Health and Safety Recommendations for BATICHANVRE ® binder from St Astier
Product and Manufacturer Identification
- Product: An hydraulic binder with additives for working with hemp aggregates
- Use: binder for building mortars
Name : Group C.E.S.A
Addresse : 24110 St Astier, France
- Emergency Calls:
France - ORFILA, Ph: 01.45.42.59.59
UK – The Lime Line Ph: 08007839014
Ireland – The Traditional Lime Co. TPh: 05991.51750
A blend of Natural Hydraulic Lime, hydrated lime, hydraulic binder and additives. It has the property of hardening in contact with water. The hydrated lime hardens in contact with air by re-absorbing CO2. Contains a small quantity of additives.
|Chemical denomination||EINE CS number||CAS number||Classification||Concentration or Concentration range|
|Calcium hydroxyde||215-137-3||1305-62-0||X i R 41||≥ 3 %|
|Hydraulic binder||266-043-4||65997-15-1||X i R36/37/38-43||≥ 20 %|
IDENTIFICATION OF DANGERS
Principal risks for people and the environment
First Aid Measures
|Contact with eyes||
|Contact with the skin||
ANTI FIRE MEASURES
The product is not flammable.
All fire estinguishing agents can be used.
Above 950oC the lime will produce CO2 emission.
ACCIDENTAL SPILLAGE MEASURES
|Protection of the environment||
|Cleaning and recovery methods||
STORAGE AND HANDLING PRECAUTIONS
|Keep away from children reach.||
Control procedures for workers’ exposure and type of equipment for individuals’ protection.
|Total Dust Limit:||10 mg/m3|
|Air bourne dust limit:||5 mg/m3|
|Inhalation protection:||Wear appropriate mask|
|Hands protection:||Wear appropriate gloves|
|Eyes protection:||Wear goggles to avoid risk of splashes in the eyes.|
|Skin protection:||Wear suitable protective work clothing.|
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
|Aspect:||grey or white powder|
|Fusion Point:||> 1000oC|
|Ignition Temperature||Not Flamable|
|Danger of explosion:||Not Explosive|
|Solubility in Water||> 1.5 g/l at 20°C|
|PH||Between 12 and 13 (in saturated solution)|
|Apparent volumetric mass:||0.65 g/cm3 at 20oC|
|Absolute volumetric mass:||2.6 g/cm3 (20oC)|
|Granulometry||20 to 30% fines < 0.05mm|
STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
|Stability:||The product is stable at all temperatures|
|Conditions to avoid:||Storage in damp areas to avoid an hydraulic set|
|Materials to avoid:||Reacts strongly with acids, generating CO2|
|Inhalation:|| Inhalation can cause irritation of the respiratory ways and of the nasal mucose.
In extreme cases the mucose can be eroded
|Ingestion:||Large ingestion can cause burining of the mouth, exophagus ad stomac|
Can irritate the skin due to its high alcalinity
|Contact with the eyes:||Can cause irritation of the eye and the pupil
Prolongued rinsing is necessary
Cronic skin pathology
|Prolongued exposure without adequate protection (gloves) can cause dermatological irritation|
The product in its hardened state can be disposed as a normal construction debris.
Dispose of used bags in authorised refuse areas in accordance with local directives.
The product is not considered hazardous in accordance with ADR, RID, IMDG and IATA regulations.
In general, avoid spillages of powder during transport.
ADR: European agreement on road transport of dangerous substances
RID: International rail transport regulation for dangerous substances.
IMDG: International maritime dangerous goods code.
IATA: International Air Transport Association.
|Danger symbol:||Xi irritant|
|Principal constituent:||Calcium hydroxide|
Conforms with Norm NF ISO 11014-1
It is recommeded to provide instructions to personnel regarding the risks and precautions to observe in case of accident.
The recommendations in this document are based on our kowledge as it stands at the time of issue related to this product. They are given in good faith.
The User attention is drawn to the eventual risks caused by the utilisation of a product for different purposes from the ones for which the product has been envisaged. It is the responsibility of the User to adopt the appropiate safety measures and to apply all regulations current at the time of use. The prescriptions contained in this document are given to help the User to fulfill its obligations. The precautions listed cannot be considered as exhaustive.
See also: Batichanvre Data Sheet
For further Guidance, contact your St Astier Distributor.
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