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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET


CAUTERANT MIX

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SECTION 1: PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

PRODUCT NAME: GENELYN CAUTERANT MIX
SYNONYMS: Cauterant
PRODUCT CODES: ADD306020 (1L) and ADD306030 (12 x 1L)

MANUFACTURER: GENELYN PTY LTD EUROPEAN DISTRIBUTOR: EEPCO Ltd
ADDRESS: PO BOX 337 Unit 2C Knowl Hill
Marden S.A. Kingsclere, Berkshire
AUSTRALIA RG20 4NY, UK
Tel 0044 (0)1635 299 886 (Hours 9h-5pm)
info@eep-co.com

SECTION 2: HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect, May cause sensitisation by skin contact, Toxic by Inhalation, Toxic in contact with skin and by
ingestion, Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin. Causes burns. Possible risk of irreversible effects. Harmful: danger of serious
damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation and in contact with skin

CLASSIFICATION : T ; R23/24/25 R68 Carc3 ; Xn ; R48/20/21/22 R34 R40 R43


SECTION 3: COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS


NAME EC No CAS No CONTENT CLASSIFICATION

FORMALDEHYDE 37% Vol 200-001-8 50-00-0 10-30% Carc3; R40, T; R23/24/25, C; R34 R43

PHENOL 203-632-7 108-95-2 10-30% Carc 3; R68 T;R23/24/25 C;R34
Xn ; R48/20/21/22

The full text for all R phrases is displayed in section 16.

SECTION 4: FIRST AID MEASURES

INHALATION:
Remove the exposed person to fresh air at once. Get medical attention. Provide rest and warmth. When breathing is difficult properly
trained personnel may assist effected person by administering oxygen.

INGESTION:
Do not induce vomiting. Never make an unconscious person vomit or drink fluids! Remove victim immediately from source of exposure. Drink
plenty of water. Get medical attention immediately! Provide rest and warmth.

SKIN CONTACT:
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash skin with running of water for at least 15mn. If irritation persists call a doctor immediately.

EYE CONTACT:
Make sure to remove any contact lenses from the eyes before rinsing. Promptly wash eyes with running water for at least 15mn while lifting
the eye lids. Get medical attention immediately.

SECTION 5: FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

EXTINGUISHING MEDIA
Use fire-extinguishing media appropriate for surrounding materials.

SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES
Move container from fire area if it can be done without risk. Cool containers exposed to flames with water until well after the fire is out.

SPECIFIC HAZARDS
Fire creates: Toxic gases/Vapours/Fumes of Carbon monoxide (CO), Carbon dioxide (CO2)

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SECTION 6: ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

SPILL CLEAN UP METHODS
Wear necessary protective equipment. Ventilate well. Stop leak if possible without risk. DO NOT touch spilled material. Absorb in vermiculite, dry sand or earth and
place into container. Flush with plenty of water to clean spillage area. Do not let washing down water contaminate ponds or waterways. Wash thoroughly after
dealing with a spillage.

SECTION 7: HANDLING AND STORAGE

USAGE PRECAUTIONS:
Avoid spilling, skin and eye contact. Provide good ventilation. Avoid inhalation of vapours.

STORAGE PRECAUTIONS
Store in tightly closed original container in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Keep in original container. Keep out of reach of children.
Store indoors between 2.0
o
C - 44
o
C .

SECTION 8: EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Name Std LT ppm LT mg/m3 ST ppm ST mg/m3

FORMALDEHYDE 37% Vol WEL 2 ppm 2.5 mg/m3 2 ppm 2.5 mg/m3

PHENOL WEL 2 ppm (Sk) 7.8mg/m3


INGREDIENT COMMENTS
WEL = Workplace Exposure Limits

PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT





ENGINEERING MEASURES: Keep workplace well ventilated.
EYE PROTECTION: Goggles
HAND PROTECTION Use protective gloves
OTHER PROTECTION Wear appropriate closing to prevent any possibility of liquid contact and repeated or prolonged vapour contact.
HYGIENE MEASURES Do not smoke in work area. Wash at the end of each work shift and before eating, smoking and using the toilet.
When using do not eat or drink.

