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Semco MSDS

SECTION 1:  Identification of the substance/mixture and of the company/undertaking

  • Product Identifier

Product form:                                       Mixture

Trade Name:                                        Semco Teak Products

Product Code:                                      Not Applicable

Product Group:                                     Trade product

  • Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against
  •  
  • Relevant identified uses

Intended for use by the general public

Main use category:                              Professional use, Consumer use

Use of the substance/mixture:          Water repellent wood preservative and sealer

  • Uses advised against

Not to be used on work surfaces where food will be prepared

  • Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet

Semco Teak Products

Serra Engineering and Manufacturing Co. Inc

PO Box 323

Phoenix, Maryland 21131  USA

T: 410-771-4025 (outside USA)

  • Emergency Telephone Number 

T+1-800-622-00223

Section 2 Hazard Identification 

2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture

Flammable liquids, Category 3                                                        H226

Specific target organ toxicity — Single                                          H336

exposure, Category 3, Narcosis

Acute toxicity, category 4                                                                   H302

                                                                                                                H312

                                                                                                                H332

Specific organ toxicity-due to repeated exposure,                       H372

Category 1

Aspiration hazard, Category 1                                                         H304


Adverse physicochemical, human health and environmental effects

Flammable liquid and vapour. May cause drowsiness or dizziness. May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

2.2 Label Elements

Hazard pictograms (CLP):


          


Signal word (CLP):                              Danger

Hazardous ingredients:                      Hydrocarbons, C10-C13, n-alkanes, isoalkanes, cyclics and aromatics, Solvent  Naphtha, Petroleum Distillates, Dimethyl benzene, Neodecanoic acid, 1,2,4 Trimethyl benzene

Hazard statements (CLP) :                H226 - Flammable liquid and vapour

H304 - May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways

H302 - Harmful if swallowed

                                                                H312 – Harmful in contact with skin

                                                                H332 – Harmful if inhaled

                                                                H372- causes damage to organs through prolonged or regular exposure

H336 - May cause drowsiness or dizziness

Precautionary statements (CLP) :    P101 - If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand

P102 - Keep out of reach of children

P210 - Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking

P271 - Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area

P301+P310+P331 - IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or seek medical attention. Do NOT induce vomiting

P312 - Call a doctor if you feel unwell

P403+P233 - Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed

P405 - Store locked up

P501 - Dispose of contents/container to a hazardous or special waste collection point

EUH-statements :                                EUH066 - Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking

Security closing plug for children :   Applicable

Tactile warning :                                  Applicable

2.3 Other Hazards

No additional information available

Section 3 Composition/information on ingredients

 

3.1 Substance

Not applicable


3.2 Mixture 

Name

Product identifier

%

Classification according to Regulation (EC)

Hydrocarbons, C10-C13, n-alkanes, isoalkanes, cyclics and aromatics

(CAS No) 8052-41-3

(EINECS/ELINCS) 232-489-3


70-80

Aquatic Chronic 2

H411

Aquatic Chronic 3

H413

Asp Tox 1

H304

Petroleum Distillates

(CAS No) 64742-95-6

(EINECS/ELINCS) 265-199-0


5-10

Flam Liq 2

H225

Skin Irritation 2

H315

Asp Hazard 1

H304

STOT SE 3

H336

Aquatic Chronic 2

H411

Solvent  Naphtha

(CAS No) 64741-65-7

(EINECS/ELINCS) 265-076-2


5-10

Asp Tox 1

H304

Acute Tox 4

H312

Acute Tox 4

H332

STOT SE 3

H335

Flam Liq 4

H227

Dimethyl benzene

(CAS No) 1330-20-7

(EINECS/ELINCS) 215-535-7


0.5-1.5

Flam. Liq. 3

H226

Acute Tox. Inh.4

H332

Acute Tox. Der. 4

H312

Skin Irritation 2

H315

Eye Irritation 2

H319

STOT Single 3 Res

H335

STOT Rep. Inh 2 CNS, Liver, kidney

H373

Asp Hazard 1

H304

Neodecanoic acid

(CAS No) 27253-31-2

(EINECS/ELINCS) 248-373-0


0.5-1.5

Acute Tox.4

H332

Skin Sens 1

H317

Aquatic Chronic 2

H411

Skin Irritation 2

H315

Eye Irritant 2

H319

Carc. 1B

H350

Acute Tox. 3

H301

Repr.2

H361

Aquatic Chronic 3

H412

Acute Tox.4

H332

Resp Sens 1

H334

STOT SE 3

H335

1,2,4 Trimethyl benzene

(CAS No) 95-63-6

(EINECS/ELINCS) 202-436-9


0.25-1.25

Flam Liq 3

H226

Acute Tox 4

H332

Skin Irritation 2

H315

Eye Irritation 2

H319

STOT SE 3

H335

Asp Hazard 1

H304

Aquatic Chronic 2

H411


Section 4 First Aid Measures

4.1 Description of first aid measures

If Inhaled: move person to fresh air and allow them to rest.  If not breathing, give artificial respiration

