Date of issue: 27/07/16

HEALTH & SAFETY DATA SHEET 

Concerning the use of replaceable bone inserts for the hip, knee and ankle MITA workstations

1. DESIGNATION OF PRODUCT AND COMPANY

StapleBarn Limited, 38 Sydenham Road, Bristol, BS6 5SJ

TEL : +44 0117 9078772

2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION OF INGREDIENTS

Product classification : Two-component polyurethane compound

Single or mixture : MIXTURE

Chemical description : Diphenylmethane, Diisocyanate with Polyether-based polyol compound.

CROSS-LINKED : INERT – FINE DUST PARTICLES may cause irritation to eyes and skin in confined non-ventilated spaces.

3. FIRST- AID MEASURES

Contact with skin : Wash with soap and water.

Contact with eyes : Immediately flush the eyes with plenty of water and continue for at least 10 minutes.

Ingestion : Do not induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water. Obtain medical attention immediately.

Inhalation : Remove the patient to fresh air. If rapid recovery does not occur, obtain medical attention.

4. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

Specific hazards: Hazardous combustion products may include carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen cyanide, oxides of nitrogen and other toxic gases.

Extinguishing media: Carbon dioxide, foam, or dry chemical powder. If water has to be used it must only be sprayed in large quantities.

Special fire fighting procedures: Fire fighters should be equipped with self-contained breathing apparatus and fully protected clothing.

Unusual fire and explosion hazard: None.

5. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Precaution to be taken in handling and storing:

Handling : Ventilate workplace in such a way that the Occupational Exposure Limits (OEL) is not exceeded. Monitor concentrations in the air at regular intervals. When using do not eat, drink or smoke.

Storage : Store in a dry well-ventilated place away from direct sunlight and other sources of heat or ignition.

Storage temperatures : -5 oC minimum, 35 oC maximum.

6. PERSONAL PROTECTION

Respiratory protection: use local exhaust ventilation where practicable, we recommend the use of a face mask in confined non ventilated areas.

Hand protection: latex free gloves when continuos sanding is required

Eye protection: Safety goggles when sanding or cutting.

Body protection: Standard issue overalls.

7. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Stability : Stable

Condition to avoid : Exposure to temperatures above 35OC.

8. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Carcinogenicity : Industrial experience in humans has not shown any links between exposure and cancer development.

Human effects : Skin and eye irritation when sanding.

9. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Mobility : floats in water.

Persistence/degradability : Not inherently biodegradable.

Bioaccumulation : Does not bioaccumulate.

10. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Adopt sound working practices, so that the product is not released into the environment.

11. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

Proper shipping name: Not classified as dangerous for conveyance by air, road, rail or sea.

12. OTHER INFORMATION

This materials safety data sheet is offered solely for your information, consideration and investigation. The data described in this MSDS consist of data on literature, our acquisition data and analogical inference by data of similar chemical substance or product. StapleBarn Limited provides no warranties, either expressed or implied, and assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the data contained herein.

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