Dessicant Sachets - Technical Specifications


WATER GUARD MOISTURE CONTROL DESSICANT BAGS
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA


SECTION 1 – CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY INFORMATION

Water Guard Moisture Control, Johannesburg, South Africa. Tel: +27 11 462 8906.
 
Product trade name: Water Guard Moisture Control Desiccant Bags
Generic / chemical name: Proprietary mixture
Preparation revision DA: Sept. 22 1999
MSDS number: VGP92299


SECTION 2 – COMPOSITION INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

As packaged this product contains no components that are considered to be hazardous or harmful When used in the normal recommended manner.


SECTION 3 – HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

EMERGENCY OVERVIEW: As packaged none anticipated.
POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS: (Eyes) If opened material contact with eye may cause irritation. (Skin) Not an anticipated route of exposure. (Inhalation) Not an anticipated route of exposure as packaged. (Ingestion) Not an anticipated route of exposure.


SECTION 4 – FIRST AID MEASURES

INGESTION: If Conscious give large quantities of water.
EYES: Flush immediately with plenty of water.
SKIN: Wash with soap and water. Launder contaminated clothing before reuse.
INHALATION: Remove exposed person to fresh air if adverse effects are observed.
ADDITIONAL: Note to physician: Treat symptomatically.


SECTION 5 – FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

FLASH POINT (Typical): Not applicable.
EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: C02, dry chemical, or foam.
SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES: None.
UNUSUAL FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS: None.
EXPLOSION DATA: Material does not have explosive properties.


SECTION 6 – ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

SPILL PROCEDURES: Pick up free material for recycle and/or disposal. If necessary use caution around spill area due to potential slipping hazard if material contacts water. Residuals are to be flushed thoroughly with water to the drain for normal wastewater treatment.


SECTION 7 – HANDLING AND STORAGE

HANDLING PROCEDURES: Keep away from potential sources of ignition. Avoid getting into eyes. Avoid prolonged skin contact. Do not inhale dust. Do not ingest Keep containers closed when not in use.
Wash thoroughly after handling. Empty containers may retain material residue, do not expose containers to heat or other sources of ignition.


SECTION 8 - EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION


VENTILATION PROCEDURE: Under normal use surrounding ventilation is adequate. EYE PROTECTION: Not necessary under normal use.
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: Not necessary under normal use.
SKIN PROTECTION: After use, wash hands/exposed skin with soap and water.
CLOTHING RECOMMENDATION: Standard issued clothing is sufficient.


SECTION 9 - PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

APPEARANCE: Cloth bags
SPECIFIC GRAVITY: Bulk Density of absorbent 0.6-0.7.
WATER SOLUBILITY: Absorbs water.
MELTING POINT: 390 F
ODOR: None


SECTION 10 - STABILITY AND REACTIVITY


STABILITY: Material is stable.
INCOMPATIBILITY: None Known.
POLYMERIZATION: Will not occur.
THERMAL DECOMPOSITION: Smoke, carbon monoxide, and other products of incomplete combustion.


SECTION 11 - TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION


No data available.


SECTION 12 - ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION


No data available.


SECTION 13 - DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS


WASTE DISPOSAL: Maximize product recovery for reuse or recycling. Residuals can be flushed thoroughly with water for normal wastewater treatment Follow all applicable federal, state, and local laws.


SECTION 14 - TRANSPORT INFORMATION

U.S. DOT BULK SHIPPING DESCRIPTION: Not regulated. Non hazardous.


SECTION 15 - REGULATORY INFORMATION


SARA TITLE III.
SECTION 313: This product does not contain any regulated levels of any toxic chemicals subject to the reporting requirements of Section 313 of Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986.


SECTION 16 - OTHER INFORMATION


NFPA CODE: Health: 0 / Fire: 1 / Reactivity: 0
HID CODE: Health: 0 Fire: 1 / Reactivity: 0


PRODUCT INFORMATION

Please refer to our products page


REVISION INDICATORS: - Supersedes 12-1-95



The Information represented herein has been compiled from sources considered to be dependable and is accurate to the best of Water Guard Moisture Control Products knowledge; however, Water Guard Moisture Control Products makes no warranty whatsoever, expressed or implied, of MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR THE PARTICULAR PURPOSE, regarding the accuracy of such data or the results to be obtained from the use thereof. The conditions or methods of handling, storage, use and disposal of the product are beyond our control and may be beyond our knowledge. For this and other reasons Water Guard Moisture Control Products assumes no responsibility for injury to recipient or to third persons or for any damage to any property and recipient assumes all such risks. All chemicals may present unknown health hazards and should be used with caution. Although certain hazards are described herein, Water Guard Moisture Control Products cannot guarantee that these are the only hazards that exist. It IS the sole responsibility of the user to comply with all applicable Federal. State, and Local Laws and Regulations.

- Water Guard Moisture Control Products South Africa.