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Conforms to Regulation (EC) No.

1907/2006 (REACH), Annex II - United Kingdom (UK)

SAFETY DATA SHEET
GP Degreaser 1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION AND OF THE COMPANY/UNDERTAKING
: GP Degreaser : Not applicable. : Not applicable. : Liquid. : Not applicable. : Degreaser Industrial cleansing agent : Vecom B.V. Mozartlaan 3 NL-3144 NA Maassluis The Netherlands Tel.: +31(0)10-5930299 Fax: +31(0)10-5930225 Vecom NV/SA Ter Stratenweg 7 B B-2520 Ranst - Oelegem België www.vecom-group.com e-mail address of person responsible for this SDS Emergency telephone number (with hours of operation) : m.waanders@vecom.nl : In case of emergency please contact the Dutch National Poison Control, telephone number: 31-(0)302748888. (This number is only accessible to the physician treating the patient and only in case of accidental poisoning)

Identification of the substance or preparation Product name REACH Product name Chemical formula Product type CAS number Use of the substance/preparation Company/undertaking identification Distributor

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HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
: Carc. Cat. 3; R40 R66 N; R51/53 : Not applicable. : Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect. Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking. : Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.

The product is classified as dangerous according to Directive 1999/45/EC and its amendments. Classification

Physical/chemical hazards Human health hazards Environmental hazards

See section 11 for more detailed information on health effects and symptoms.

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COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
: Preparation CAS number 68476-30-2 % >=90 EC number 270-671-4 Classification Carc. Cat. 3; R40 [1] Xn; R65 R66 N; R51/53 Xn; R22 [1] Xi; R41 Xn; R20/21/22 [1] [2] Xi; R36/38

Substance/preparation Ingredient name fuel oil no. 2

alcohols, c6-12, ethoxylated 2-butoxyethanol See section 16 for the full text of the R-phrases declared above

68439-45-2 111-76-2

1-3 1-3 203-905-0

There are no additional ingredients present which, within the current knowledge of the supplier and in the concentrations applicable, are classified as hazardous to health or the environment and hence require reporting in this section. [1] Substance classified with a health or environmental hazard [2] Substance with a workplace exposure limit Occupational exposure limits, if available, are listed in section 8.

Date of issue/Date of revision

: 2-7-2009.

