Health and Safety Recommendations for Coulinex Ready Mixed Mortar from St Astier
See also: Coulinex Data Sheet
Product and Manufacturer Identification
- Product: Ready mixed mortar in 20 kg. bags 56 bags per pallet
Commercial Name: Coulinex
Name: C.E.S.A. Group
Addresse: 24110 St Astier, France
Tel: 05 33 54 1125
Fax: 05 33 04 6791
- In case of Urgency:
France: - ORFILA, Tel : 01 45 42 5959
UK: – The Lime Line 0800.7839014
Ireland:– The Traditional Lime Co. 05991 51750
- Ready mixed mortar based on natural hydraulic lime, silica/calcareous sand and fluidifier additive.
IDENTIFICATION OF DANGERS
- Coulinex is not classified as « dangerous preparation » in accordance with annex VI of the European directive 67/548/CEE. However, due to its basic character in solution, handling precautions have to be taken.
Principal risks for people and the environment
First Aid (urgent cases)
|Contact with eyes||
|Contact with the skin||
In case of prolongued contact with the skin :
In case of inhalation of large amounts of dust:
In cases of significant ingestion
ANTI FIRE MEASURES
The product is not flammable.
All fire estinguishing
agents can be used. Above 950oC the lime will produce CO2 emission.
ACCIDENTAL SPILLAGE MEASURES
|Protection of the environment||
|Cleaning and recovery methods||
USAGE AND HANDLING PRECAUTIONS
|Keep away from children reach.||
CONTROL PROCEDURES FOR WORKERS' EXPOSURE
AND TYPE OF EQUIPMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS' PROTECTION
|Total Dust:||10 mg/m3|
|Air bourne dust limitt:||5 mg/m3|
|Respiratory protection:||Wear appropriate mask|
|Hands protection:||Wear adequate gloves|
|Eyes protection:||Wear goggles to avoid risk of splashes in the eyes|
|Skin protection:||Wear suitable protective work clothing|
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
|Fusion temperature:||> 1000oC|
|Ignition Temperature||Not Flamable|
|Danger of explosion:||Not Explosive|
|Solubility in Water||> 1,5 g/l at 20°C|
|PH in water solution:||Alcaline between 12 and 13 (in saturated solution)|
|Apparent volumetric mass:||0.65 g/cm3 at 20oC|
|Absolute volumetric mass :||2.6 g/cm3 (20oC)|
|Granulometry||Granulometry 20 to 30% fines < 0.05mm|
STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
|Stability:||The product is stable|
|Conditions to avoid:||Storage in damp areas to avoid an hydraulic set.|
|Materials to avoid:||Reacts strongly with acids, generating CO2.|
|Inhalation:||Inhalation can cause irritation of the respiratory ways and of the nasal mucose. In extreme cases the mucose can be eroded|
|Ingestion:||Large ingestion can cause burining of the mouth, exophagus ad stomac|
Can irritate the skin due to its high alcalinity
|Contact with the eyes:||Can cause irritation of the eye and the pupil. Proplongued rinsing is necessary|
|Chronic hands, skin disorders:||Prolongued exposure without adequate protection can cause dermatological irritation|
Coulinex is an alcaline material that brings the water pH to 12.4 in saturated solution.
The carbonation process, with time, re-constitutes Calcium Carbonate (CaCO3) which is a neutral material in ecological terms.
The product in its hardened state can be disposed as a normal construction
Dispose of used bags in authorised refuse areas in accordance with local directives.
Coulinex is not subject to ADR, RID, IMDG and IATA regulations. In general, avoid spillages of powder during transport.
ADR: European agreement on road transport of dangerous substances
RID: International rail transport regulation for dangerous substances.
IMDG: International maritime dangerous goods code.
IATA: International Air Transport Association.
|Danger symbol:||Xi irritant|
|Principal components:||Calcium hydroxide|
|Phrases R:||R36/37/38- irritant for the eyes, respiratory ways and the skin.
R41 - risk of severe lesion to the eyes.
S2 keep away from childrens’ reach
S24/25 avoid contact with skin and eyes
S26 in case of contact with the eyes wash immediately
and abundantely with clean water
S37 wear adequate gloves.
See also: CoulinexData Sheet
For further Guidance, contact your St Astier Distributor.