SECTION 9: PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

APPEARANCE: Clear liquid
COLOUR: light straw
ODOUR: Stringent
SOLUBILITY: Completely in water
BOILING POINT: Approx 100C
VAPOUR DENSITY (air=1): not determined RELATIVE DENSITY: Approx < 1
VOLATILE BY VOL (%): not determined EVAPORATION RATE: not determined
FLASH POINT (c): 90C+ pH-VALUE, CONC. SOLUTION: < 7


SECTION 10: STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

STABILITY:
Stable under normal workplace conditions.

CONDITIONS TO AVOID:
Contact with strong oxidants, alkalis, halogens and their derivatives, destroys its function. Immiscible with hydrocarbon solvents.





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SECTION 11: TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

INHALATION:
Toxic by inhalation. Prolonged inhalation of high concentrations may damage respiratory system. May cause irritation to the respiratory system.

INGESTION:
Toxic if swallowed. Causes burns Swallowing concentrated chemical may cause severe internal injury.

SKIN CONTACT:
May cause systemic effects (poisoning) by skin absorption. Fat soluble and rapidly absorbed through the skin. Initially painless due to anaesthetising effect then
irritation, rash or burning may develop. Affected tissue becomes white.

EYE CONTACT:
Causes burns. May cause severe corneal damage

HEALTH WARNINGS:
Prolonged inhalation may damage respiratory system. Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause severe irritation. The product causes irritation of mucous
membranes. May cause severe internal injury.

Other Health Effects
Carcinogen Category 3.

MEDICAL CONSIDERATIONS:
Skin disorders and allergies. History of smoking.

SECTION 12: ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION: Prevent contamination of soil, drains or surface water, use appropriate containment method to avoid environmental
contamination.

SECTION 13: DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

DISPOSAL METHODS
This material and/or its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste according to local regulations

SECTION 14: TRANSPORT INFORMATION

Proper Shipping Name : Corrosive liquid, Toxic, N.O.S

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RID/ADR IMDG
UN N# : 2922 Haz Code 2X UN# : 2922
Class : 8 6.1 Class : 8 6.1
PG : III PG : III
HAZARD No 86 Marine Pollutant : No

IATA
UN # : 2922
Class : 8- 6.1
PG : III

SECTION 15: REGULATORY INFORMATION

LABELLING CAUTERANT MIX

Toxic Corrosive

CONTAINS FORMALDEHYDE 10-30% & PHENOL 10-30%


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RISK PHRASES: R40 Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect.
R43. May cause sensitisation by skin contact
R23/24/25 Toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed
R34 Causes burns
R68 Possible risk of irreversible effects.
R48/20/21/22 Harmful: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation,
in contact with skin and if swallowed.
SAFETY PHRASES:
S9 Keep container in a well-ventilated place.
S26 In case of contact with eyes , rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice
S27 Take off immediately all contaminated clothing
S38 In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment
S45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately
(Show label where possible).
S24/25 Avoid contact with skin and eyes
S36/37/39 Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
S1/2 Keep locked up and out of reach of children
S60 This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste
P11 Restricted to professional users


ENVIRONMENTAL LISTING
Rivers (prevention of pollution) Act 1961. Control of pollution (Special Waste Regulations) Act 1980

EU DIRECTIVES
System of specific information relating to Dangerous Preparations. 2001/58/EC

STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS
Chemicals (Hazard information and packaging) Regulations.

APPROVED CODE OF PRACTICE
Classification and labeling of substances and preparations Dangerous for Supply.

GUIDANCE NOTES
Workplace Exposure Limits EH40, Introduction to local exhaust Ventilation HS (G)37. CHIP for everyone HSG (108).


SECTION 16: OTHER INFORMATION

Risk phrases in full :

R40 Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect

R68 Possible risk of irreversible effects.

R43 May cause sensitisation by skin contact

R34 Causes burns

R23/24/25 Toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.

R48/20/21/22 Harmful: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation and in contact with skin


INFORMATION SOURCES

REVISION DATE May 2009

This information is furnished without warranty, representation or license of any kind, except that it is accurate to the best of Genelyn Pty Ltd
knowledge or obtained from sources believed by Genelyn Pty Ltd to be accurate. Genelyn Pty. Ltd. does not assume any responsibilities for
the use or reliance upon same. Customers are encouraged to conduct their own tests. Before using any product, READ THE LABEL.

PREPARATION INFORMATION: The National Code of Practice for the Preparation of Material Safety Data Sheets 2
nd
Edition [NOHSC:2011(2003)]



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