In case of skin contact: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash off with soap and plenty of water. If irritation persists see medical attention

In case of eye contact: Flush eyes with water for 20 minutes, seek medical attention

If ingested: drink large quantity of water. Do NOT induce vomiting. Seek medical attention. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person

4.2 Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

Symptoms/injuries:                                                 May cause drowsiness, dizziness, headaches or nausea

Symptoms/injuries after skin contact:               Repeated exposure may cause dry skin or cracking

Symptoms/injuries after ingestion:                     Risk of chemical pneumonitis

4.3 Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed 

Treat symptomatically

Section 5 Firefighting measures 

5.1 Extinguisher media 

Suitable extinguisher media:     Foam, Dry Powder, Carbon dioxide or Sand

5.2 Special Hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Fire Hazard                                                                  Flammable liquid and vapour

Hazardous decomposition products in case                 Toxic fumes may be released

of fire

5.3 Advice for firefighters

Firefighting instructions                       Use water spray or fog for cooling any exposed containers. Exercise caution when fighting any chemical fire.

Protection during firefighting               Do not enter fire area without proper protective equipment, including respiratory protection. Do not attempt to take action without suitable protective equipment. Self-contained breathing apparatus.

5.4 Further information

Containers may explode if exposed to extreme heat. Eliminate the source of ignition

Section 6 Accidental Release measures 

6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Non-Emergency responders

 

Protective equipment:                                        See Headings 7 and 8.


Emergency procedures:                                    Evacuate unnecessary personnel. No open flames, no sparks, and no smoking. 

Emergency responders


Protective equipment:                                        Equip cleanup crew with proper protection. For further information refer to section 8: "Exposure controls/personal protection".


Emergency procedures:                                   Ventilate area.

6.2 Environmental Precautions

Avoid release to the environment. Prevent entry to sewers and public waters. Notify authorities if liquid enters sewers or public waters.

6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Methods for cleaning up:                                   Soak up spills with inert solids, such as sand or earth as soon as possible. Collect spillage. Store away from other materials. Notify authorities if product enters sewers or public waters.

Other information:                                               Dispose of materials or solid residues at an authorised site or with an authorised waste collection company

 

6.4 Reference to other sections

See Heading 8. Exposure controls and personal protection. For further information refer to section 13.

Section 7 Handling and Storage 

7.1 Precautions for safe handling

Additional hazards when processed:              Do not use in a confined space until fresh air flow established/confirm that atmosphere is not flammable or oxygen deficient. Handle empty containers with care because residual vapours are flammable.

Precautions for safe handling:                         Wash hands and other exposed areas with mild soap and water before eating, drinking or smoking and when leaving work. Provide good ventilation in process area to prevent formation of vapour. Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking. Use only non-sparking tools. Flammable vapours may accumulate in the container. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Avoid breathing  fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.


Hygiene measures:                                            Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Always wash hands after handling the product.


7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including and incompatibilities

Storage conditions:                                             Keep only in the original container in a cool, well ventilated place away from; Heat sources, Direct sunlight. Keep container closed when not in use.


Incompatible products:                                       Oxidizing agents and Strong caustics (Acids/bases)

Incompatible material:                                       Sources of ignition. Direct sunlight.

Storage area:                                                       Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition. Store in a well-ventilated place.

7.3 Specific end use(s)

Showering and changing clothing is advised after using the product.

Section 8 Exposure Controls/personal Protection

8.1 Control Parameters

Component

Value form of exposure

Control parameters

Basis

Dimethyl Benzene

TWA

50ppm 220mg/m3

EH40 WEL

STEL

100ppm  441mg/m3

EH40 WEL

TWA

50ppm 221mg/m3

ECD 2000/39/EC

STEL

100ppm  442mg/m3

ECD 2000/39/EC

 

Component

Value form of exposure

Control parameters

Basis

1,2,4 trimethyl benzene

TWA

20ppm  100mg/m3

ECD 2000/39/EC

TWA

25ppm  125mg/m3

EH40 WEL

 

8.2 Exposure Controls 

Appropriate engineering controls:

Ensure good ventilation of the work station.

Personal protective equipment:

Avoid all unnecessary exposure.

