North American Format
SECTION 1: COMPANY & PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
|Prepared:||September 1, 2011|
|Supersedes:||August 1, 2010|
|Manufacturer:||Coloramics, LLC (D.B.A. Mayco Colors)|
|4077 Weaver Court South|
|Hilliard, Ohio 43026|
|United States of America|
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY PLEASE CONTACT YOUR REGIONAL POISON CONTROL CENTER
Product Identification: Paraffin Wax Emulsion
Product Usage: Designing upon ceramic ware
Product Lines Covered by this Safety Data Sheet:
SECTION 2: COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
|Ingredients||CAS||% of Formula
(Low to High)
|Sodium Hydroxide||1310-73-2||Proprietary Formula|
Sodium Hydroxide is an alkali base material and can be an eye and skin hazard (irritant).
SECTION 3: HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
The product is a light blue liquid. Exposure to fumes during firing may cause irritation. No other significant immediate health , physical or environmental hazards are associated with these materials. Prolonged or repeated contact may cause skin irritation.
Mists from spraying may cause eye, skin or respiratory irritation.
Route(s) of Entry: Inhalation, Ingestion, Eyes & Skin.
SECTION 4: FIRST AID MEASURES
- If inhaled: May cause irritation; remove from exposure
- If on skin: May cause irritation; wash skin with soap and water
- If in eyes: May cause irritation; flush eyes with large quantities of water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists after washing, contact a physician.
- If swallowed: Dilute by drinking large quantities of water. Immediately contact poison control center or a physician for additional treatment.
SECTION 5: FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
|Suitable Extinguishing Media||None|
|Special Hazards Arising From Chemical Fire||None|
|Special Protective Equipment and Precautions for Fire Fighters:||None|
The product is water based and as such will not burn, unless if product is allowed to dry. Petroleum wax is flammable, and foam, dry chemical, carbon dioxide and water spray may be used to extinguish fire.
SECTION 6: ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Steps to be taken in case material is released or spilled:
Personal Precautions, Protective Equipment and/or Emergency Procedures: None
Materials and Methods for Containment and Clean-Up: add absorbent, sweep up and discard. Dispose of according to local, state and federal requirements.
SECTION 7: HANDLING AND STORAGE
PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING AND USE:
- Ventilation: Local exhaust (if spray applying)
- Precautions for Safe Handling: None
- Conditions for Safe Storage, Including Incompatibilities: None
SECTION 8: EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
|Paraffin Wax (fumes)||NA||2.0mg/m3|
- Engineer Control: Adequate ventilation (local exhaust) if spray applied andor kiln fired
- Respiratory Protection: Use a NIOSH approved respirator if spray applying.
- Protective Gloves: Not normally needed.
- Eye Protection: Wear appropiate eye protection or safety glasses.
- Other Protective Clothing or Equipment: Wear appropriate clean, protective clothing such as, but not limited to, overalls, smocks, and aprons.
- Work/Hygienic Practices: Food, beverages, and smoking materials should not be in the work area. Hygiene is very important. Wash thoroughly before eating, drinking, smoking, or applying cosmetics.
SECTION 9: PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
|Appearance:||Light Blue Liquid|
|Vapor Pressure:||Same as Water|
|Vapor Density (air=1):||Heavier than air|
|Upper/Lower Explosive Limits:||None|
|Partition Coefficient (n-octanol/water):||None|
|Solubility(ies):||Dispersible in Water|
|Auto ignition temperature:||N/A|
SECTION 10: STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
|Possibility of Hazardous Reactions:||None|
|Conditions to Avoid:||Fumes from firing in kiln; Mist created from spray application.|
|Incompatible Material:||Strong oxidizing agents|
|Hazardous Decomposition or By-Products:||N/A|
This product is an aqueous solution that will not support combustion. It heated to decomposition, it may generate carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, various hydrocarbons, paraffin wax fumes, and smoke.
SECTION 11: TOXICOLOGY INFORMATION
Primary Route(s) of Entry: Dermal, Eyes, Inhalation. The highest threat of inhalation exists during kiln firing and/or during spray application.
Wax fumes are mild eyes, nose and throat irritants.
This product conform to ASTM-4236 and has been certified by an independent, 3rd party toxicologist to be NON TOXIC.
SECTION 12: ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
|Mobility in Soil:||No|
|Other Adverse Effects:||None|
SECTION 13: DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Waste Residue/Disposal Methods: None
Safe Handling Information: None
This product is not listed in the federal hazardous waste regulation 40 CFR 261.33, paragraph (e) or (f) - i.e., chemicl products that are considered hazardous if they become waste. State or local hazardous waste regulations may apply if they are different from the federal regulations.
SECTION 14: TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
UN Shipping Name: N/A
UN Number: None
Environmental Hazard: None
Packing Group: None
Transportation Hazard Class: N/A
Special Precautions: None
SECTION 15: REGULATORY INFORMATION
All ingedients are listed on the U.S. TSCA Inventory:
State Right to Know:
In addition to the ingredients found in Section 2, the following are listed for state right-to-know purposes:
Paraffin Wax - listed; no special regulation or requirements
Sodium Hydroxide - listed; toxic chemical release reporting when quantities are above threshold
These products conform to ASTM-4236. Materials have been evaluated under the provisions of LHAMA (Labeling of Hazardous Art Material Act). Products listed on this SDS have been judged to be non-toxic and non-flammable under proposed use conditions. No special warning is required under provisions of LHAMA or California Proposition 65.
SECTION 16: ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This product does not contain any products and/or ingredients derived from peanuts, eggs, milk, or wheat. This product does not contain latex.
This information is furnished with out warranty, representation, inducement or license of any kind, except that it is accurate to the best of knowledge of COLORAMICS, LLC or obtained from sources believed to be accurate.
COLORAMICS, LLC does not assume any legal responsibility for use or reliance on same. Customers are encouraged to conduct their own tests before using any product. Read the product label.