Health and Safety Recommendations for our stone repair mortar Family of Products

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SAFETY DATA SHEET

(REACH regulation (EC) n° 1907/2006)

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SECTION 1 : IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/MIXTURE AND OF THE COMPANY/UNDERTAKING

1.1. Product identifier

Product name : ST ONE©

1.2. Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against

Stone repair mortar

1.3. Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet

Registered company name : CESA (CHAUX ET ENDUITS DE ST ASTIER).
Address : La Jarthe.24110.ST ASTIER. France.
Telephone : +33 (0)5 53 54 11 25. Fax : +33 (0)5 53 04 67 91.
Email : cesa@c-e-s-a.fr
http://www.c-e-s-a.fr

1.4. Emergency telephone number : +33 (0)1 45 42 59 59.

Association/Organisation : INRS / ORFILA http://www.centres-antipoison.net.

SECTION 2 : HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

2.1. Classification of the substance or mixture

In compliance with EC regulation No. 1272/2008 and its amendments.

Skin irritation, Category 2 (Skin Irrit. 2, H315).

Serious eye damage, Category 1 (Eye Dam. 1, H318).

Specific target organ toxicity (single exposure), Category 3 (STOT SE 3, H335)
This mixture does not present a physical hazard. Refer to the recommendations regarding the other products present on the site.
This mixture does not present an environmental hazard. No known or foreseeable environmental damage under standard conditions of use.

2.2. Label elements

In compliance with EC regulation No. 1272/2008 and its amendments.

Hazard pictograms :

Signal Word :
DANGER

Product identifiers :

EC 215-137-3 CALCIUM HYDROXYDE

Hazard statements :

H315 Causes skin irritation.
H318 Causes serious eye damage.
H335 May cause respiratory irritation

Precautionary statements - Prevention :

P102: Keep out of reach of children

P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection

P261: Avoid breathing dust fume

Precautionary statements – Response :

P305+P351+P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

P302+P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.

P332+P313: If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice.

P304+P340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.

P310 : Immediately call a Poison Center or doctor.

Precautionary statements - Disposal :

P501: Dispose of content/container in a point of collection ok waste.

2.3. Other hazards

In the event of dust formed by mechanical action (sanding, sawing, etc..), this dust may cause irritation by inhalation and contact with eyes.
In use, may form flammable/explosive dust-air mixture.

The mixture does not contain substances classified as ‘Substances of Very High Concern' (SVHC) >= 0.1% published by the European CHemicals Agency (ECHA) under article 57 of REACH: http://echa.europa.eu/fr/candidate-list-table.

The mixture satisfies neither the PBT nor the vPvB criteria for mixtures in accordance with annex XIII of the REACH regulations EC 1907/2006.

When mixing, a very alkaline solution is formed.

SECTION 3 : COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

3.2. Mixtures

Composition :

Identification (EC) 1272/2008 Note %
CAS: 1305-62-0
EC: 215-137-3
REACH : 01-2119475151-45
 
CALCIUM HYDROXYDE
GHS07, GHS05
Dgr
Skin Irrit. 2, H315
Eye Dam. 1, H318
STOT SE 3, H335
0 <= x % < 10
CAS: 14808-60-7
EC: 238-878-4
 
CRYSTALLINE SILICA
 
STOT RE 1, H372
[1] 0 <= x % < 1

Information on ingredients :

[1] Substance for which maximum workplace exposure limits are available.

SECTION 4 : FIRST AID MEASURES

As a general rule, in case of doubt or if symptoms persist, always call a doctor.
NEVER induce swallowing by an unconscious person.

4.1. Description of first aid measures

In the event of exposure by inhalation :

If breathing is irregular or has stopped, effect mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and call a doctor.

In the event of splashes or contact with eyes :

Wash thoroughly with fresh, clean water for 15 minutes holding the eyelids open.

Regardless of the initial state, refer the patient to an ophthalmologist and show him the label.

If there is any redness, pain or visual impairment, consult an ophthalmologist.

In the event of splashes or contact with skin :

Remove contaminated clothing and wash the skin thoroughly with soap and water or a recognised cleaner.

Watch out for any remaining product between skin and clothing, watches, shoes, etc.

If the contaminated area is widespread and/or there is damage to the skin, a doctor must be consulted or the patient transferred to hospital.

In the event of swallowing :

Do not give the patient anything orally.

In the event of swallowing, if the quantity is small (no more than one mouthful), rinse the mouth with water and consult a doctor.

Seek medical attention immediately, showing the label.

4.2. Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

No data available.

4.3. Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

No data available.

SECTION 5 : FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

Non-flammable.

5.1. Extinguishing media

No data available.

5.2. Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

A fire will often produce a thick black smoke. Exposure to decomposition products may be hazardous to health.

