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Safety data sheet Coolant EWM KF 23E

According to ordinance (EC) no. 1907/2006 Item No.:099-000530-SIC01


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13 Disposal instructions .......................................................
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15 Legal regulations ...........................................................
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Coolant EWM KF 23E Safety data sheet
Item No.: 099-000530-SIC01 According to ordinance (EC) no. 1907/2006
Material/preparation and company designation
Trade name

KF 23E coolant
Material usage/preparation
Antifreeze for the relevant EWM welding systems
Manufacturer/supplier
EWM HIGHTEC WELDING GmbH
Street
Dr. Günter Henle Str. 8
Country/Postcode/Town
Germany, D-56271 Mündersbach
Contact point for tech. information
Application technology (Tel. +49 (0) 2680/181-318)
Telephone/fax/email
+49 (0)2680/181-335/+49 (0)2680/181-244/email: qm@ewm.de
Emergency information
+49 (0) 551/19240 (poison information centre at the University of Göttingen)
Possible hazards
Hazard designation

Flammable
Classification: R10

Additional hazard information for persons and the environment


With repeated contact, the product has a drying effect on the skin
Composition/information on the components
Chemical characterisation
Ethanol denatures in a water-based solution
Hazardous contents
ETHANOL; EC no.: 200-578-6; CAS no.: 64-17-5
Proportion: < 24%
Classification: F; R 11
ISOBUTANOL; EC no.: 201-148-0; CAS no.: 78-83-1
Proportion: approx. 0.45%
Classification: R10; Xi; R37/ R38-41; R67
WATER; EC no. 231-791-2; CAS no. 7732-18-5
Proportion: approx. 79%
Classification: N/A
(the wording of the R notes mentioned can be found in section 16)
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Safety data sheet


According to ordinance (EC) no. 1907/2006
Coolant EWM KF 23E
Item No.:099-000530-SIC01
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4 First aid measures
General instructions:
Remove any clothes contaminated with product immediately.
On inhaling
Ensure fresh air, give extra air if necessary, warmth.
Contact a doctor in the event of any ongoing problems.
In the event of a loss of consciousness, move and transport the person in secure
recovery position.
On skin contact
Wash off immediately with water and soap and rinse thoroughly.
Seek help from a doctor in the event of skin irritation.
On contact with eyes
Rinse eyes for several minutes with open eyelids under running water.
Contact a doctor in the event of any ongoing problems.
On swallowing
Rinse out mouth and drink plenty of water.
Contact a doctor in the event of any ongoing problems.
Notes for doctor
The following symptoms may occur:
Headache, dazed state, dizziness, loss of consciousness, nausea.

Fire control measures


Suitable extinguishing agents

CO2, extinguishing powder or jets of water.


In the event of a large fire, control using jets of water or alcohol-resistant f
oam.

Particular hazard from the substance, its combustion products or the gases produ
ced
Poisonous gases may be formed when heated or in the event of a fire.
Special safety equipment:
Wear breathing equipment depending on ambient air. Wear full protective clothing
.
Measures for accidental release
Personal safety measures

Fit breathing equipment, wear protective clothing. Keep away from unprotected pe
rsons.
Environmental safety measures
Do not allow to enter the sewerage system or cellars. In the event of leaks into
water of any type,
including the sewerage system, inform the relevant authorities.
Procedure for cleaning/absorption
Absorb using liquid-binding material (sand, gravel, acid binder, universal binde
r, sawdust).
Dispose of contaminated material as waste conforming to point 13. Ensure that th
ere is sufficient
ventilation.

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Coolant EWM KF 23E Safety data sheet
Item No.: 099-000530-SIC01 According to ordinance (EC) no. 1907/2006
Handling and storage
Notes on safe usage

Keep the container firmly closed.


Ensure good ventilation/extraction at the site of work. Avoid aerosol formation.

Notes on fire and explosion protection


Keep fire sources away do not smoke.
Take measures against electrostatic loading.