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In a fire or if heated. absorbent material e. Wash spillages into an effluent treatment plant or proceed as follows. : Combustible liquid. FIRST AID MEASURES : Move exposed person to fresh air. Evacuate surrounding areas. Wash clothing before reuse. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Prevent entry into sewers. Obtain medical attention if symptoms occur. kept tightly closed when not in use. belt or waistband. sand. Approach the release from upwind. Use non-sparking tools. May be harmful to the environment if released in large quantities. Promptly isolate the scene by removing all persons from the vicinity of the incident if there is a fire. Dispose of via a licensed waste disposal contractor. It may be dangerous to the person providing aid to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. open flame or any other ignition source. Water polluting material. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar. Note: see section 1 for emergency contact information and section 13 for waste disposal. Check for and remove any contact lenses. : Wash skin thoroughly with soap and water or use recognised skin cleanser. If unconscious. give small quantities of water to drink. First-aid measures Inhalation Ingestion Skin contact Eye contact Protection of first-aiders Notes to physician See section 11 for more detailed information on health effects and symptoms. CO2. basements or confined areas. Store and use away from heat. 5. Do not ingest. occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Clean shoes thoroughly before reuse. : Stop leak if without risk. Contain and collect spillage with non-combustible. Maintain an open airway. If material has been swallowed and the exposed person is conscious. No action shall be taken involving any personal risk or without suitable training. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar. Inform the relevant authorities if the product has caused environmental pollution (sewers. belt or waistband. Dilute with water and mop up if water-soluble or absorb with an inert dry material and place in an appropriate waste disposal container. drinking and smoking should be prohibited in areas where this material is handled. Avoid breathing vapour or mist. Dispose of via a licensed waste disposal contractor. Use spark-proof tools and explosion-proof equipment. Put on appropriate personal protective equipment (see section 8). Do not breathe vapour or mist. drains and sewers. Keep in the original container or an approved alternative made from a compatible material. place in recovery position and get medical attention immediately. Do not induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Contaminated absorbent material may pose the same hazard as the spilt product. lighting and material handling) equipment. Use water spray to keep fire-exposed containers cool. Do not get in eyes or on skin or clothing. Provide adequate ventilation. No flares. : Wash out mouth with water. Keep person warm and at rest. If vomiting occurs. Wear appropriate respirator when ventilation is inadequate. Extinguishing media Suitable Not suitable Special exposure hazards Hazardous thermal decomposition products : Decomposition products may include the following materials: carbon dioxide carbon monoxide metal oxide/oxides : Fire-fighters should wear appropriate protective equipment and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) with a full face-piece operated in positive pressure mode. Contact poison treatment specialist immediately if large quantities have been ingested or inhaled. Personal precautions Environmental precautions Methods for cleaning up Small spill Large spill 7. Move containers from spill area.g. This material is toxic to aquatic organisms. tie. 2/6 Handling Date of issue/Date of revision .GP Degreaser 4. Do not enter storage areas and confined spaces unless adequately ventilated. Use only with adequate ventilation. tie. It may be dangerous to the person providing aid to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Keep person warm and at rest. Take precautionary measures against electrostatic discharges. dissipate static : 2-7-2009. Move containers from spill area. : Do not use water jet. Shut off all ignition sources. sewer or drain. : No action shall be taken involving any personal risk or without suitable training. If not breathing. provide artificial respiration or oxygen by trained personnel. To avoid fire or explosion. Eating. Avoid release to the environment. Get medical attention. Special protective equipment for fire-fighters 6. water spray (fog) or foam. : Avoid dispersal of spilt material and runoff and contact with soil. Continue to rinse for at least 10 minutes. Wear appropriate respirator when ventilation is inadequate. Move exposed person to fresh air. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES : No action shall be taken involving any personal risk or without suitable training. Treat symptomatically. a pressure increase will occur and the container may burst. smoking or flames in hazard area. : No specific treatment. with the risk of a subsequent explosion. the head should be kept low so that vomit does not enter the lungs. Workers should wash hands and face before eating. Fire water contaminated with this material must be contained and prevented from being discharged to any waterway. Get medical attention. Do not touch or walk through spilt material. Stop if the exposed person feels sick as vomiting may be dangerous. : Stop leak if without risk. earth. HANDLING AND STORAGE : Put on appropriate personal protective equipment (see section 8). Keep unnecessary and unprotected personnel from entering. stored and processed. Get medical attention. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES : Use dry chemical. sparks. drinking and smoking. Remove dentures if any. waterways. if breathing is irregular or if respiratory arrest occurs. Refer to special instructions/safety data sheet. waterways. water courses. Use explosion-proof electrical (ventilating. Continue to rinse for at least 10 minutes. vermiculite or diatomaceous earth and place in container for disposal according to local regulations (see section 13). Use spark-proof tools and explosion-proof equipment. soil or air). Move containers from fire area if this can be done without risk. place in recovery position and get medical attention immediately. Maintain an open airway. If unconscious. : Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water.

