Devcon 5 Minute Epoxy Safety Data Sheet

The following is the safety data information provided by the manufacturer of these products. Please read thoroughly and do not hesitate to contact us if you need further information.

This document is split into two sections - the first for the epoxy hardener and the second for the epoxy resin. 

Safety Data Sheet for 5 Minute Epoxy Hardener

1. Identification of the substance/preparation and the company/undertaking
Product name: 5-Minute Epoxy Hardener
Supplier: ITW Devcon, Brunel Close, Park Farm Ind. Est., Wellingborough, Northants, NN8 6QX
Emergency telephone number: 01933 675299
Fax number: 01933 670800

2. Composition/information on ingredients
Identification of the preparation Formulated product

Chemical name CAS-No EEC-No Class Weight %
2,4,6-TRIS(DIMETHYLAMINOMETHYL)PHENOL 90-72-2 603-069-00-0 Xn; R22 Xi; R36/38 1-15

3. Hazards identification
Most important hazards: Xi - Irritant
Specific hazards: Irritating to eyes and skin

4. First aid measures
General advice: Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance
Inhalation: Move to fresh air. Consult a physician after significant exposure
Skin contact: Remove immediately adhering matter. Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water. If skin irritation persists, call a physician.
Eye contact: Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.
Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Drink plenty of water, Obtain medical attention.

5. Fire-fighting measures
Suitable extinguishing media:
Water spray, dry chemical, foam, Carbon Dioxide (CO 2)
Extinguishing media which must not be used for safety reasons:
Do not use a solid water stream as it may scatter and spread fire.
Specific hazards: In case of fire and/or explosion do not breathe fumes.
Special protective equipment for firefighters: Cool containers / tanks with water spray. In case of fire, wear a self contained breathing apparatus.
Specific methods: Standard procedure for chemical fires.

6. Accidental release measures
Personal precautions: Avoid contact with the skin and the eyes. Use personal protective equipment
Environmental precautions: Do not let product enter drains
Methods for cleaning up: Dam up, scrape up, soak up with inert absorbent material.

7. Handling and storage
Handling: Use only in well-ventilated areas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Storage: Store at room temperature in the original container. Keep container tightly closed.

8. Exposure controls/personal protection

Chemical name National occupational exposure limits (Ref: British COSHH - EH40):
2,4,6-TRIS(DIMETHYLAMINOMETHYL)PHENOL No data available -

Engineering measures to reduce exposure
- Respiratory protection: In case of insufficient ventilation wear suitable respiratory equipment
- Hand protection: Protective gloves
- Eye protection: Safety glasses with side-shields,goggles.
- Skin and body Protection: lightweight protective clothing, Wear as appropriate.
- Hygiene measures: When using do not eat or drink.Wash hands.

9. Physical and chemical properties
Form:
Viscous liquid. Colour: Amber. Odour: Amine-like.
pH: (50g/l H20) 9.5
Flash point: >149 °C
Flammability (solid, gas): Not applicable.
Explosive properties: Not applicable.
Vapour pressure: <0.01 mm Hg ( 20 °C)
Relative density: - lower 0.97 ( 20 °C) - upper 1.13
Water solubility: Insoluble ( 25 °C)
Viscosity: ( 25 °C) 10,000

10. Stability and reactivity
Stability: Stable
Conditions to avoid: Avoid temperatures above 45°C
Materials to avoid: Strong oxidizing agents
Hazardous decomposition products: Carbon oxides. nitrogen oxides (NOx)

11. Toxicological information
Acute toxicity: LD50/oral/rat = 1653 mg/kg (DMP)
                         LD50/dermal/rabbit = 1350 mg/kg (DMP)
                         LC50/inhalation/8h/rat = >0.5 mg/L (DMP)
Sensitization: May cause sensitization by inhalation and skin contact.
Long term toxicity: Repeated or prolonged skin contact may cause allergic reactions with susceptible persons.

12. Ecological information
Mobility: Do not let product enter drains

13. Disposal considerations
Waste from residues/unused products: Solidify unexposed surplus and dispose of together with processed material as cured plastic waste.According to (national equivalent of EC-Dir. 78/319; disposal of toxic and hazardous waste)
Contaminated packaging: In accordance with local and national regulations
European waste Catalogue No: 08 04 99

14. Transport information
Proper shipping name:
Not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations: UN, ADR/RID, IMO & IATA/ICAO.

15. Regulatory information
Classification according to European directive on classification of hazardous preparations 93/21/EEC
- Contains: 
2,4,6-TRIS(DIMETHYLAMINOMETHYL)PHENOL water contaminating - 2
- Symbol(s): Xi - Irritant X
R -phrase(s): R43 - May cause sensitization by skin contact.. R36/38 - Irritating to eyes and skin.
S -phrase(s): S26 - In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. S28 - After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water S45 - In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible). S 1/2 - Keep locked-up and out of reach of children. S37/39 - Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection.

16. Other information
Recommended use:
Adhesives.
Recommended restrictions: When used in a mixture, read the labels and safety data sheets of all components.
Revision date: 01/04/2001.

The information provided in this Safety Data Sheet is correct to the best of our knowledge, information and belief at the date of its publication.