Details on the storage conditions


Storage temperature: Room temperature, do not store above 25 °C.
Protect against heat and direct sunlight.
Requirements for storage areas and containers
Always store in a container matching the original packaging. Store in a cool loc
ation.
Notes on storage with other materials
Do not store together with acids. Keep away from oxidation agents.
Storage category
N/A
Correct usage
Anti-freeze agent for industrial use
Exposure limitation and personal safety equipment
Workplace limit values [Arbeitsplatzgrenzwerte/AGW] for Germany

ETHANOL; EC no.: 200-578-6; CAS no.: 64-17-5


Specification: TRGS 900 workplace limit values (D)
Value: 500ppm/1000mg/m3
Peak limiter: 2 max. x 2 AGW exceeding 4 times per shift for 1 hour
Impairs virility: Y substances for which a risk of virility impairment is not an
issue when the AGW
and biological limit value (BGM) are observed.
ISOBUTANOL; EC no.: 201-148-0; CAS no.: 78-83-1
Specification: TRGS 900 workplace limit values (D)
Value: 100ml/310mg/m3
Peak limiter: 1 max. 1 x AGW exceeding duration 15 minutes, 4 x per shift,
1 hour apart
Impairs virility: C substances for which a risk of virility impairment is not an
issue when the AGW
and biological limit value (BGM) are observed.
Personal safety equipment
General safety and hygiene measures:

Remove contaminated clothing immediately. Wash hands before breaks and when endi
ng work.
Do not breathe in gases and vapour/aerosols. Avoid contact with the eyes and ski
n.
Do not eat or drink during work.

Breathing protection:
Breathing equipment in the event of insufficient ventilation. Filter A
Hand protection:
Wear gloves, solvent-resistant to EN 374
Eye protection:
Use fully enclosed safety glasses to EN 166:2001
Body protection:
Solvent-resistant protective clothing
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Safety data sheet Coolant EWM KF 23E


According to ordinance (EC) no. 1907/2006 Item No.:099-000530-SIC01
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Physical and chemical properties
Appearance

Form: liquid
Colour: reddish
Smell: alcohol-like

Safety data
Explosion risk:

The product is not at risk of explosion, although potentially explosive vapours/


air mixtures may be formed.
Lower explosion limits: 3.9 Vol % (ethanol)
Upper explosion limits: 20.5 Vol % (ethanol)
Vapour pressure: undetermined
Density: (20 °C) 0.960g/cm³
Water solubility: Can be fully mixed
pH value: undetermined
Boiling point: approx. 85 °C
Flash point: Approx. 39 °C

(does not sustain autonomous combustion)


Inflammation temperature: approx. 425 °C
Other information
Conductivity < 25 µS
Melting point/melting point range approx. -10 °C

No other physical and chemical data determined.


Stability and reactivity
Conditions to be avoided

Contact with naked flame, contact with hot surfaces, concentrations forming in e
xplosion limits.
Substances to be avoided
Acids, oxidation substances, alkali metals, alkaline earth metals, peroxide, chl
oride.
Hazardous decomposition products
Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide on thermal decomposition.
No decomposition when used in accordance with instructions.

Information on toxicology
To the best of the manufacturer's knowledge, no hazards beyond the standard clas
sification are
anticipated
Toxicological tests
No data available
Practical experiences
No data available
Details on the contents
LC50 oral, rat, 7060mg/kg

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Coolant EWM KF 23E Safety data sheet
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Information on environmental issues
Environmental toxicity
IC
IC
EC
EC
LC
LC
Acute toxicity for water organisms (ethanol)
50 96 hours, fish 5000mg/l
50 48 hours, daphnia 7800mg/l
50 72 hours, algae 1450mg/l
Mobility
No data available
Persistence and biodegradability
The preparation easily biodegrades
Bio-accumulation potential
No data available
Result of determining the PTB properties
No data available
Other damaging effects
No data available
Disposal instructions
Material/preparation

Dispose of correctly and in accordance with the relevant local regulations


Recommendations
Consult with the disposal site for the precise waste code
Waste code conforming to German Waste Classification Ordinance
14 06 03
Packaging
Uncleaned packaging

Dispose of in accordance with relevant local regulations


Cleaned packaging
Uncontaminated and cleaned packaging can be recycled.
Recommended cleaning agent: water
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Safety data sheet Coolant EWM KF 23E


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Information on transport
International transportation ARD/RID
Classification

Class: N/A Hazard number: N/A


UN number: N/A Classification code: N/A
Goods designation
N/A
Hazardous components
N/A
Packaging
Packaging group: N/A
Hazard note: N/A
Comment:

Water-based solutions of ethyl alcohol up to 24 Vol. % alcohol are not subject t


o the regulations
Sea transportation IMDG/GGVSee
Classification
IMDG code: N/A EmS: N/A
UN number: N/A Marine pollutant: N/A
Goods designation
N/A
Hazardous components
N/A
Packaging
Packaging group: N/A
Hazard note: N/A
Comment:
Water-based solutions of ethyl alcohol up to 24 Vol. % alcohol are not subject t
o the regulations
Air transportation ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR
Classification
Class: N/A
UN number: N/A
Goods designation

