Materials Safety Data
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
PRODUCT NAME: ABC Beads INTENDED USE: Tyre Balancing SUPPLIER: ABC Beads
EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBER: Poisons Information Center Australia 131 126
HAZARD IDENTIFICATION / POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS
Emergency Overview: Dust irritating to eyes and repiratory tract
Routes of Entry & Symptoms
Eye: Mechanical eye irritant. May cuase tearing and redness
Skin: Mechanical skin irritant. Prolonged contact may cause skin abrasion, redness, itching.
Sensitization: No data available.
Ingestion: May cause nausea and vomiting. No long-term health effects are anticipated.
Inhalation: Dust may be slightly irriating to respiratory tract. May cause coughing and shortness of breath.
Target Organs: Eyes, skin, respiratory system.
Acute Effects of Exposure: Exposure may include persistant cough, shortness of breath.
Signs & Symptoms of Exposure: Coughing, shortnes of breath.
FIRST AID MEASURES
Eyes: Flush eyes with large amounts of water. If signs/symptoms persist, seek medical attention.
Skin: Wash affected area with soap and water. If signs/symptoms persist, seek medical attention.
Inhalation: Remove person to fresh air. If signs/symptoms persist, seek medical attention.
Ingestion: Ingestion is an unlikely route of exposure. Leave decision to induce vomiting to qualified medical personnel, since particles may be aspirated into the lungs. Seek immediate medical attention.
FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Extinguishing Media: Extinguisher suitable for ordinary combustable materials. Class A extinguishing agents.
Special Fire Fighting Procedure: In fire conditions, fire-fighters should wear appropriate respiratory protection and full protective gear.
ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal Safety Precautions: Avoid creating dust. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Use with adequate ventilation.
Envornmental Precautions: Ensure material is properly disposed of.
Special Fire Fighting Prodcedure: In fire conditions, fire-fighters should wear appropriate respiratory protection and full protective gear.
Cleanup Measures: Collect spilled material mechanically and place in a suitable, compatible, properly labeled containter. Avoid creating anuy dust. Enure adequate ventilation and dispose.
HANDLING AND STORAGE
Handling: Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Wash hands before eating. Prevent the formation of dust. Handle with adequate ventilation.
Storage: Normal storage. Store in the original container in a cool, dry, well ventilated area. Keep containers tightly sealed.
EXPOSURE CONTROLS & PERSONAL CONTROLS
Hygenic Measures: Do not inhale dust/smoke/mist. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Wash hands before eating.
Respiratory Protection: Avoid breathing dust. Assess exposure concentration of all materilas involved in the workplace. If concentrations exceed the exposure limits listed in the Exposure Guidelines section, or irritation or other symptoms are experienced, follow the OSHA respiratior regulations found in 29 CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Use a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard 149 approved respirator.
Eye Protection: Avoid eye contact. To minimise the risk of injury to the eyes, always wear appropriate protective safety glasses or chemical safety goggles.
Skin Protection: Avoid skin contact. Wear appropriate protective protective clothing to minimize risk of injury to skin from contact with dust or physical abrasion.
STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Chemical Stability: Stable
Conditions to Avoid: None Known
Hazardous Decomposition Products: None Expected
Dangerous Reactions: None Known
Hazardous Polymerisation: None Will Occur
Disposal to approved land-fill is normally acceptable. Check local regulations for appropriate disposal method.
This product is not a Dangerous Good aacording to the Australian Code for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (ADG Code).
Product is a Schedule 5 Poison according to the Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Drugs and Poisons (SUSDP).
To the best of our knowledge, this MSDS summarises the health and safety hazards, which may be posed by the product. However ABC Beads makes no representation with regard to the completeness or accuracy of the information or of any recommendations contained in this data sheet, and it accepts no responsibility for loss or damage whatsoever resulting from the use of, or reliance upon, the information and any recommendation herein.
Version 1.0 / 16-9-13