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WelshClay MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
ACCORDING TO EC LEGISLATION 91/155/E EC
Date created: January 2015 Date revised:
Commercial name: WelshClay
Technical Name: Kaolin
INCI name: Clay
CAS number: 1302-78-9
EINECS CAS number: 215-108-5
Additives (e.g. carriers, preservatives, antioxidants): Nil
3. Potential Health Hazards:
Inhalation: The clay contains a small amount of inhalable silica.
Not expected to be present in levels greater that 1%. Crystalline silica may cause delayed respiratory diseases if inhaled over a long period of time.
Skin: None identified.
Eyes: None identified.
Ingestion: None identified.
4. First aid:
Inhalation: Remove victim to fresh air and remain breathing
Skin: Wash the affected area with mild soap and water. Seek medical advice if irritation persists.
Eyes: Flush with plenty of water for 15 minutes. Seek medical advice if irritation persists.
Ingestion: Drink plenty of water, do not induce vomiting. Seek medical attention.
5. In case of fire:
Extinguishing media: Not applicable.
Do not use: Not applicable.
Special precautions: Not applicable.
6. Spill and Leak Procedure:
Individual precautions: The clay contains a small amount of inhalable silica. Not expected to be present in levels greater that 1%.
Crystalline silica may cause delayed respiratory diseases if inhaled over a
long period of time
Avoid spillage into the water system.
Cleaning methods: Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust.
7. Handling and storage:
Store in a cool, dry, dark place in suitable containers (aluminium cans or lacquer-lined steel drums).
Handle in a well-ventilated area.
Keep away from sources of heat and ignition.
8. Personal Protection / Exposure control:
Respiratory protection: Ventilation masks are recommended.
Skin protection: Rubber or plastic gloves should be worn.
Eye protection: Safety glasses or safety goggles should be worn.
General precautions: Use good industrial hygiene practise.
Appearance: Pale grey to buff colour.
pH: Not available.
Boiling point: Not available.
Flash point: Not available.
Auto ignition Temperature: Not available.
Explosion Limits: Not available.
Vapour pressure (25ºC): Not available.
Vapour Density: Not available.
Specific Gravity (20ºC): Not available.
Optical Rotation (20ºC): Not available.
Refractive Index (20ºC): Not available.
Solubility in water (20º): Insoluble.
Partition Coefficient log P o/w: Not available.
Evaporation rate: Not available.
10. Stability and Reactivity:
Chemical Stability: Stable.
Conditions to avoid: Normally stable. Not reactive with water.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: None.
11. Toxicological Information:
According to RIFM- Monograph:
Acute Toxicity: Oral LD 50 : /kg in rats Not available.
Dermal LD 50 : /kg in rabbits Not available.
Irritation: Not available.
Sensitisation: Not available.
Phototoxicity: Not available.
12. Ecotoxicological information:
Fish Toxicity: LCO/EC 50 : Not available.
Bacteriotocity: ECO/EC 50 : Not available.
13. Disposal Method:
Check Federal, State and Local Regulations.
14. Transport Information:
Non-hazardous material transport in suitable containers.
15. Regulatory Information
DISCLAIMER: THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS MSDS IS OBTAINED FROM CURRENT AND RELIABLE SOURCES. HOWEVER, THE DATA IS PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTY, EXPRESSES OR
IMPLIED, REGARDING ITS CORRECTNESS OR ACCURACY. IT IS THE USER’S RESPONSIBILITY TO DETERMINE SAFE CONDITIONS FOR USE AND TO ASSUME LIABILITY FOR LOSS, INJURY, DAMAGE OR EXPENSE RESULTING FROM IMPROPER USE OF THIS PRODUCT.
FOR AND ON BEHALF OF PHOENIX NATURAL PRODUCTS:
J.S. CHANA……………………………………. (MANAGING DIRECTOR)
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