MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Trade Name: FIBER-TEK LATEX RUBBER
Chemical Family: N/A
Manufacturer: General Latex Canada
68 Eastern Ave. East
Brampton, ONT L6W 1X8
Emergency Ph. #'s: (905) 451-5360
Supplier: Industrial Plastics (1975) Ltd
776 Cloverdale Ave
Victoria, BC V8X 1S7
Transportation EMG. Phone # CANUTEC (613) 996-6666 or 250.727.3545
Ammonia <0.8 % CAS # 7664-41-7
Zinc Oxide <0.01% CAS # 1314-13-2
Disulfide: <0.01% 137-26-8
Exposure Limits: OSHA PEL 50 PPM
5 mg/m³ respirable, 10 mg/m³ - Total
Appearance & Odour: Milky white liquid, ammonia odour
Vapour Pressure: 760 mm Hg
Vapour Density: (Air=1) 0.624 @ 80F
Solubility in Water: Yes
Specific Gravity: >0.93
Evaporation Rate: 1
Boiling Point: 100C
Freezing Point: 0C
FIRE & EXPLOSION DATA:
Flashpoint & Method: N/A
Flammable Limits: N/A
Extinguishing Methods: Water fog or Foam
Special Equipment & Procedures: Self contained breathing apparatus and complete protective clothing.
Conditions Contributing to Instability: Stable
Incompatible Substances : Acids or salts will cause coagulation.
Hazardous Decomposition Products; CO, CO2, NO, hydrocarbons
xHazardous Polymerization: N/A
HEALTH HAZARDS DATA:
NOTE: Health studies have shown that exposure to chemicals pose potential risks which may vary from person to person. Exposure to liquids, vapors, mists or fumes should be minimized.
PRINCIPAL HEALTH HAZARDS:
Skin Contact: Will cause irritation or chemical burn
Eye Contact: Will cause irritation or chemical burn
Ingestion: Will cause digestive tract irritation
Inhalation: Respiratory tract irritation
FIRST AID PROCEDURES:
Skin: Wash with soap and water. If redness, itching or burning sensation develops seek medical attention.
Eyes: Immediately flush with water for 15 minutes. Seek medical attention.
Ingestion: If stomach ache develops seek medical attention. Latex will solidify in digestive tract.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing laboured give oxygen. Seek medical attention.
Skin: Always apply appropriate barrier cream to exposed skin. Wear impervious gloves (butyl rubber), coveralls and safety footwear.
Eyes: Chemical proof goggles or full face respirator if vapours cause eye irritation.
Ingestion: Wash thoroughly before consuming food stuffs.
Inhalation: Use only in well ventilated areas or use NIOSH approved respiratory protection with organic vapour cartridges.
CONTROL MEASURES & PRECAUTIONS
Keep container tightly closed. Do not consume food, drink or tobacco in work area or material storage areas. Use caution and personal cleanliness to avoid skin and eye contact. Avoid breathing vapours of heated materials. Use paper covering absorbent wipes and suitable disposable containers in work area.
SPILL, LEAK & DISPOSAL METHODS
Review fire and explosion hazards and safety precautions before proceeding with cleanup. Restrict access to area. Contain spill to prevent liquid from entering sewers or waterways. Recover free liquid and use an absorbent material (i.e. sand, vermiculite) to soak up balance. Place in suitable container for disposal.
Dispose only in a facility permitted to dispose of hazardous waste by Federal, Provincial and Municipal regulations.
Shipping Name: Non Regulated
The information contained herein is based on data that we believe to be accurate. No warranty either expressed or implied is
made. This information is offered solely for your consideration, interpretation and information.
Preparation Date: September 1, 2000
Prepared by: Ron Sherring, Industrial Plastics (1975) Ltd
Telephone #: (250)727-3545
Revised Date: July1, 2008
N/A = Not Available