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SAFETY DATA SHEET


Ulvashield
According to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006, Annex II, as amended by Regulation (EU) No 453/2010

SECTION 1: Identification of the substance/mixture and of the company/undertaking

1.1. Product identifier


Product name Ulvashield

1.2. Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against
Identified uses Synthetic rubber compound.

Uses advised against No specific uses advised against are identified.

1.3. Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet


Supplier ULVA Insulation Systems Ltd.
Hortonwood 31,
Hortonwood Industrial Estate,
Telford, Shropshire,
TF1 7GS,
UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1952 676 025
Fax: +44 (0) 1952 676 026
Email: sales@ulva.co.uk

1.4. Emergency telephone number


Emergency telephone +44 (0) 1952 676 025 (Monday - Friday: 09.00 - 17.00)

SECTION 2: Hazards identification

2.1. Classification of the substance or mixture


Classification
Physical hazards Not Classified

Health hazards Not Classified

Environmental hazards Not Classified

Classification (67/548/EEC or ---


1999/45/EC)

2.2. Label elements


Hazard statements NC Not Classified

Supplemental label RCH001a For use in industrial installations only.


information EUH210 Safety data sheet available on request.

2.3. Other hazards


This product does not contain any substances classified as PBT or vPvB.

SECTION 3: Composition/information on ingredients

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3.2. Mixtures
Composition comments Product consists of:,Synthetic rubber compound.,Components are encapsulated in the final
form.,Exposure is minimal during normal use.

SECTION 4: First aid measures

4.1. Description of first aid measures


Inhalation Unlikely route of exposure during normal use. IF INHALED: Move affected person to fresh air
and keep warm and at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Get medical attention if any
discomfort continues.

Ingestion Unlikely route of exposure during normal use. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth thoroughly with
water. Do not induce vomiting. Get medical attention.

Skin contact No specific recommendations.

Eye contact Unlikely route of exposure during normal use. Remove any contact lenses and open eyelids
wide apart. Rinse immediately with plenty of water. Continue to rinse for at least 15 minutes.
Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.

4.2. Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Inhalation Unlikely route of exposure during normal use. IF INHALED: May cause respiratory irritation.
Emits vapours if heated. Vapour may irritate respiratory system/lungs.

Ingestion Unlikely route of exposure during normal use. IF SWALLOWED: May cause stomach pain or
vomiting.

Skin contact Prolonged contact may cause redness, irritation and dry skin.

Eye contact Particles in the eyes may cause irritation and smarting.

4.3. Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Notes for the doctor The severity of the symptoms described will vary dependent on the concentration and the
length of exposure.

SECTION 5: Firefighting measures

5.1. Extinguishing media


Suitable extinguishing media Use fire-extinguishing media suitable for the surrounding fire.

Unsuitable extinguishing None known.


media

5.2. Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture


Specific hazards None known.

Hazardous combustion Thermal decomposition or combustion products may include the following substances: Toxic
products and corrosive gases or vapours. Carbon monoxide (CO). Carbon dioxide (CO2). Halogenated
hydrocarbons. Sulphurous gases (SOx). Hydrogen chloride (HCl).

5.3. Advice for firefighters


Protective actions during Avoid breathing fire gases or vapours. Move containers from fire area if it can be done without
firefighting risk.

Special protective equipment Wear positive-pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and appropriate protective
for firefighters clothing. Firefighter's clothing conforming to European standard EN469 (including helmets,
protective boots and gloves) will provide a basic level of protection for chemical incidents.

SECTION 6: Accidental release measures

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6.1. Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures


Personal precautions Wear protective clothing as described in Section 8 of this safety data sheet. Avoid handling
which leads to dust formation. Avoid inhalation of dust.

6.2. Environmental precautions


Environmental precautions Avoid release to the environment.

6.3. Methods and material for containment and cleaning up


Methods for cleaning up Collect and place in suitable waste disposal containers and seal securely. Collect powder
using special dust vacuum cleaner with particle filter or carefully sweep into suitable waste
disposal containers and seal securely. Avoid contact with eyes. Avoid inhalation of dust.