local exhaust ventilation or other engineering controls to keep worker exposure to airborne contaminants below any recommended or statutory limits. In some cases.125 mm Hg) : 0.6°F) : Lower: 0. Eliminate all ignition sources. gases or dusts. : 180°C (356°F) : -3°C (26. Ingredient name 2-butoxyethanol Recommended monitoring procedures Exposure controls Occupational exposure controls Hygiene measures Respiratory protection Hand protection Eye protection Skin protection Environmental exposure controls 9.5% : 0. personal. [Light] : Characteristic. Separate from oxidizing materials. filters or engineering modifications to the process equipment will be necessary to reduce emissions to acceptable levels. HANDLING AND STORAGE electricity during transfer by earthing and bonding containers and equipment before transferring material. Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location. Do not reuse container. vapour or dust concentrations below any lower explosive limits. mists. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES General information Appearance Physical state Colour Odour : Liquid.6°F) : Closed cup: >62°C (>143. Reference should be made to European Standard EN 689 for methods for the assessment of exposure by inhalation to chemical agents and national guidance documents for methods for the determination of hazardous substances. smoking and using the lavatory and at the end of the working period. Do not store in unlabelled containers. Appropriate techniques should be used to remove potentially contaminated clothing. Respirator selection must be based on known or anticipated exposure levels. Empty containers retain product residue and can be hazardous.5% Upper: 6. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION Occupational exposure limits EH40/2005 WELs (United Kingdom (UK). Containers that have been opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage. 8/2007). : Use a properly fitted. The engineering controls also need to keep gas. 8. TWA: 25 ppm 8 hour(s). Keep container tightly closed and sealed until ready for use. away from incompatible materials (see section 10) and food and drink. : If this product contains ingredients with exposure limits.15 kPa (1. 3/6 . Important health. : Use only with adequate ventilation. Use process enclosures. : Personal protective equipment for the body should be selected based on the task being performed and the risks involved and should be approved by a specialist before handling this product. cool and well-ventilated area.845 g/cm3 [20°C (68°F)] : Not applicable. the hazards of the product and the safe working limits of the selected respirator. air-purifying or air-fed respirator complying with an approved standard if a risk assessment indicates this is necessary.GP Degreaser 7. workplace atmosphere or biological monitoring may be required to determine the effectiveness of the ventilation or other control measures and/or the necessity to use respiratory protective equipment. : Yellow. safety and environmental information Boiling point Melting point Flash point Explosion limits Vapour pressure Density Octanol/water partition coefficient Other information Auto-ignition temperature : Not applicable. Store in a segregated and approved area. : Chemical-resistant. fume scrubbers. : Wash hands. Use appropriate containment to avoid environmental contamination. forearms and face thoroughly after handling chemical products. before eating. Packaging materials Recommended : Use original container. Storage : Store in accordance with local regulations. Wash contaminated clothing before reusing. Date of issue/Date of revision : 2-7-2009. Skin STEL: 50 ppm 15 minute(s). Store in original container protected from direct sunlight in a dry. : Emissions from ventilation or work process equipment should be checked to ensure they comply with the requirements of environmental protection legislation. : Safety eyewear complying with an approved standard should be used when a risk assessment indicates this is necessary to avoid exposure to liquid splashes. Use explosion-proof ventilation equipment. impervious gloves complying with an approved standard should be worn at all times when handling chemical products if a risk assessment indicates this is necessary.

: Not available. Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION Potential acute health effects Inhalation Ingestion Skin contact Eye contact Acute toxicity Product/ingredient name fuel oil no. : May cause cancer. Result LD50 Oral LD50 Intraperitoneal Species Rat Rat Dose 12 g/kg 220 mg/kg Exposure : No known significant effects or critical hazards. solder. : Not available. central nervous system (CNS). hazardous decomposition products should not be produced. : Contains material which causes damage to the following organs: blood. skin. kidneys. lymphatic system. Under normal conditions of storage and use. : No known significant effects or critical hazards. lens or cornea. based on animal data. : Not available. drill. Refer to special instructions/safety data sheet. braze. Risk of cancer depends on duration and level of exposure. 2 2-butoxyethanol Conclusion/Summary Potential chronic health effects Chronic toxicity Conclusion/Summary Irritation/Corrosion Conclusion/Summary Sensitiser Conclusion/Summary Carcinogenicity Conclusion/Summary Mutagenicity Conclusion/Summary Teratogenicity Conclusion/Summary Reproductive toxicity Conclusion/Summary Chronic effects Carcinogenicity Mutagenicity Teratogenicity Developmental effects Fertility effects Over-exposure signs/symptoms Inhalation Ingestion Skin : No specific data. eye. : Adverse symptoms may include the following: irritation dryness cracking : No specific data. Avoid release to the environment. : Not available. Do not pressurise. cut. 4/6 . hazardous polymerisation will not occur. grind or expose containers to heat or sources of ignition. : Not available. : No known significant effects or critical hazards. cracking and/or dermatitis. liver. : May cause eye irritation. Eyes Target organs Date of issue/Date of revision : 2-7-2009. May cause skin dryness and irritation. weld. : Avoid all possible sources of ignition (spark or flame). : Not available. : Prolonged or repeated contact can defat the skin and lead to irritation. : No known significant effects or critical hazards. : Not available. Materials to avoid Hazardous decomposition products : Reactive or incompatible with the following materials: oxidizing materials : Under normal conditions of storage and use. : No specific data. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY Stability Conditions to avoid : The product is stable. : No known significant effects or critical hazards.GP Degreaser 10. upper respiratory tract. : Defatting to the skin. : No known significant effects or critical hazards. 11. : Not available.