N/A
Hazardous components
N/A
Packaging
Packaging group: N/A
Hazard note: N/A
Comment:

Water-based solutions of ethyl alcohol up to 24 Vol. % alcohol are not subject t


o the regulations

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Coolant EWM KF 23E Safety data sheet
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Legal regulations
Designation conforming to EC Directive
Identification letter/s and hazard designation/s for the product

N/A
Hazard-related component for labelling
contains: Ethanol (ethyl alcohol)
R notes
10 Flammable
S notes
2 Must be kept out of the reach of children
7 Keep the container firmly closed
26 On contact with the eyes, rinse immediately with water and visit a doctor
29 Do not allow to enter the sewerage system
46 If swallowed, obtain advice from a doctor immediately and show the packaging
or label
EU regulations
Directive 67/548/ EEC; 1999/45/ EC; 98/24/EC; EC Ordinance 1907/2006
Council Directive no. 98/24/EC for the protection of health and safety of employ
ees against hazards from
chemicals used at work.
Ordinance (EC) of the European Parliament and the Council no. 1907/2006 of 18th
December 2006 on
the registration, evaluation, approval and restriction of chemical substances, t
o create a European agency
for chemical substances.
Law no. 258/2000 collected EC court rulings for the protection of public health
in the wording of the
supplementary regulations.
Government ordinance 178/2001 collected EC court rulings, which specifies the co
nditions of the
protection of employee health at work, in the wording of the supplementary regul
ations.
Law no. 356/2003 collected EC court rulings on chemical substances and preparati
ons in the wording of
law 434/2005 collected EC court rulings. Announcement from the German Ministry o
f Trade and Industry
no. 232/2004 collected EC court rulings, in the wording of announcement no. 369/
2005 collected EC court
rulings with which several regulations in the law on chemical substances and pre
parations and by
changing several laws relating to the classification, packaging and identificati
on of hazardous chemical
substances and chemical preparations.
Announcement from the German Ministry of Trade and Industry no. 231/2004 collect
ed EC court rulings
determining the detailed content of the safety data sheet for hazardous chemical
substances and
chemical preparations.
Safety assessment
Safety assessments for substances in this preparation have not been carried out.

National regulations
Water hazard class

Class:1 slightly hazardous to water (self-assessment)


Technical instructions for air (TI - air)
Content(s) not named.
Emergency ordinance (12. German Federal Law on Emissions)
Content(s) not named.
Solvent ordinance (31. German Federal Law on Emissions)
VOC proportion 9.7%
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Safety data sheet Coolant EWM KF 23E


According to ordinance (EC) no. 1907/2006 Item No.:099-000530-SIC01
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Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 Title III (Emergency Planni
ng and
Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986) Section 313
To the best of our knowledge, this product does not contain chemicals at levels
which require reporting
under this statute.
US Toxic Substances Control Act
All components of this product are listed on the TSCA Inventory, exempted from l
isting according to
40 CFR 720.30 or comply with the PMN Polymer Exemption 40 CFR 723 250.
European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS)
All components of this product are either listed on the European Inventory of Ex
isting Commercial
Chemical Substances or exempted from listing.
Other information
Applicable EC Directives

Preparation Directive (1999/45/EC, last changed via Directive 20006/8/EC


Substance Directive /67/548/EC), last changed via Directive 2006/121/EC
REACH ordinance (EC) no. 1907/2006

Restricted usage recommended by manufacturer


For the purposes specified, the preparation is used without restriction
R notes referred to in sections 2 and 3
10 Flammable
11 Slightly flammable
36/38 Eye and skin irritant

Other instructions
All substances (ingredients) are listed on the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA
) list.
All substances (ingredients) are not listed on the SARA 313 databases
Sources: List of hazardous substances previously classified. Internet databases
of chemical substances.
Raw material safety data sheets

Changes since the last version


Modified by REACH ordinance (EC) no. 1907/2006
Data sheet from issuing section
Dept. QM - R. Zerres (Telephone +49 (0) 2680/181335)
The details included on this safety data sheet relate only to the named product
and have been prepared
to the best of knowledge and experience, and are not necessarily exhaustive. The
user is responsible for
handling in accordance with existing laws

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