MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
SECTION 1. PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
Classified as hazardous according to the criteria of Worksafe Australia.
SECTION 2. INGREDIENTS
SECTION 3. PHYSICAL & EXPOSURE DATA
Product Exposure Limits
Toxicity and Irritation Data
LD(50) for ingestion (rat) 23 gm/kg
LD(50) for skin contact 65 gm/kg
CAUTION: Tannic acid and isopropanol have been classified by IARC as Group 3 - not classifiable as to their carcinogenicity to humans. Use good occupational health practice [RTECS 1989]
SECTION 4. HEALTH HAZARD
No adverse effects are expected if the product is handled in accordance with this safety Data Sheet and with the product label.
Symptoms of Exposure: Acute and Chronic Effects
Strong burning sensation, possible vomiting. Can result in irritation of the gastrointestinal tract and mucous membranes. Considered as an unlikely route of entry in commercial/industrial environments.
The liquid is severely irritating to the eyes, and may burn eye tissue.
Liquid may be irritating to the skin and may be capable of causing allergic skin reactions. Temporary black staining of the skin can occur following contact, and takes 3 - 4 days before skin returns to normal colour.
The vapor is mildly irritating to the upper respiratory tract, and can cause dizziness, mild irritation, and anaesthesia.
Systemic and other effects:
Emergency & First Aid Procedures
DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. If conscious give water or milk to rinse out mouth and drink. Provide liquid slowly but as much as casualty will drink. Transport to hospital or doctor without delay. Activated charcoal may be helpful.
Immediately hold the eyes open and irrigate eyes with running water for at least 15 minutes. Ensure irrigation under eyelids by occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Transport to doctor or hospital without delay. Removal of contact lenses after an eye injury should only be undertaken by skilled personnel.
Immediately remove all contaminated clothing including footwear. Wash affected areas thoroughly with detergent hand cleaner and rinse with plenty of water. Seek medical attention in event of irritation.
Remove to fresh air, lie patient down, keep warm and rested. If breathing is shallow or has stopped, ensure clear airway and apply resuscitation. Administer oxygen. Transport to hospital or doctor.
Notes to physician: Treat symptomatically
SECTION 5. PERSONAL PROTECTION & HANDLING
Remove and wash all contaminated clothing and equipment.
Handle in well ventilated area. Always observe conditions of good industrial hygiene and safe working practice. Do not work in spray or mist. If spraying, work fully covered with self contained breathing apparatus or air fed hood conforming to State Spraying Regulations.
SECTION 6. FIRE & EXPLOSION
Aqueous solution not subject to fire or explosion.
SECTION 7. STORAGE & TRANSPORT
SECTION 8. SPILLS & DISPOSAL
SECTION 9. AUTHORIZATION
Please call Boatcraft Pacific 07 3806 1944 ( +617 3806 1944) for how to contact your nearest reseller.
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