Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification
Identification as on the label/Trade name: Kepler Absorbents
Unique product code/s: Not applicable
Relevant identification uses of the substance and uses advised against:
Identified uses: For use in encapsulating oils, fluids, liquids, blood, and other substances.
Uses advised against: Not known.
Details of the supplier of the Safety Data Sheet:
3632 64th Ave West
Emergency telephone numbers:
Section 2: Hazards Identification
Classification of the substances or mixture:
The mixture is classified according to: Regulation EC 1272/2008 [EU-GHS/CLP]
Hazard classes/Hazard categories:
Not classified as hazardous.
Hazard pictograms: Not required.
Signal Words: Not required.
Hazard Statements: Not required.
P264 Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
P270 Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
Special labelling of certain mixtures: None known.
Other hazards: None known.
Section 3: Composition/Information on Ingredients
Substance/Mixture: Mixture of silicon dioxide amorphous silica derived from rice husk. No detectible crystalline silica.
Ingredients: There are no additional ingredients present which, within the current knowledge of the supplier and in the concentrations applicable, are classified as hazardous to health or the environment and hence require reporting in this section.
Occupational exposure limits, if available listed in Section 8.
Section 4: First-Aid Measures
Description of first aid measures:
In case of inhalation: If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. In case of discomfort seek medical attention.
In case of skin contact: Wash off with soap and plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. In case of discomfort seek
In case of eye contact: Flush eyes thoroughly with water for 15 minutes. Remove contact lenses after the initial 1-2 minutes and continue flushing. In case of discomfort seek medical attention.
In case of ingestion: Do NOT induce vomiting. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. In case of discomfort seek medical attention.
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed:
Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed: None known.
Section 5: Fire-Fighting Measures
Suitable extinguisher media: Use water-spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide. Prevent contamination of drains or waterways.
Unsuitable extinguishing media: None known.
Special hazards arising from the mixture: None known.
Advice for fire-fighters: Evacuate area and contact emergency services. Wear full protective equipment including Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) when combating fire.
Section 6: Accidental Release Measures
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:
For non-emergency personnel: Isolate area. Keep unnecessary and unprotected personnel from entering the area. Refer to Section 7, Handling, for additional precautionary measures. Use appropriate safety equipment. For additional information, refer to Section 8, Exposure Controls and Personal Protection.
For emergency responders: Isolate area. Keep unnecessary and unprotected personnel from entering the area. Refer to Section 7, Handling, for additional precautionary measures. Use appropriate safety equipment. For additional information, refer to Section 8, Exposure Controls and Personal Protection.
Environmental precautions: None required.
Methods for containment and cleaning up:
For spills: Sweep thoroughly to collect spilled material. Collect in suitable and properly labelled containers. Dispose of in accordance with municipal, provincial and national regulations.
Reference to other sections:
See Section 7 for information on safe handling.
See Section 8 for information on personal protection equipment.
See Section 13 for information on disposal.
Additional information: None known.
Section 7: Handling and Storage
Precautions for safe handling:
Protective measures: Observe directions on label and instructions for use.
Advice on general occupational hygiene: Do not eat, drink or smoke when handling this product.
Conditions for safe storage, including incompatibilities:
Store in a cool, dry place.
Specific end uses: Use only as directed.
Section 8: Exposure Controls and Personal Protection
Occupational exposure limits: No data available.
Biological exposure indices (BEI): No data available.
Additional exposure limits under the conditions of use: No data available.
Appropriate engineering controls: Use in well ventilated areas. Where an inhalation risk exists, mechanical extraction ventilation is recommended.
Individual protection measures, such as personal protective equipment:
Eye/face protection: Not necessary under normal use.
Hand protection: Not necessary under normal use.
Body protection: Not necessary under normal use.
Respiratory protection: Not necessary under normal use.
Environmental exposure controls: None required.
Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties
Information on basic physical and chemical properties
Appearance (form): Solid flake/powder.
Color: White and black.
Odor threshold: Not known.
pH (concentration): 7.
Melting point/range (°C): Not known.
Boiling point/range (°C): Not applicable.
Flash point (°C): Not known.
Evaporation rate: Not applicable.
Flammability (solid, gas): Not known.
Ignition temperature (°C): Not known.
Upper/lower flammability/explosive limits: Not known.
Vapor pressure (20 °C): Not applicable.
Vapor density: Not applicable.
Relative density (25 °C): Not known.
Water solubility (g/L) at 20 °C: Negligible.
n-Octanol/Water partition coefficient: Not known.
Auto-ignition temperature: Not known.
Decomposition temperature: Not known.
Viscosity, dynamic (mPa s): Not known.
Fat solubility (solvent-oil to be specified): Not known.
Bulk density: Not known.
Dissociation constant in water (pKa): Not known.
Oxidation-reduction potential: Not known.
Section 10: Stability and Reactivity
Reactivity: No specific test data related to reactivity available for this product or its ingredients.
Chemical stability: Stable under recommended conditions of storage. Product will not undergo hazardous polymerization.
Possibility of hazardous reactions: Hazardous polymerization is not expected to occur.
Conditions to avoid: Do not store next to heat source, in direct sunlight, or elevated storage temperature.
Incompatible materials: Strong oxidizing agents, halogens, unsaturated oils, and strong acids.
Hazardous decomposition products: Under normal conditions of storage and use, hazardous decomposition products should not be produced.
Section 11: Toxicological Information
Toxicokinetics, metabolism and distribution:
Non-human toxicological data: No data available.
Method: No data available.
Dosage: No data available.
Routes of administration: No data available.
Results: No data available.
Absorption: No data available.
Distribution: No data available.
Metabolism: No data available.
Excretion: No data available.
Information on toxicological effects:
Acute toxicity: No data available.
Skin corrosion/irritation: No data available.
Serious eye damage/irritation: No data available.
Respiratory or skin sensitization: No data available.
Germ cell mutagenicity: No data available.
Carcinogenicity: Not data available.
Reproductive toxicity: No data available.
STOT-single exposure: No data available.
STOT-repeated exposure: No data available.
Aspiration hazard: No data available.
Section 12: Ecological Information
Toxicity: No data available.
Persistence and degradability: No data available.
Bioaccumulative potential: No data available.
Mobility in soil: No data available.
Results of PBT& vPvB assessment: No data available.
Other adverse effects: No data available.
Section 13: Disposal Considerations
Waste treatment methods: Dispose of in accordance with municipal, provincial and national regulations.
Product/packaging disposal: Recycle where possible.
Section 14: Transport Information
|UN Proper shipping name:
|Transport hazard class:
|Special precautions for user:
|Transport in bulk according to MARPOL
73/78 Annex II and the IBC code:
Section 15: Regulatory Information
Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation for the mixture:
Relevant information regarding restrictions: None known.
EU regulations: Regulation EC 1272/2008 [EU-GHS/CLP]
Other National regulations: None.
Chemical Safety Assessment carried out: No.
Section 16: Other Information
Indication of changes: GHS aligned.
Relevant classification and H statements (number and full text): None
Training instructions: Use as instructed.
Further information: This information is based upon the present state of our knowledge. This SDS has been compiled and is solely intended for this product.
Notice to readers: Employers should use this information only as a supplement to other information gathered by them, and should make independent judgment of suitability of this information to ensure proper use and protect the health and safety of employees.
This information is furnished without warranty, and any use of the product not in conformance with this Safety Data Sheet, or in combination with any other product or process, is the responsibility of the user.