6.4. Reference to other sections


Reference to other sections For personal protection, see Section 8. See Section 11 for additional information on health
hazards. See Section 12 for additional information on ecological hazards. For waste disposal,
see Section 13.

SECTION 7: Handling and storage

7.1. Precautions for safe handling


Usage precautions Read and follow manufacturer's recommendations. Avoid generation and spreading of dust.
Avoid contact with eyes. Avoid inhalation of dust. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this
product. Wash hands thoroughly after handling.

7.2. Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities


Storage precautions Store in tightly-closed, original container. Store at temperatures between 15C and 25C.
Keep away from heat, sparks and open flame. Keep away from food, drink and animal feeding
stuffs. Protect from sunlight. Protect from moisture.

7.3. Specific end use(s)


Specific end use(s) The identified uses for this product are detailed in Section 1.2.

SECTION 8: Exposure Controls/personal protection

8.1. Control parameters

Ingredient comments Product consists of: Synthetic rubber compound. Exposure to components of the product are
limited due to the physical form of the product.

8.2. Exposure controls


Appropriate engineering Provide adequate ventilation. Harmful dust may be released during cutting or grinding
controls process. Avoid inhalation of dust.

Eye/face protection Eyewear complying with an approved standard should be worn if a risk assessment indicates
eye contact is possible. Wear tight-fitting, dust-resistant, chemical splash goggles if airborne
dust is generated. Personal protective equipment for eye and face protection should comply
with European Standard EN166.

Hand protection Wear protective gloves. It is recommended that gloves are made of the following material:
Butyl rubber. Polyvinyl chloride (PVC).

Other skin and body Wear appropriate clothing to prevent repeated or prolonged skin contact.
protection

Hygiene measures Wash hands thoroughly after handling. When using do not eat, drink or smoke. Wash
contaminated clothing before reuse.

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Respiratory protection Avoid inhalation of dust. If ventilation is inadequate, suitable respiratory protection must be
worn.

Environmental exposure Avoid release to the environment.


controls

SECTION 9: Physical and Chemical Properties

9.1. Information on basic physical and chemical properties


Appearance Solid.

Colour Various colours.

Odour Characteristic.

Odour threshold Not determined.

pH Not relevant.

Melting point Not determined.

Initial boiling point and range Not relevant.

Flash point Not relevant.

Evaporation rate Not relevant.

Flammability (solid, gas) Not determined.

Upper/lower flammability or Not determined.


explosive limits

Vapour pressure Not relevant.

Vapour density Not relevant.

Bulk density 1600-1800 kg/m

Solubility(ies) Insoluble in water. Soluble in the following materials: Organic solvents. Aromatic
hydrocarbons.

Partition coefficient Highly insoluble in water.

Auto-ignition temperature Not determined.

Decomposition Temperature >200C

Viscosity Not relevant.

Explosive properties Not considered to be explosive.

Oxidising properties Does not meet the criteria for classification as oxidising.

9.2. Other information


Other information None.

SECTION 10: Stability and reactivity

10.1. Reactivity
Reactivity Oxidising materials. Alkali metals.

10.2. Chemical stability


Stability Stable at normal ambient temperatures and when used as recommended. Stable under the
prescribed storage conditions.

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10.3. Possibility of hazardous reactions


Possibility of hazardous None known.
reactions

10.4. Conditions to avoid


Conditions to avoid Avoid excessive heat for prolonged periods of time. Keep at temperature not exceeding
200C. ( May cause respiratory irritation. )

10.5. Incompatible materials


Materials to avoid Oxidising materials. Alkali metals.

10.6. Hazardous decomposition products


Hazardous decomposition None at ambient temperatures. In case of fire: Toxic and corrosive gases or vapours.
products

SECTION 11: Toxicological information

11.1. Information on toxicological effects


Toxicological effects Exposure to components of the product are limited due to the physical form of the product.

Acute toxicity - oral


Notes (oral LD) Based on available data the classification criteria are not met.

Acute toxicity - dermal


Notes (dermal LD) Based on available data the classification criteria are not met.

Acute toxicity - inhalation


Notes (inhalation LC) Based on available data the classification criteria are not met.

