Health and Safety Recommendations for Tradiblanc Binder for Mortar by St Astier
See Also: Tradiblanc Data Sheet
Product and Manufacturer Identification
- Product: Hydrated Natural Hydraulic Lime, white cement CEM 1and additives as per EN/BS 459.1.
Binder for building mortars in 35 kg. bags
Commercial Name: Tradiblanc
Name: Dordognaise (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
Name(ref Dir. EU):
Risk phrase :
Risk phrase : R-41
EINCECS No. : 215-137-3
IDENTIFICATION OF DANGERS
Principal risks for people and the environment
First Aid Measures
|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
- Thermocromex 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, STOCKING AND HANDLING PRECAUTIONS
CONTROL PROCEDURES FOR WORKERS' EXPOSURE
AND TYPE OF EQUIPMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS' PROTECTION
|Total Dust:||10 mg/m3|
|Cellular dust:||5 mg/m3|
|Respiratory protection:||In the presence of airborne dust, the use of an anti dust mask is recommended.|
|Hands protection:||Wear adequate gloves|
|Eyes protection:||Wear protective goggles in case of airborne dust or risk of splashes of powder or wet mortar.|
|Skin protection:||Wear adequate work clothing covering the arms and extend it to the hands by wearing gloves.
If working standing on knees, wear knee pads. Skin protective creams can also be used.
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
|Colour||White or pale grey powder|
|PH in water solution:||Alcaline between 12 and 13|
|Fusion temperature:||> 1000oC|
|Apparent volumetric mass:||0.65 g/cm3 at 20oC|
|Absolutre volumetric mass||2.6 g/cm3 (20oC)|
|Explosion point:||Not applicable|
|Flammable point:||Not applicable|
|Danger of explosion:||None|
20 to 30 % of fines < 0.05mm
STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
|Stability:||The product is stable at all temperatures.|
|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|
|Skin contact:||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 (gloves) can cause dermatological irritation|
Tradiblanc 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 debris.
Dispose of used bags in authorised refuse areas in accordance with local directives.
Tradiblanc 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.
|Principal constituent||Calcium hydroxide|
R36/37/38 irritant for the eyes, respitatory tracks and skin.
R41 - risk of severe eyes lesion
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 and consult a specialist
S37 wear adequate gloves
S39 - wear protective eye goggles.
OTHER INFORMATION: None
See Also: Tradiblanc Data Sheet
For further Guidance, contact your St Astier Distributor.