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Biolink Diatom MSDS

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Biolink Diatom MSDS

Biolink Diatom MSDS

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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

1. Chemical Product and Company Identification

Product Name: Diatom
Supplier: BioLink Limited
Unit 2, Beck lands Park Industrial Estate
Market Weighton, York, YO43 3GA
Tel No: + 44 (01) 430 876611
Fax No: +44 (01) 430 876622

Emergency Telephone number: +44 (01) 422 822308 or +44 (01) 422 825253

2.Composition

Chemical Description Diatomite
Non Toxic

3. Hazard Identification

Health Risks Inhalation of Dust
Contact with eyes

4. First Aid Measures

Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If symptoms occur obtain medical attention

Skin Contact: Usually no problems occur. Cleans with mild soap and water. If irritation develops seek medical advice

Eye Contact Immediately rinse with water for several minutes. If irritation develops seek medical advice

Ingestion No treatment necessary


5. Fire Fighting Measures

Suitable Extinguishing media Non Flammable

Fire Fighters protective
Equipment

6,Accidental Release Measures

Personal Precautions: Avoid contact with eyes and inhalation. Wear goggles and approved dust mask

Environmental Precautions: Avoid creating dust. Surfaces coated by wet product will be slippery

Cleaning up methods: Remove dust by vacuum cleaner. The use of water is not recommended.
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7. Handling and Storage

Handling: Use appropriate engineering controls and work practices to minimise dust generation

Storage Dry covered conditions, away from other chemical products. Close part used bag

8, Personal Protection equipment

Inhalation Avoid inhalation of dust using a suitable dust mask.

Skin: During fogging use suitable equipment and protection

Goggles: Goggles to avoid contact with eyes should be warn

9,Physical and Chemical Properties

Colour: Beige powder
Odour: None
Solubility in water (% weight) generally insoluble in common solvents < 100mg.kg of water
PH value of concentrate 4.5







10,Stability and Reactivity

Decomposition Non biodegradable

Stability and reactivity Stable under normal conditions of use

11.Toxicological Information

Acute toxicity Low acute toxicity, avoid inhalation

Local effects Slight risk of skin irritation and irritation to eyes
12.Ecological Data

Persistence / Degradability Not biodegradable

Effects on aquatic environment Negligible


13.Disposal Conditions

Dispose of in accordance with all local and national legislation


14. Transport Information

Not classified as dangerous for transport.

15.Regulatory Information
EEC labelling and Classification

Classification: Irritating to respiratory system

Risk Phrases

Safety Phrases S2 - Keep out of reach of children
S26 - In case of contact with eyes rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice
S136 / 37 / 39 - Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye face protection.
S42 During spraying wear suitable respiratory equipment.


National Legislation Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
Factories Act 1961
Chemicals (Hazard information and packaging)
Regulations 1994
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health
Regulations 1988
Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail
(Classification, Packaging and Labelling)
Regulations 1994
Road Traffic (Carriage of Dangerous Substances in Tankers and Tank Containers) Regulations 1992
16. Other Information

Customers are urged to ensure that the product is entirely suitable for their own purpose. It is the customer's responsibility to ensure that a suitable and sufficient assessment of the risks created by a work activity using this product is undertaken before it is used. The information contained herein is based on the present state of our knowledge and is intended to describe our products from the point of view of health and safety. If this product is redistributed or reformulated or resale, details of the hazards and recommendations for its safe use must be passed to the customer. The information in this data sheet shall be revised as and when new information is available or required.