Hand protection:

In case of repeated or prolonged contact wear gloves

Eye protection:

Chemical goggles or safety glasses

Skin and body protection:

Wear suitable protective clothing

Respiratory protection:

Wear appropriate mask

Environmental exposure controls:

Avoid release to the environment.

Other information:

Do not eat, drink or smoke during use.

Section 9  Physical and Chemical Properties

9.1 Information on basic physical and chemical properties

Physical state                                       Liquid

Appearance                                          Translucent          

Colour                                                    Various

Odour                                                     Solvent

Odour Threshold                                 No Data Available

pH                                                           No Data Available

Melting point                                         No Data Available

Boiling point                                         154oC

Flash Point                                            65 oC

Evaporation rate                                  0.15

Flammability                                        No Data Available

Vapour Pressure                                 2mmHg

Vapour density                                     5.0 (air=1)

Relative density                                   <1

Water solubility                                    Negligible

Auto ignition temperature                  No Data Available

VOC content                                         690g/L

Explosive properties                           No Data Available

Oxidising properties                            No Data Available

9.2 Other information

No Data Available

Section 10 Stability and reactivity

10.1 Reactivity

Not established. 

10.2 Chemical stability

Stable

10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions

Not established.

10.4 Conditions to avoid

Avoid contact with hot surfaces. No flames, no sparks. Eliminate all sources of ignition.

10.5 Incompatible materials

Oxidizing agent and strong caustics (acids/bases)

10.6 Hazardous decomposition products

Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide

Section 11 Toxicological information

11.1 Information on toxicological effects

Acute toxicity:                                                                                     Not classified

Skin corrosion/irritation:                                                                  Not classified

Serious eye damage/irritation:                                                       Not classified

Respiratory or skin sensitivity:                                                      Not classified

Germ cell mutagenicity:                                                                   Not classified

Carcinogenicity:                                                                                 Not classified

Reproductive toxicity:                                                                      Not classified

Specific target organ toxicity (single exposure):                      May cause drowsiness, dizziness and headaches

Specific target organ toxicity (repeated exposure):                 Not classified

Aspiration Hazard:                                                                             Maybe fatal if swallowed and enters airways

Potential adverse human health effects and symptoms:       Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met

Section 12  Ecological information

12.1 Toxicity

Ecology - general :                                                                              The product is not considered harmful to aquatic organisms nor to cause long-term adverse effects in the environment.


Hydrocarbons

Cat

LD50

Inhalation

1700ppm

Dog

LD50

Inhalation

8000mg/m3

Rabbit

LD50

Skin

3000mg/kg

Rat

LD50

Inhalation

5500mg/m3

Rat

LD50

Oral

5000mg/kg

Petroleum Distillates

Quail

LD50

Oral

2150mg/kg

Rat

LD50

Oral

8400mg/kg


12.2 Persistence and degradability

Not established.

12.3 Bioaccumulative potential 

Not established.

12.4 Mobility in soil

Not established.

12.5 Results of PBT and vPvB assessment

Not established.

12.6 Other adverse effects

Addition information:                                                     Avoid release into the environment

Section 13 Disposal Considerations

13.1 Waste treatment methods

Regional legislation (waste):                                             Disposal must be done according to official regulations.

Waste treatment methods:                                                Dispose of this material and its container at hazardous or special waste collection point.

Sewage disposal recommendations:                             Not applicable as there is no release to wastewater.

Waste disposal recommendations:                                 Dispose in a safe manner in accordance with local/national regulations.

Additional information :                                                      Handle empty containers with care because residual vapours are flammable.

Ecology - waste materials :                                               Avoid release to the environment.

Section 14 Transport information

14.1 UN number

UN1263

14.2 UN proper shipping name

Paint-related materials including paint, lacquer, enamel, stain, shellac solutions, varnish, polish, liquid filler, and liquid lacquer base, or paint related material including paint thinning, drying, removing, or reducing compound

 

 

14.3 Transport hazard class(es)

Class 3 

Danger Label

 

14.4 Packing group

 

Not Applicable

 

14.5 Environmental hazards

 

Dangerous for the environment : No

 

Marine pollutant : No

 

Other information : No supplementary information available

 

14.6 Special precautions for user 

 

Not applicable

 

Section 15 Regulatory Information

 

15.1 Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific of the substance or mixture

 

Contains no REACH substances with Annex XVII restrictions

 

Contains no substance on the REACH candidate list

 

Contains no REACH Annex XIV substances

 

15.2 Chemical safety assessment

 

No chemical safety assessment has been carried out

 

Section 16 Other Information

 

No other information available

 

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