LIQUID. LIQUID. : No known significant effects or critical hazards. This material and its container must be disposed of in a safe way.O. N. liquid. Test Mortality : Not available.O. Disposal of this product. N. Environmentally hazardous substance. may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.O.s.GP Degreaser 12. Dispose of surplus and non-recyclable products via a licensed waste disposal contractor. drains and sewers. Result Acute LC50 1490 mg/L Species Fish Exposure 96 hours : Toxic to aquatic organisms. : The classification of the product may meet the criteria for a hazardous waste. waterways.S. N.S.S.o. 9 III Hazard identification number 90 9 Limited quantity LQ7 CEFIC Tremcard 90GM6-III ADNR Class UN3082 ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE. ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE. solutions and any by-products should at all times comply with the requirements of environmental protection and waste disposal legislation and any regional local authority requirements. LIQUID. Hazardous waste 14. 5/6 . Avoid dispersal of spilt material and runoff and contact with soil. 9 III - 9 IMDG Class UN3082 9 III Emergency schedules (EmS) F-A. Empty containers or liners may retain some product residues. S-F 9 IATA Class UN3082 9 III 9 Passenger and Cargo AircraftQuantity limitation: 450 L Packaging instructions: 914 Cargo Aircraft OnlyQuantity limitation: 450 L Packaging instructions: 914 Limited Quantities Passenger AircraftQuantity limitation: 30 kg Packaging instructions: Y914 PG* : Packing group Date of issue/Date of revision : 2-7-2009. n. 13. TRANSPORT INFORMATION International transport regulations Regulatory information ADR/RID Class UN number Proper shipping name Classes PG* Label Additional information UN3082 ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION Environmental effects Aquatic ecotoxicity Product/ingredient name 2-butoxyethanol Conclusion/Summary Other ecological information Biodegradability Conclusion/Summary Bioaccumulative potential Product/ingredient name GP Degreaser Other adverse effects LogPow BCF Potential low : Not available. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS Methods of disposal : The generation of waste should be avoided or minimised wherever possible.

Risk of serious damage to eyes. nor any of its subsidiaries.United Kingdom (UK) : R40. R22. Final determination of suitability of any material is the sole responsibility of the user. may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment. Dangerous for the environment Risk phrases : R40.Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking. REGULATORY INFORMATION EU regulations Classification and labeling have been determined according to EU Directives 67/548/EEC and 1999/45/EC (including amendments) and take into account the intended product use. 2 : Not applicable. : Carc.Irritant N . S61.Toxic to aquatic organisms.M. R51/53. we cannot guarantee that these are the only hazards that exist. : Industrial applications. R36/38. Safety phrases Contains VOC for Ready-for-Use Mixture Product use Europe inventory Additional warning phrases Child protection Tactile warning of danger Restrictions on the Marketing and Use Directive 16.Avoid release to the environment.Toxic to aquatic organisms. 6/6 .Harmful by inhalation. : S36/37. OTHER INFORMATION Full text of R-phrases referred to in sections 2 and 3 .Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect.Harmful: may cause lung damage if swallowed. : Not applicable.01 : Ing. Date of issue/Date of revision : 2-7-2009. Cat.Dangerous for the environment Full text of classifications referred to in sections 2 and 3 . R51/53.Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.Harmful Xi . However. : Not applicable. : No previous validation. Although certain hazards are described herein. R65. Refer to special instructions/safety data sheet.United Kingdom (UK) History Date of printing Date of issue/Date of revision Date of previous issue Version Prepared by : 14-7-2009. : Not applicable. Hazard symbol or symbols : Harmful. 3 .Carcinogen Category 3 Xn . R41. neither the above-named supplier. Notice to reader To the best of our knowledge. R20/21/22. W. : Not applicable. the information contained herein is accurate. : 1. R66.Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect. : 2-7-2009. in contact with skin and if swallowed. may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment. All materials may present unknown hazards and should be used with caution.Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves.Harmful if swallowed. Waanders Kuilder Indicates information that has changed from previously issued version. R66. assumes any liability whatsoever for the accuracy or completeness of the information contained herein. : fuel oil no.Irritating to eyes and skin.GP Degreaser 15. : Europe inventory: Not determined.