Do not breathe in smoke.

5.3. Advice for firefighters

No data available.

SECTION 6 : ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1. Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Consult the safety measures listed under headings 7 and 8.

For non first aid worker

Avoid any contact with the skin and eyes.

For first aid worker

First aid workers will be equipped with suitable personal protective equipment (See section 8).

6.2. Environmental precautions

Prevent any material from entering drains or waterways.

6.3. Methods and material for containment and cleaning up

Retrieve the product by mechanical means (sweeping/vacuuming) : do not generate dust.

6.4. Reference to other sections

No data available.

SECTION 7 : HANDLING AND STORAGE

Requirements relating to storage premises apply to all facilities where the mixture is handled.

7.1. Precautions for safe handling

Always wash hands after handling.

Remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-using.

Emergency showers and eye wash stations will be required in facilities where the mixture is handled constantly.

Fire prevention :

Prevent access by unauthorised personnel.

Recommended equipment and procedures :

For personal protection, see section 8.

Observe precautions stated on label and also industrial safety regulations.

Avoid eye contact with this mixture at all times.

Prohibited equipment and procedures :

No smoking, eating or drinking in areas where the mixture is used.

7.2. Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

No data available.

Packaging

Always keep in packaging made of an identical material to the original.

7.3. Specific end use(s)

No data available.

SECTION 8 : EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

8.1. Control parameters

Occupational exposure limits :

UK / WEL (Workplace exposure limits, EH40/2005, 2007) :

CAS TWA : STEL : Ceiling : Definition : Criteria :
14808-60-7 0.3 mg/m3 - - - R
1305-62-0 5 mg/m3 - - - -

Derived no effect level (DNEL) or derived minimum effect level (DMEL):
CALCIUM HYDROXYDE (CAS: 1305-62-0)

Final use: Workers.
Exposure method: Inhalation.
Potential health effects: Short term local effects.
DNEL : 4 mg of substance/m3

Exposure method: Inhalation.
Potential health effects: Long term local effects.
DNEL : 1 mg of substance/m3

Final use: Consumers.
Exposure method: Inhalation.
Potential health effects: Short term local effects.
DNEL : 4 mg of substance/m3

Exposure method: Inhalation.
Potential health effects: Long term local effects.
DNEL : 1 mg of substance/m3

Predicted no effect concentration (PNEC):
CALCIUM HYDROXYDE (CAS: 1305-62-0)
Environmental compartment : Soil.
PNEC : 1.080 mg/kg
Environmental compartment: Fresh water.
PNEC : 0.49 mg/l
Environmental compartment: Sea water.
PNEC : 0.32 mg/l
Environmental compartment: Waste water treatment plant.
PNEC : 3.004 mg/l

8.2. Exposure controls

Personal protection measures, such as personal protective equipment

Pictogram(s) indicating the obligation of wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) :

Use personal protective equipment that is clean and has been properly maintained.

Store personal protective equipment in a clean place, away from the work area.

Never eat, drink or smoke during use. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-using. Ensure that there is adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas.

- Eye / face protection

Avoid contact with eyes.

Before handling powders or dust emission, wear mask goggles in accordance with standard EN166.

Prescription glasses are not considered as protection.

Provide eyewash stations in facilities where the product is handled constantly.

- Hand protection

Wear suitable protective gloves in the event of prolonged or repeated skin contact.

Use suitable protective gloves that are resistant to chemical agents in accordance with standard EN374.

Gloves must be selected according to the application and duration of use at the workstation.

Protective gloves need to be selected according to their suitability for the workstation in question : other chemical products that may be handled, necessary physical protections (cutting, pricking, heat protection), level of dexterity required.

Recommended properties :

- Impervious gloves in accordance with standard EN374

- Body protection

Avoid skin contact.

Wear suitable protective clothing.

These clothes shall be chosen to ensure there is no inflammation or irritation of the skin at the neck and wrist by contact with the powder

Suitable type of protective clothing :

Wear protective clothing against solid chemicals and particles suspended in the air (type 5) in accordance with standard EN13982-1 to prevent skin contact.

Work clothing worn by personnel shall be laundered regularly.

After contact with the product, all parts of the body that have been soiled must be washed.

- Respiratory protection

Avoid breathing dust.

Type of FFP mask :

Wear a disposable half-mask dust filter in accordance with standard EN149.

SECTION 9 : PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

9.1. Information on basic physical and chemical properties

General information :

Physical state : Powder or dust.

Important health, safety and environmental information

pH : Not relevant.
Flash point interval : Not relevant.
Vapour pressure (50°C) : Not relevant.
Density : > 1
Water solubility : Soluble.

9.2. Other information

No data available.

SECTION 10 : STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

10.1. Reactivity

No data available.

