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Ecoscreed Alpha Binder

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CAS Number: 7778-18-9
EINECS Number:strong> 231-900-3
Registration number:strong> 01-2119444918-26-009
Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against
Application of the substance / the preparation:
Building material

Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet

Ecoscreed Trading Ltd, Old Mill Quarry, Beith, Ayrshire, KA15 1HY
Tel +44 (0) 1372 842102
Fax +44 (0) 1372 842682

Further information obtainable from: Technical information service
Tel +44 (0) 7836582033
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2. Hazards identification

Classification of the substance or mixture
Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008

The substance is not classified according to the CLP regulation.
Classification according to Directive 67/548/EEC or Directive 1999/45/EC Not applicable.
Information concerning particular hazards for human and environment: No hazards to be particularly mentioned.
Label elements
Labelling according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 Void
Hazard pictograms Void
Signal word Void
Hazard-determining components of labelling: Void
Hazard statements Void
Other hazards
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT: Not applicable.
vPvB: Not applicable.

3. Composition/information on ingredients

Chemical characterization: Substances
CAS No. Description 7778-18-9 calcium sulphate, natural
Identification number(s) EINECS Number: 231-900-3
Description: Calcium sulfate-hemihydrate

4. First aid measures

Description of first aid measures
General information:
No special measures required.
After inhalation: Supply fresh air; consult doctor in case of complaints.
After skin contact: Wash off with water.
After eye contact: Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult a doctor.
After swallowing: Rinse out mouth and then drink plenty of water.
If symptoms persist consult doctor.

5. Firefighting measures

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing agents:

All extinguishing agents are suited.
Use fire extinguishing methods suitable to surrounding conditions.
For safety reasons unsuitable extinguishing agents: None.
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture: None.
Advice for firefighters
Protective equipment: No special measures required.
Additional information
The product is not flammable.
Product corroborates upon contact with water.

6. Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures: Avoid formation of dust.
Product forms slippery surface when combined with water.
Environmental precautions: No special measures required.
Methods and material for containment and cleaning up: Pick up (dry) mechanically.
Reference to other sections: No dangerous substances are released.

7. Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling: Prevent formation of dust.
Information about fire - and explosion protection: No special measures required.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles: No special requirements.
Information about storage in one common storage facility: Not required.
Further information about storage conditions: Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed receptacles.
Storage class: Storage class in accordance with VCI: 13 (non-combustible solid matter)

8. Exposure controls/personal protection

Additional information about design of technical facilities: No further data; see item 7.

Control parameters
Ingredients with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace: Not required. á Remark A = alveolar fraction, E = inhalable fraction
Additional information: The lists valid during the making were used as basis.

Exposure controls
Personal protective equipment:
General protective and hygienic measures: The usual precautionary measures are to be adhered to when handling chemicals.
Respiratory protection: Wear dust mask FFP1 if dust forms.
Protection of hands: Wear protective gloves if exposed to prolonged or repeated contact.
Material of gloves: The selection of the suitable gloves does not only depend on the material, but also on further marks of quality and varies from manufacturer to manufacturer.
Penetration time of glove material: The exact break through time has to be found out by the manufacturer of the protective gloves and has to be observed.
Eye protection: In case of product splashes use protective glasses.
Body protection: Protective work clothing.

9. Physical and chemical properties

Information on basic physical and chemical properties

General Information
Form: Powder
Colour: white, beige, yellow, grey
Odour: Odourless
pH-value at 20¡C: ca. 7 (wŠssrige Lšsung)
Change in condition
Melting point/Melting range: Not applicable.
Boiling point/Boiling range: Not applicable.
Flash point: Not applicable.
Density: 2,7 - 2,8 g/cm3
Solubility in / Miscibility with water: c. 6,7 g/l

Other information - Thermal decomposition in CaO and SO3 from 1000 ¡C

10. Stability and reactivity

Chemical stability
Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided: No decomposition if used and stored according to specifications.
Possibility of hazardous reactions: No dangerous reactions known.
Incompatible materials: None known.
Hazardous decomposition products: No dangerous decomposition products known.

11. Toxicological information

Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity:
Primary irritant effect:
on the skin: No irritant effect.
on the eye: No irritating effect.
Sensitization: No sensitizing effects known.
Additional toxicological information: When used and handled according to specifications, the product does not have any harmful effects to our experience and the information provided to us.

12. Ecological information

Acquatic toxicity: No further relevant information available.
Additional ecological information:
General notes:
Water hazard : Little risk of pollution
Do not allow undiluted product or large quantities of it to reach ground water, water course or sewage system.
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT: Not applicable.
vPvB: Not applicable.

13. Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods
Recommendation: Disposal must be made according to official regulations.
European waste catalogue: 17 08 02 gypsum-based construction materials other than those mentioned in 17 08 01
Uncleaned packaging:
Recommendation: Empty contaminated packagings thoroughly. They may be recycled after thorough and proper cleaning.

14. Transport information

Land transport ADR/RID (cross-border) á ADR/RID class: -
Maritime transport IMDG: á IMDG Class: -
Air transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR: á ICAO/IATA Class: -
UN "Model Regulation": -
Special precautions for user
Not applicable.

15. Regulatory information

Chemical safety assessment: A Chemical Safety Assessment has not been carried out.

16. Other information

This information is based on our present knowledge. However, this shall not constitute a guarantee for any specific product features and shall not establish a legally valid contractual relationship.
Department issuing MSDS: Ecoscreed Trading Ltd.
Abbreviations and acronyms:
ADR: Accord europeen sur le transport des marchandises dangereuses par Route (European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road)
RID: Reglement international concernant le transport des marchandises dangereuses par chemin de fer (Regulations Concerning the International Transport of Dangerous Goods by Rail)
IMDG: International Maritime Code for Dangerous Goods
IATA: International Air Transport Association
IATA-DGR: Dangerous Goods Regulations by the "International Air Transport Association" (IATA)
ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization
ICAO-TI: Technical Instructions by the "International Civil Aviation Organization" (ICAO)
GHS: Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals
EINECS: European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances
CAS: Chemical Abstracts Service (division of the American Chemical Society)