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Material Safety Data Sheets MIND

Product and Company Identification

(Page 1 may be used as an emergency safety sheet)
Trade name: Non Draining Power Cable Insulation Media
Chemical abstract no.: None
Chemical family: Blend of mineral oils, axes, rosin colophony and additives
NIOSH no.: None
Chemical name:
Hazchem code: None
Synonyms: MIND
UN no.: None


Hazardous components: Rosin, Colophony
EEC classification: -

Hazards Identification

Main hazard: Irritant
Flammability: It is flammable above 200°C
Chemical hazard: Irritant
Biological hazard: None
Reproductive hazard: None Eyes effects: eyes: Irritation
Health effects - skin: Can leave deposit on skin if handled without gloves
Health effects – ingestion: None
Health effects – inhalation: None
Carcinogenicity: -
Mutagenicity: -

First Aid Measures

Product in eye: Wash with water
Product on skin: Remove with detergent
Product ingested: Do not induce vomiting. Obtain medical help.
Product inhaled: Remove from exposure

Fire Fighting Measures

Extinguishing media: Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or foam
Special hazards: Irritant fumes.
Protective clothing: None.

Accidental Release Measures

Personal Precautions: Spilt product presents a significant slip hazard.
Environmental precautions: Prevent materials entering drain sewers.
Decontamination Procedures: Soak up with inert absorbent or contain and remove by best available means.

Handling and Storage

Suitable material: Do not eat,drink or smoke whilst using this product.
To avoid the possibility of skin disorders, repeated or prolonged contact with the product should be avoided. It is essential to maintain a high standard of personal hygiene.
Handling/storage precautions: Store out of direct sunlight

Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

Engineering control measures: Ventilation requirements – local exhaust
Personal protection - respiratory: Use approved dust respirators
Personal protection - hand: Minimise contact with product. Wear gloves.
Personal protection - eye: Wear safety glasses.
Personal protection - skin: Minimise contact with product. Wear gloves and / or suitable long sleeved clothing

Physical and Chemical Properties

Appearance: Brown waxy solid
Odour: Mild
pH: N/A
Boiling point: >300 °C
Meting point: 98°C typical
Flash point: 200°C typical
Flammibility: None
Autoflammibility: None
Explosive properties: None
Oxidizing properties: Not applicable
Vapour pressure: None
Density: 0.87 g/cm3
Solubility - water: Insoluble

Stability and Reactivity

Stability: Stable up to boiling point
Conditions to avoid: Any source of ignition
Materials to avoid: Strong oxidising agents
Hazardous decomposition products: Oxides of carbon. Irritant fumes.

Toxicological Information

Acute toxicity: Vomiting, malaise
Skin and eye contact: Irritation,causing discomfort.
Chronic toxicity: Weight loss, anemia.
Carcinogenicity: Not known
Mutagenicity: Not known
Neurotoxicity: Not known
Reproductive hazards: Not known

Ecological Information

Aquatic toxicity - fish: Unlikely to be hazardous to aquatic life
Aquatic toxicity – daphnia : Unlikely to be hazardous
Aquatic toxicity – algae : Unlikely to be hazardous
Biodegradability: Not readily biodegradable, but is inherently biodegradable
Mobility: The product has no mobility in soil and can be substantially removed from effluent water in biological treatment processes

Disposal Considerations

Disposal methods: Disposal should be in accordance with local, regional or national legislation.
Disposal of packaging: N/A

Transport Information

Not classified as dangerous for transport.

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