Polypropylene Absorbents MSDS

Code: Whole range of Chemical, General Purpose & Oil & Fuel Absorbent Material

JULY 2009

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Stratex’s Material Safety Data Sheet was produced to conform with the National Code of Practice for the Preparation of Material Safety Data Sheets 2nd Edition [NOHSC:2011(2003)]. It complies with the GHS for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals. Although Polypropylene Absorbents are not classed as hazardous, this safety data sheet has been provided to facilitate your workplace risk assessments and training.

1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION AND COMPANY/UNDERTAKING

Product Name: Strataspill Polypropylene Absorbents: Pads, Socks, Rolls

Company Name: Stratex Pty (ABN: 42 521 609 449)

Address: 10-12 Hale Street DERWENT PARK TAS 7009

Emergency Telephone: 1300 991 180

Fax: 1300 723 484

Recommended Use: Absorbent for all liquids, chemical and sludge spills.

2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Hazards Classification NON-HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE

NON-DANGEROUS GOODS

Hazard classification according to the criteria of NOHSC.

Dangerous goods classification according to the Australia Dangerous Goods Code.

3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Information on Composition Ingredients

Name CAS Proportion

Polypropylene Fabric 9003-07-0 60-100%

4. FIRST AID MEASURES

Inhalation: If inhaled, remove from contaminated area.

Ingestion: If ingested induce vomiting, if further than 15 minutes from medical attention.

Skin: Wash affected area thoroughly with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse or discard. If symptoms develop seek medical attention.

Eye: Flush affected area thoroughly with water for at least 15 minutes, or until redness & symptoms subside. If symptoms persist seek medical attention.

First Aid Facilities: Normal washroom facilities.

Advice to Doctor: Treat symptomatically.

5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

Suitable Extinguishing Media: Use appropriate fire extinguisher for surrounding environment.

Fire Fighting Procedures: Respiratory and eye protection may be required for fire fighting personnel

Hazards from Combustion Products: Non combustible material

Hazchem Code: None Allocated

6. ACCIDENTAL REALEASE MEASURES

Not applicable

7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Conditions for Safe Storage: Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area, out of direct sunlight and moisture. Store in labelled packaging. Keep packaging tightly closed.

8. EXPOSURE CONTROL/PERSONAL PROTECTION

National Exposure Standards: No exposure standards have been established for this material.

Biological Limit Values: No biological limit allocated.

Engineering Controls: Use with good general ventilation. If dusts are produced local exhaust ventilation should be used.

Respiratory Protection: If engineering controls are not effective in controlling airborne exposure then respiratory protective equipment should be used suitable for protecting against airborne contaminants. Reference should be made to Australian Standards AS/NZS 1715, Selection, Use and maintenance of Respiratory Protective Devices; and AS/NZS 1716, Respiratory Protective Devices.

Eye Protection: Safety glasses with side shields, goggles or full-face shield as appropriate recommended. Eye protection should conform to Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 1337 - Eye Protectors for Industrial Applications.

Hand Protection: Generally not required, however for industrial use, wear gloves of impervious material. Reference should be made to AS/NZS 2161.1: Occupational protective gloves - Selection, use and maintenance.

Body Protection: Suitable work wear should be worn to protect personal clothing. Industrial clothing should conform to the specifications detailed in AS/NZS 2919: Industrial clothing.

9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Appearance: Meltblown Polypropylene

Odour: Odourless

Boiling Point: Not Available

Solubility in Water: Insoluble

Solvents Specific Gravity: 0.91

Vapour Pressure: Not applicable

Vapour Density (Air=1): Not applicable

Flash Point: Not applicable

Flammable Limits- Lower: Not applicable

Flammable Limits - Upper: Not applicable

10. STABILITY AND REACITVITY

Chemical Stability: Stable

11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Chronic Effects: Not expected to cause chronic health effects

12. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Disposal Considerations: Dispose of waste according to federal EPA and state regulations.

13. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

Transport Information: Not classified as Dangerous Goods, according to the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail.

14. OTHER INFORMATION

Date of preparation or last revision of MSDS: July 2009

MSDS Contact Person: Shannon Harris Ph: 1300 991 180

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