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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE MATERIAL AND SUPPLIER


Product name: Company: Address:

GLENIUM 105
BASF (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd No. 8, Jalan Keluli 2 Kawasan Perindustrian Bukit Raja 41050 Klang Selangor Darul Ehsan Malaysia +603 3344 3388 +603 3344 5330

Telephone number: Facsimile:

Emergency telephone numbers: +603 3344 3388

2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Safety hazards: Health hazards: Environmental hazards: Not considered hazardous. Slight alkalinity may irritate or cause dermatitis on extended exposure. Eye irritant. Skin irritant. See Section 12.

3. COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS


Chemical characterization: Hazardous Ingredients: CAS No: Hazard symbols: R-phrases: % Concentration: Compound of polycarboxylate ether based and cross-linked polymer. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.

4. FIRST AID MEASURES


Ingestion: Eyes: Do not induce vomiting; give large quantities of water or water with diluted acetic acid. Obtain immediate medical advice. While holding eyes open, gently flood with plenty of fresh water for 15 minutes. If irritation persists or recurs seek immediate medical attention. Skilled personnel should only undertake removal of contact lenses after an eye injury. Wash contacted area thoroughly with soap and plenty of water. Seek medical attention in event of irritation. Remove victim from exposure. If breathing difficulty occurs, administer oxygen and seek medical assistance.

Skin: Inhalation:

First aid facilities: Ensure availability of clean water for eye/skin wash. Advice to doctor: Treat symptomatically.

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5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing media: Hazards from combustion products: In case of fire: For residual solids, use water spray, CO2, dry chemical or universal type foams. None. Product will not burn. Develops carbon mono/dioxide, sulphur oxides and other harmful vapours and fumes.

6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES


Methods for clean up / collecting: If a large amount is spilled, absorb with dry sand or other inert material. Transfer to a covered container and seal for disposal. Observe local regulations on waste disposal. Avoid discharge of undiluted liquids into drains, sewers and waterways. Eye protection and skin protection required.

Environmental precautions: Personal precautions:

7. HANDLING AND STORAGE


Handling: Storage: Materials not to be stored together: No special protective measures required. Wear protective clothing, e.g. PVC gloves and goggles. Avoid contact with skin & eyes. Keep containers closed. n.a.

8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION


Engineering controls: Personal Protective Equipment Natural ventilation should be adequate under normal use conditions. Keep containers closed when not in use. This product is not classified as hazardous, so PPE is not normally essential. However, it is generally recommended that contact with any chemical be kept to a minimum. Following is a guide to suggested PPE that may be utilised for handling this product. Entering confined spaces, use self-contained breathing unit. Wear safety glasses. Protective gloves or suitable barrier cream recommended. Protective industrial clothing recommended. Wash before eating, drinking, smoking or using toilet.

Respiratory protection: Eye protection: Hand protection: Body protection: Others:

9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES


Appearance: Colour: Freezing temperature (C): Boiling point (C): Melting point (C): Liquid. Brown. -1oC >100oC n.a.

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Vapour pressure: Vapour density: Specific gravity: Flash point (C): Flammability limits (%): Solubility in water: pH: Partition coefficient: Viscosity: n.a. n.a. Approx 1.09 @ 25oC n.a. (aqueous) UEL n.a. LEL n.a. Soluble Approx. 8 @ 25oC n.a. n.a.

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY


Hazard of use/storage: Stable under normal storage and application temperature.

Hazardous reactions (conditions to avoid): Heating or freezing Materials to avoid: Oxidizing agents, strong acids or alkali. Hazardous decomposition products: The dried solid may burn or decompose by heating to evolve hazardous gases (organics, COx, etc.)

11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION


Toxicological: Inhalation: Eye contact: Skin contact: Others: May irritate mucous membranes. May cause temporary cornea inflammation Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause skin irritation. Contact during normal handling may not be severely hazardous

Delayed or chronic toxicological effects Additional information: No carcinogenic substance is used as raw material.

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION


Ecological Other: Additional information: sewers. Avoid discharge-undiluted liquid into drains, sewers and waterways. Must pass neutralization plant prior to discharge into drains and

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS


Disposal Methods State/Territory authority: Dispose Secure landfill: Dispose High temp incinerator: Dispose in approved method for industrial waste in accordance with local legislation requirements. Yes. No

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14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
This product is not classed as dangerous good in any transport regulation. Road transport ADR/RID Class: Number/letter: Warning sign: Hazard No: UN No: Maritime transport IMDG UN No: PG: Class: IMDG code page: n.as. n.as. n.as. n.as. n.as. n.as. n.as. n.as. n.as.

15. REGULATORY INFORMATION


Classification: Hazard labels: Risk phrase(s): Safety phrase(s): Non-hazardous. None required. n.a. n.a.

16. OTHER INFORMATION


Product should be stored on site in leak proof and rupture proof containers. Key: n.a. = not applicable n.as. = not assigned n.d. = no data This MSDS summarises our best knowledge of the health and safety hazard information of the product and how to safely handle and use the product in the workplace. Each user should read this MSDS and consider the information in the context of how the product will be handled and used in the workplace including in conjunction with other products. If clarification or further information is needed to ensure that an appropriate risk assessment can be made, the user should contact this company. Our responsibility for products sold is subject to our standard terms and conditions, a copy of which is sent to our customers and is also available on request. All information contained in this MSDS is as accurate and up-to-date as possible. No warranty expressed or implied is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness.

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