10.2. Chemical stability

This mixture is stable under the recommended handling and storage conditions in section 7.

10.3. Possibility of hazardous reactions

No data available.

10.4. Conditions to avoid

Avoid :

- formation of dusts

Dusts can form an explosive mixture with air.

10.5. Incompatible materials

No data available.

10.6. Hazardous decomposition products

No data available.

SECTION 11 : TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1. Information on toxicological effects

11.1.1. Substances

Acute toxicity :

CALCIUM HYDROXYDE (CAS: 1305-62-0)

Oral route : LD50 > 2000 mg/kg

Species : Rat

OECD Guideline 420 (Acute Oral Toxicity Fixed Dose Method)

Dermal route : LD50 > 502500 mg/kg

Species : Rabbit

OECD Guideline 402 (Acute Dermal Toxicity)

Respiratory or skin sensitization : Non-Sensitiser.
Germ cell mutagenicity : No mutagenic effect.
Carcinogenicity : No carcinogenic effect.
Reproductive toxicant : No toxic effect for reproduction

11.1.2. Mixture

No toxicological data available for the mixture.

SECTION 12 : ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

12.1. Toxicity

12.1.1. Substances

CALCIUM HYDROXYDE (CAS: 1305-62-0)
Fish toxicity : LC50 = 50.6 mg/l
Duration of exposure : 96 h

Crustacean toxicity : EC50 = 49.1 mg/l
Duration of exposure : 48 h
NOEC = 32 mg/l

Aquatic plant toxicity : ECr50 = 184.57 mg/l
Duration of exposure : 72 h
NOEC = 48 mg/l
Duration of exposure : 72 h

12.1.2. Mixtures

No aquatic toxicity data available for the mixture.

12.2. Persistence and degradability

No data available.

12.3. Bio accumulative potential

No data available.

12.4. Mobility in soil

No data available.

12.5. Results of PBT and vPvB assessment

No data available.

12.6. Other adverse effects

No data available.

SECTION 13 : DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Proper waste management of the mixture and/or its container must be determined in accordance with Directive 2008/98/EC.

13.1. Waste treatment methods

Do not pour into drains or waterways.

Waste :

Waste management is carried out without endangering human health, without harming the environment and, in particular without risk to water, air, soil, plants or animals.

Recycle or dispose of waste in compliance with current legislation, preferably via a certified collector or company.

Do not contaminate the ground or water with waste, do not dispose of waste into the environment.

Soiled packaging :

Empty container completely. Keep label(s) on container.

Give to a certified disposal contractor.

SECTION 14 : TRANSPORT INFORMATION

Exempt from transport classification and labelling.

Transport product in compliance with provisions of the ADR for road, RID for rail, IMDG for sea and ICAO/IATA for air transport (ADR 2015 - IMDG 2014 - ICAO/IATA 2015).

SECTION 15 : REGULATORY INFORMATION

15.1. Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture

- Classification and labelling information included in section 2:

The following regulations have been used:
- EU Regulation No. 1272/2008 amended by EU Regulation No.487/2013.
- EU Regulation No. 1272/2008 amended by EU Regulation No.758/2013.
- EU Regulation No. 1272/2008 amended by EU Regulation No.944/2013.
- EU Regulation No. 1272/2008 amended by EU Regulation No.605/2014.
- EU Regulation No. 1272/2008 amended by EU Regulation No.1297/2014.

- Container information:

No data available.

- Particular provisions :

No data available.

15.2. Chemical safety assessment

No data available.

SECTION 16 : OTHER INFORMATION

Since the user's working conditions are not known by us, the information supplied on this safety data sheet is based on our current level of knowledge and on national and community regulations.

The mixture must not be used for other uses than those specified in section 1 without having first obtained written handling instructions.

It is at all times the responsibility of the user to take all necessary measures to comply with legal requirements and local regulations.

The information in this safety data sheet must be regarded as a description of the safety requirements relating to the mixture and not as a guarantee of the properties thereof.

Wording of the phrases mentioned in section 3 :

H315 Causes skin irritation.
H318 Causes serious eye damage.
H335 May cause respiratory irritation.
H372 Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure .

Abbreviations :

DNEL : Derived No-Effect Level

PNEC : Predicted No-Effect Concentration

CMR: Carcinogenic, mutagenic or reprotoxic.

ADR : European agreement concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by Road.

IMDG : International Maritime Dangerous Goods.

IATA : International Air Transport Association.

ICAO : International Civil Aviation Organisation

RID : Regulations concerning the International carriage of Dangerous goods by rail.

WGK : Wassergefahrdungsklasse (Water Hazard Class).

GHS05 : Corrosion

PBT: Persistent, bioaccumulable and toxic.

vPvB : Very persistent, very bioaccumulable.

SVHC : Substances of very high concern.