MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
immediate medical (ophthalmologic) attention.
1 PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
Speed in treatment can prevent serious eye
damage. Clumps of moist material may lodge
deeply in cul-de-sacs inferiorly and superiorly,
and may be difficult to remove by normal
irrigation. Ensure adequate flushing by opening
eyelids and removing clumps of material.
Remove contaminated clothing immediately.
Flush affected areas immediately with large
quantities of water for at least 15 minutes or
2 COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
neutralize alkali effects. Then wash thoroughly
with soap and water. If burns are suspected or
irritation persist, seek immediate medical
attention. If burns are suspected or irritation persists, seek immediate medical attention.
INDUCE VOMITING! GET
IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION!
Greyish / white non-flammable thick liquid
Give person water or milk to drink. Rinse
suspension in water. Highly irritating and
residual material from the mouth and throat.
corrosive to the eyes, mucous membranes and
DO NOT give neutralizing agents or activated
respiratory system. Ingestion or skin and eye
charcoal. Never give anything by mouth to an
contact may cause severe burns. Inhalation of
unconscious person. If spontaneous vomiting
mists or dusts from dried product may cause
occurs, ensure that the airway is clear and rinse
severe respiratory irritation, burns and
PROMPT MEDICAL ATTENTION IS
Inhalation of dust may be severely irritating and
MANDATORY IN ALL CASES OF OVER-
cause burns to the nose and throat. Repeated or
prolonged inhalation may inflame respiratory
Quick removal from the contaminated area is
most important. Persons should be assisted to
perforation of the nasal septum. Stridor,
an uncontaminated area and inhale fresh air.
tightness of the chest, and pulmonary oedema
Further treatment should be symptomatic and
may occur following excessive inhalation of
NOTE TO PHYSICIAN:
Contact with eyes will cause irritation or
Oesophaguscopy should be performed within
characteristic alkaline burns. Very irritating to
12 to 24 hours after ingestion. Second and third
degree burns have been reported in 9 to 22% of
anaesthetic for several days after the injury,
circumferential burn for fear of perforation.
nerves. Clumps of moist material may form and
Antibiotics should be used only for specific
be difficult to remove by normal irrigation.
indications of infection. Pharmacological does
Clumps tend to lodge deep in the cul-de-sacs
and act as reservoirs for liberation of calcium
hydroxide over long periods of time. Blindness
circumferential oesophageal burns are detected.
Administer oxygen, determine blood gases, and
May be severely irritating to the skin and moist
obtain a chest x-ray. If Pulmonary oedema is
tissue. Contact can cause corrosive burns.
present, consider positive and expiratory
Calcium hydroxide penetrates the skin slowly,
so that the extend of damage depends on the duration of contact.
5 FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Ingestion usually results in burns to the lips,
Use extinguishing media suitable for the
tongue, and mucous membranes of the mouth
combustible materials involved in the fire.
and throat, followed by severe abdominal pain.
Use water in flooding quantities as a fog, and
Burns may appear in the throat without being
apply from as far a distance as possible. Do
present in the mouth. Spontaneous vomiting,
abdominal pain, dysphasia, an d drooling may
be noted. In severe cases, if death does not
occur in the first 24 hours, the person may
improve in 2 to 4 days, followed by the onset of
severe abdominal pain and rapid fall of blood
pressure. These conditions indicate delayed
1076°F (580°C ), calcium hydroxide can
Oesophageal stricture can occur within weeks
decompose to produce calcium oxide (CaO)
to months later, making swallowing difficult.
and water vapour. Calcium oxide is irritating
Pre-existing eye, skin, and
organic materials. Calcium oxide also reacts
with water to form calcium hydroxide, which liberates heat during formation.
4 FIRST AID MEASURES
In case of eye contact, immediately flush with
low pressure, cool water for at least 30 minutes,
protection (SCBA) and full turnout or Bunker
6 ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Evacuate all personnel from affected area.
when responding to spill. Contain leak/spill if
Oil/water partition coefficient Not available
Carefully scoop or shovel into clean, dry
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containers for disposal or recovery. For lime
that has dried, avoid creating dust. Recovered
flushed to sewer if appropriate approvals are
decomposition of maleic anhydride. Forms
explosive products with nitro ethane and water.
hazard area. Stay upwind from dried material
Phosphorus boiled alkaline oxides yield mixed
present, and uphill in the event of a slurry
phosphines which may ignite spontaneously in
spill. Dike well ahead of slurry for later
disposal or recovery. Protective clothing and
Liberates ammonia (NH3
) from ammonium
salts. When heated above 1076°F (580°C),
exposure to lime. Personnel responding to
large spills should have training in lime
characteristics and spill response. Avoid creating dust if material has dried. Keep
11 TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
material away from waterways and sewers.
Skin & eye contact
Corrosive to skin and eyes. Can cause characteristic alkaline burns and tissue
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equipment. Do not inhale dusts or mists. Do
not get on the skin or in the eyes. Immediately
flush contaminated skin with large quantities of
water. Consumption of food or beverages in the work area should be prohibited. Use good
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Acute and long-term Toxicity to Fish and Invertebrates. TLm
Store in a clean ventilated area. Isolate
Mosquito Fish: 240ppm/24 hr; 220ppm/48 hr; 160ppm/96 hr @ 21-
13 DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
An emergency eye-wash station, and safety
Dispose in accordance with federal, state, and
shower should be available in the immediate
guidance on acceptable disposal practices.
Use local exhaust and general ventilation
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to reduce dust concentrations, if any, to
Long-sleeve shirts or another skin covering
Use long protective gloves of any material to
prevent contact of dried material with the skin.
Use long rubber gloves, apron, boots, etc. as
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necessary to prevent contact with slurry.
Eyes / Face
Safety glasses with side-shields, goggles, or
full-face shield as necessary, to prevent contact.
Respiratory protection is normally not necessary
with adequate ventilation. A NIOSH/MSHA –
approved respirator with HEPA cartridge may
immediately with plenty of water and seek
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16 OTHER INFORMATION
17 EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY
Information contained in this publication is accurate at the date of
publication. The company does not accept liability arising from the
use of this information, or the use, application, adaptation or process
The Stripe Symbol and the word AFROX are AFROX Group Trademarks.
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