SAFETY DATA SHEET Ambient ground rubber crumb

Date of Issue: 12/03/15
Date of Review: 04/06/19

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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  1. IDENTIFICATION
  2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
  3. COMPOSITION: Information on Ingredients
  4. FIRST AID MEASURES
  5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
  6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
  7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
  8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS: PERSONAL PROTECTION
  9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
  10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
  11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
  12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
  13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
  14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
  15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
  16. OTHER INFORMATION

 

1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Name: Ambient ground rubber crumb derived mainly from recycled truck tyre rubber.

Other Names: N/A

Chemical Family: Recycled tyre rubber

Molecular formula: N/A

Recommended Use: Various Industrial Processes. Typical uses include roading (meets standards for use by various road authorities in Australia) adhesives, sealants and general rubber products

Supplier:

Rubber Solutions Asia-Pacific Ltd
ABN: PO Box 40-604 Upper Hutt
Street Address: South Pacific Industrial Park, Railway Ave, Upper Hutt

Telephone: 64-4-5285071
Fax: 64-45285074
Emergency phone: 027-2274026
All other inquiries: 027-2274026

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2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Product is classified non hazardous

HSNO Classifications: none

Signal word: n/a

Risk Phrases

  • HH20 May cause an allergic skin reaction
  • HH32 May cause irritation of the respiratory tract
  • HH19 May cause eye irritation

Safety Phrases

  • PP60 Do not breathe dust/fumes
  • PP89 Use personal protective equipment as required
  • PR21 lf eye irritation persists, get medical advice/attention

Dangerous Goods Classification

n/a

Poisons Schedule

n/a

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3. COMPOSITION: Information on Ingredients

Exact composition varies according to the tyre treads being recycled.

Chemical Ingredient CAS No Proportion (%w/v)
Polymer Generic Types 45 approx
Carbon Black Generic Types 40 approx
Organic Materials; Generic Types 15 approx

 

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4. FIRST AID MEASURES

For advice, contact a doctor.

Ingestion

If swallowed in large quantities do not induce vomiting. Immediately rinse mouth with water. If victim is rapid losing consciousness, or convulsing do not give anything by mouth. As the effect of ingestion of rubber has not been determined, only obtain medical assistance if large quantities have been ingested.

Eye contact

Do not rub eye, this may cause particles to scratch the eye. Hold eyelids apart & flush the eye. Take care not to flush rubber into the unaffected eye. Neutral saline can be used if available. Seek medical help if irritation persists.

Skin contact

Wash thoroughly with soap and water, and apply a lanolin based hand cream if needed.

Inhalation

Remove from contaminated area to fresh air immediately. Assist breathing if necessary. Consult a physician if irritation develops.

If ignited, this product will release toxic and irritating smoke. Smoke may contain noxious compounds, and acrid compounds of sulphur.

First Aid facilities

Normal facilities will be sufficient

Medical attention

Treat according to symptoms.

 

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5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

Suitable extinguishing media

Dry chemical, foam, CO2, water spray. Do not use high pressure water, as that will spread the crumb.

Hazards from combustion products

Oxides of Carbon and Nitrogen. Other unidentified hydrocarbons.

Precautions for fire fighters and special protective equipment

Full protective clothing, self-contained breathing apparatus.

Hazchem code

n/a

Note, fight fire with similar procedures as used for burning tyres.

 

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6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Emergency procedures

Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Observe all local chemical disposal regulations. Refer to local waste management authority for very large spills.

Methods and materials for containment

Major land spill

Refer to local waste management authority for very large spills

Major water spill

Notify the port or relevant authority; however product is not expected to cause problems

 

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7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Precautions tor safe handling

This product is combustible. Transport in bags, and keep away from heat and strong oxidising agents

Conditions for safe storage

Keep away from heat and strong oxidising agents.

Incompatible materials

N/a

 

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8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS: PERSONAL PROTECTION

National Exposure Standards

No occupational exposure standards are recommended by the National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (NOHSC) or other major overseas jurisdiction.

Biological limit values

None specified

Engineering controls: ventilation

Under normal operating conditions use in a well-ventilated area. Avoid generating atmospheres of rubber dust. Keep the product in bags when not in use, and store in a cool dry location. Local exhaust ventilation is recommended when using in areas with poor natural ventilation.

Personal protective equipment respiratory protection

lf used in an area with poor ventilation, wear a dust mask.

Eye protection

Safety glasses with side shields should be worn when handling.

Skin/body protection

Wear gloves for routine industrial use. Wear clothing suitable for the task.

 

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9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Property Unit of measurement Typical value
Appearance   Black rubber crumb granules
Boiling Point Not available
Flash Point >250
Specific Gravity@ 20℃ g/ml 1.15
Vapour Pressure @ 20℃ kPa Not available
Flammability Limits (v/v%) % Not available
Solubility with Water %w/w Insoluble

The values listed are indicative of this product’s physical and chemical properties. For a full product specification, please consult the Product Data Sheet.

 

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10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Chemical stability

Combustible

Conditions to avoid

Keep away from heat and strong oxidising agents

Hazardous decomposition products

Oxides of Carbon and Nitrogen. Other unidentified hydrocarbons.

Hazardous reactions

n/a

 

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11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Acute Effects

Ingestion

May cause health effects in large amounts.

Eye Contact

May cause irritation to the eyes but will not permanently damage eye tissue unless through physical trauma.

Skin Contact

Unlikely to cause Irritation

Inhalation

May cause irritation to respiratory tract.

Chronic Effects

None known

Other Health Effects Information

n/a

Toxicological Information

n/a

 

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12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Eco toxicity

Aquatic Toxicity

No adverse effects on aquatic organisms.

Persistence/degradability

Available from Rubber Solutions on request.

Mobility

Not Available

 

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13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Disposal Methods

Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Observe all local chemical disposal regulations. Refer to local waste management authority for very large spills.

Special Precautions for Landfill or Incineration

Suitable for landfill.

 

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14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

Road and rail transport Marine transport Air transport
UN No. n/a UN No. n/a UN No. n/a
Proper shipping name Rubber Crumb Proper shipping name Rubber Crumb Proper shipping name Rubber Crumb
DG Class n/a DG Class n/a DG Class n/a
Sub risk None Sub risk None Sub risk None
Pack Group n/a Pack Group n/a Pack Group n/a

Dangerous Goods Segregation

Not classed as dangerous goods.

 

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15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

Country/Region: New Zealand

Inventory: NZCIC

Status: Not Listed

Poisons Schedule: None established

 

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16. OTHER INFORMATION

Reasons for issue: Update to include extra information.

Abbreviations

NZCIC NZ Chemical Industry Council

CAS Number Chemical Abstracts Number

References

None The information sourced for the preparation of this document was correct and complete at the time of writing to the best of the writer’s knowledge. The document represents the commitment to the company’s responsibilities surrounding the supply of this product, undertaken in good faith. This document should be taken as a safety guide for the product and its recommended uses, but is in no way an absolute authority. Please consult the relevant legislation and regulations governing the use and storage of this type of product. For further information, please contact Rubber Solutions Asia-Pacific Ltd.

 

 

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