ATE inhalation (gases ppm) 1,056,194.13

ATE inhalation (vapours mg/l) 5,747.13

Skin corrosion/irritation
Animal data Based on available data the classification criteria are not met.

Serious eye damage/irritation


Serious eye damage/irritation Based on available data the classification criteria are not met.

Respiratory sensitisation
Respiratory sensitisation Based on available data the classification criteria are not met.

Skin sensitisation
Skin sensitisation Based on available data the classification criteria are not met.

Germ cell mutagenicity


Genotoxicity - in vitro Based on available data the classification criteria are not met.

Genotoxicity - in vivo Based on available data the classification criteria are not met.

Carcinogenicity
Carcinogenicity Contains a substance which may be potentially carcinogenic. Antimony Trioxide (CAS 13463-
67-7) Exposure to components of the product are limited due to the physical form of the
product.

Reproductive toxicity
Reproductive toxicity - fertility Based on available data the classification criteria are not met.

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Reproductive toxicity - Based on available data the classification criteria are not met.
development

Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure


STOT - single exposure Based on available data the classification criteria are not met.

Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure


STOT - repeated exposure Based on available data the classification criteria are not met.

Aspiration hazard
Aspiration hazard Not relevant. Solid.

Inhalation Unlikely route of exposure during normal use. IF INHALED: May cause respiratory irritation.
Emits vapours if heated. Vapour may irritate respiratory system/lungs.

Ingestion Unlikely route of exposure during normal use. IF SWALLOWED: May cause stomach pain or
vomiting.

Skin contact Prolonged contact may cause redness, irritation and dry skin.

Eye contact Particles in the eyes may cause irritation and smarting.

SECTION 12: Ecological Information

Ecotoxicity The product is not expected to be hazardous to the environment.

12.1. Toxicity
Toxicity Not considered toxic to fish.

12.2. Persistence and degradability


Persistence and degradability The product is not biodegradable.

12.3. Bioaccumulative potential


Bioaccumulative potential Bioaccumulation is unlikely to be significant because of the low water-solubility of this product.

Partition coefficient Highly insoluble in water.

12.4. Mobility in soil


Mobility The product is insoluble in water and will sediment in water systems.

12.5. Results of PBT and vPvB assessment


Results of PBT and vPvB This product does not contain any substances classified as PBT or vPvB.
assessment

12.6. Other adverse effects


Other adverse effects None known.

SECTION 13: Disposal considerations

13.1. Waste treatment methods


General information Reuse or recycle products wherever possible.

Disposal methods Dispose of surplus products and those that cannot be recycled via a licensed waste disposal
contractor.

SECTION 14: Transport information

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General The product is not covered by international regulations on the transport of dangerous goods
(IMDG, IATA, ADR/RID).

14.1. UN number
Not applicable.

14.2. UN proper shipping name


Not applicable.

14.3. Transport hazard class(es)


No transport warning sign required.

14.4. Packing group


Not applicable.

14.5. Environmental hazards

Environmentally hazardous substance/marine pollutant


No.

14.6. Special precautions for user


Not applicable.

14.7. Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL73/78 and the IBC Code
Transport in bulk according to Not applicable.
Annex II of MARPOL 73/78
and the IBC Code

SECTION 15: Regulatory information

15.1. Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture
National regulations EH40/2005 Workplace exposure limits.

EU legislation Dangerous Substances Directive 67/548/EEC.


Dangerous Preparations Directive 1999/45/EC.
Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18
December 2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of
Chemicals (REACH) (as amended).
Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16
December 2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (as
amended).
Commission Regulation (EU) No 453/2010 of 20 May 2010.

15.2. Chemical safety assessment


No chemical safety assessment has been carried out.

SECTION 16: Other information

Classification procedures NC: Expert judgement.


according to Regulation (EC)
1272/2008

Revision comments Classification according to EC 1272/2008 (CLP).

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This information relates only to the specific material designated and may not be valid for such material used in combination
with any other materials or in any process. Such information is, to the best of the company's knowledge and belief, accurate
and reliable as of the date indicated. However, no warranty, guarantee or representation is made to its accuracy, reliability or
completeness. It is the user's responsibility to satisfy himself as to the suitability of such information for his own particular use.

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