Safety Data Sheet for 5 Minute Epoxy Resin

1. Identification of the substance/preparation and the company/undertaking
Product name:
5-Minute Epoxy Resin
Supplier: ITW Devcon, Brunel Close, Park Farm Ind. Est., Wellingborough, Northants, NN8 6QX
Emergency telephone number: 01933 675299
Fax number: 01933 670800

2. Composition/information on ingredients
Identification of the preparation

Chemical Name CAS-No EEC-No Class Weight %
BISPHENOL A-(EPICHLORHYDRIN)
{REACTION PRODUCT}
25068-38-6 603-074-00-8 Xi; R36/38 R43 60-80

3. Hazards identification
Most important hazards:
Moderate skin irritation.
Specific hazards: Irritating to eyes and skin. May cause sensitization by skin contact.

4. First aid measures
General advice:
Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Inhalation: Move to fresh air. Consult a physician after significant exposure.
Skin contact: Remove immediately adhering matter, Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water. If skin irritation persists, call a physician.
Eye contact: In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
Ingestion: Rinse mouth, Do not induce vomiting, Call a physician immediately. If a person vomits when lying on their back, turn over on their side.

5. Fire-fighting measures
Suitable extinguishing media:
 Dry powder, foam, Carbon Dioxide (CO 2)
Extinguishing media which must not be used for safety reasons: High volume water jet.
Specific hazards: Burning produces irritant fumes.
Special protective equipment for firefighters: In case of fire, wear a self contained breathing apparatus, protective suit.
Specific methods: Standard procedure for chemical fires.

6. Accidental release measures
Personal precautions:
Avoid contact with the skin and the eyes. Use personal protective equipment. Ensure adequate ventilation.
Environmental precautions: Do not contaminate water. Avoid subsoil penetration.
Methods for cleaning up: Dam up, scrape up, soak up with inert absorbent material, transfer to covered steel drums.

7. Handling and storage
Handling:
Use only in well-ventilated areas. Keep away from heat and sources of ignition. General industrial hygiene practice.
Storage: Keep containers tightly closed in a cool, well-ventilated place.

8. Exposure controls/personal protection

Chemical Name: National occupational exposure limits (Ref: British COSHH - EH40):
BISPHENOL A-(EPICHLORHYDRIN) {REACTION PRODUCT} No data available -

Engineering measures to reduce exposure
- Respiratory protection: No personal respiratory protective equipment normally required. In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment.
- Hand protection: Solvent-resistant gloves (butylrubber)
- Eye protection: Safety glasses with side-shields, goggles.
- Skin and body protection: Wear as appropriate.
- Hygiene measures: Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product, Keep away from food, drink and animal feeding stuffs. Do not smoke. General industrial hygiene practice.

9. Physical and chemical properties
Form:
Liquid. Colour: Light yellow. Odour: Slight.
pH: ( 50 g/l H2O) 7 ( 20 °C)
Boiling point/range: > 200 °C
Flash point: > 150 °C
Melting point/range: n/d °C
Auto ignition temperature: >290 °C
Flammability (solid, gas): Not applicable
Oxidizing properties: Not applicable.
Vapour pressure: 0.01 mm Hg ( 20 °C)
Relative density: - lower 1.147 ( 25 °C)
VOC: 1160 g/l
Water solubility: Negligible.
Partition coefficient (n-octanol/water): > 2.5

10. Stability and reactivity
Stability:
Stable.
Conditions to avoid: Prolonged heating at temperatures above 50°C.
Materials to avoid: Strong acids and oxidizing agents, amines.
Hazardous decomposition products: No decomposition if stored normally.

11. Toxicological information
Acute toxicity:
Epoxy constituents: LD50/oral/rat = 30g/Kg
                                                          LD50/dermal/rabbit = > 20 ml/Kg
                                                          LC50/inhalation/4h/rat = fatality = 0
Local effects: Moderate skin irritation
Sensitization: May cause sensitization by skin contact.
Long term toxicity: Components of the product may be absorbed into the body by inhalation and ingestion. Repeated or prolonged skin contact may cause allergic reactions with susceptible persons.

12. Ecological information
Mobility:
Do not contaminate water. Do not let product enter drains.

13. Disposal considerations
Waste from residues / unused products:
Solidify unexposed surplus and dispose of together with processed material as cured plastic waste - In accordance with local and national regulations
Contaminated packaging: In accordance with local and national regulations
European waste Catalogue No: 08 04 99

14. Transport information
Proper shipping name:
Not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations: UN, ADR/RID, IMO & IATA/ICAO.

15. Regulatory information
Classification according to European directive on classification of hazardous preparations 93/21/EEC
- Contains:
BISPHENOL A-(EPICHLORHYDRIN) {REACTION PRODUCT} Water hazard class - None
- Symbol(s): Xi X
R -phrase(s): R43 - May cause sensitization by skin contact. R36 - Irritating to eyes. R38 - Irritating to skin.
S -phrase(s): S28 - After contact with skin, wash immediately.

16. Other information
Recommended use:
Adhesives.
Recommended restrictions: When used in a mixture, read the labels and safety data sheets of all components.
Revision date: 11/04/2002.

The information provided in this Safety Data Sheet is correct to the best of our knowledge, information and belief at the date of its publication.

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