MSDS of Bitumen Enamel

Section 1. Product and company identification

Product name: bitumen enamel

Section 2. Composition/information  on ingredients

Chemical class: alkyd based paints

Ec classification:                harmful, xn

R phrases:           r10, 20/21, 65

S phrases:           s2, 13, 43, 62

Hazardous and/or other relevant components   % (w/w)               cas no.  E.c. No.

White spirits       > 10 %   64742-88-7          649-405-00-x

Solvent naphta > 10 %   64742-94-5          649-424-00-3

Hydrocarbon blend (c9-c11 n-paraffins) > 10 %   64771-72-8         

Section 3. Hazards identification

Sapma health rating:      2-moderate – temporary or minor injury possible even if treatment given.

Inhalation:          harmful, avoid excessive exposure to this material.

Skin:      irritating, risk of dermatitis

Eyes:     highly irritating and risk of irreversible damage.

Ingestion:            harmful. May cause lung damage if swallowed.

No carcinogenic, mutagenic or genetic effects established.

May have short-term environmental effects. Contain, monitor & remove.

Section 4. First aid measures

Inhalation:          move to fresh air. In case of discomfort seek medical attention.

Skin:      remove contaminated clothing. Use a skin cleaner/soap and water. If any discomfort get medical attention.

Eyes:     rinse immediately with plenty of water. Refer immediately to doctor.

Ingestion:            wash mouth with plenty of water. Do not induce vomiting. Seek medical attention.

Section 5. Fire fighting measures

Flammable with toxic fumes.

Containers can burst in a fire. Can form explosive vapour/air mixture. Static discharge hazard.

Use foam, co2, dry powder. Use fog to cool and control. Do not use water jets. Cool containers in case of fire.

Section 6. Accidental release measures – see also sections 5, 8, 13

Ensure sufficient ventilation.

Contain & collect spillage with inert material and dispose of according to local regulations.

Keep out of drains and sewers.

Section 7. Handling and storage

Keep away from ignition sources. No open flames. No smoking. Keep containers cool. Store away from direct sun.

Avoid free fall of liquid – use earthing.

Section 8. Exposure controls/personal protection

Name    cas          oel (mg/m3)       oel (ppm)            stoel (mg/m3)   stoel (ppm)

Xylene  1330-20-7            435         100         650         150 rl+ s

White spirits       64742-88-7          350         200         720         125 rl

(cl/rl = controlled/recommended level ‘s’ = skin annotation)

Sapma rating:    2-h-e     ppe – respirator and eye protection

Inhalation:          in case of insufficient ventilation, use suitable respiratory protection.

Skin:      avoid direct contact. Use barrier cream and impervious gloves.

Eyes:     use goggles. Avoid direct contact.

Ingestion:            observe the rules of hygiene. Wash before eating, drinking or smoking.

Section 9. Physical and chemical properties

Appearance:      white to off white liquid

Flash point:         > 23 °c

Density:               0.87 – 1.03 (typical)

Viscosity:             70 – 74 ku

Solubility:            soluble in organic solvents, insoluble in water.

Section 10. Stability and reactivity

Stable under normal conditions. Could generate static – use earthing.

Inert – no reaction with fire-fighting water.

Section 11. Toxicological information

No carcinogenic, mutagenic or genetic effects established

Section 12. Ecological information

May have short-term environmental effects. Contain, monitor & remove.

Section 13. Disposal information

Use reputable waste disposal contractors – potential for spontaneous combustion. Care with used containers.

Section 14. Transport information

Sin/un number:    1263

Shipping name:    bitumen enamel

Packaging group:   iii

Class:     3

Section 15. Regulatory information

Classification:     harmful, xn

R10         flammable

R20/21  harmful by inhalation and contact with skin

R65         harmful – may cause lung damage if swallowed

S2           keep out of reach of children. (retail sales only)

S13         keep away from food, drink and animal feeding stuffs

S43         in case of fire, use water fog, foam or powder – do not use water jets

S62         if swallowed, do not induce vomiting, seek medical advice immediately

Section 16. Other information

Take precautionary measures against static discharges. In case of any discomfort always seek medical advice.

All information is given in good faith but without guarantee in respect of accuracy. No responsibility is accepted for errors or omissions or the consequences thereof.


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