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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
BITUMEN MSDS

Road Construction

1. Identification of substance and supplier Substance/preparation:   
Bitumen Supplier: www.infinitygalaxy.org
Email: info@infinitygalaxy.org
Date of revision:  DEC 2016
Hazard Information
 
2. Composition/information on ingredients
The product contains no dangerous substances per EC Directive 67/548/EEC and further modifications and adaptations pointed out in this publication.
 3. Hazardous identification
Inhalation of vapor or mist can cause headache, nausea, irritation of nose and lungs. Eye Contact with material can cause slight irritation. Prolonged or repeated skin contact can cause slight skin irritation.

Emergency Action

 4. First aid measures

  • Eye contact: If the substance has entered the eyes then irrigate with emergency eye wash solution (if available) or clean water for up to 15 minutes. Seek medical attention.
  •  Skin contact: Remove contamination with proprietary skin cleaner, followed by washing with soap and water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
  •  Ingestion: If swallowed seek medical advice immediately. Do not induce vomiting.
  •  Inhalation: If inhalation occurs, remove the patient into fresh air. Keep warm and at rest.

5. Firefighting measures
There are no risks of fire or explosion as the products identified are noncombustible. The product is non-flammable but it can cause dangerous fumes if there is a  fire.  If necessary wear breathing apparatus.

6. Accidental release measures
Avoid skin contact, wear suitable protective equipment (see 8.1). Cleaning up: Extinguish sources of heat and fire. Cover leaks
with absorbent material such as sand. Disperse left-over material with water or foam spray, do not use vacuum.

 Precautions

 7. Storage & handling
 Storage: Store in unopened containers. Storage temperature limits are 1 deg c to 50 deg c.
Handling: Avoid prolonged skin contact, avoid contact with eyes. Take usual hygiene measures. Ensure adequate ventilation.
 
8. Exposure controls/personal protection
 
Personal protective equipment

  •  a. Respiratory protection: Use breathing apparatus in case of inhaling vapors for a long-time.
  • Hand &   skin protection: Avoid skin  contact  by  wearing protective clothing, for example waterproof gloves, overalls and boots. Change heavily contaminated clothing as soon as possible and launder before re-use.
  •  Eye protection: Wear waterproof protective glasses.

Product Information
 
9. Physical & chemical properties

 

  • FORM Solid
  • COLOUR Black
  • ODOUR Characteristic
  • SPECIFIC GRAVITY 1.00
  • SOLUBILITY IN WATER Dilutable
  • ALKALINITY –PH N/A
  • BOILING POINT/BOILING RANGE > 250"C
  • MELTING POINT/MELTING RANGE > 100"C
  • FLASH POINT N/A
  • FLAMMABILITY & AUTO FLAMMABILITY N/A
  • OXIDISING PROPERTIES  N/A
  • VAPOUR PRESSURE N/A

10. Stability & reactivity

The product is stable in normal usage & storage conditions at environmental temperatures. Thermal decomposition or burning may release oxides of carbon and other toxic gases or vapors.


11. Toxicological Information
 See 10,
 
12. Ecological information
 There are no known Eco Toxic effects in the existing patterns of production, handling, storage and use,
 
13. Disposal considerations
 Coagulate the dispersion by  the  stepwise addition  of  ferric chloride and lime, Remove the clear supernatant and flush to a chemical sewer.  Incinerate liquid and  contaminated solids  in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations.

Additional Information
 
14. Transport information
Not hazardous, Classification for conveyance -   not  required, Goods are None DG as per lATA regulations.