1 Page 1 of 7 Section 1 - Identification of The Material & Supplier Mortech Industries NZ Ltd Phone: Unit 16, 21 Railside Place Fax: Hamilton 3204 EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBER NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL POISONS CENTRE Chemical Nature: Blend of formaldehyde, methanol and other ingredients. Trade Name: Dyno Ultra 34 Arterial Fluid Product Use: Arterial Embalming. Creation Date: September 2015 This version issued: 25 September 2016 and is valid for 5 years from this date. Section 2 - Hazards Identification Statement of Hazardous Nature This product is classified as: T, Toxic. C, Corrosive. This is a Dangerous Good under NZS 5433 The Transport of Hazardous Substances on Land. It is a Flammable Liquid so must be stored and handled as required by HSNO requirements in New Zealand and Local Regulations Overseas. Risk Phrases: R34, R41 R45, R43, R23/24/25, R39/23/24/25. Causes burns. Eye corrosive May cause cancer. May cause sensitisation by skin contact. Fatal by inhalation, in contact with skin, and if swallowed. Toxic: danger of very serious irreversible effects through inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. Safety Phrases: S20, S26, S28, S36, S38, S45, S46, S51, S1/2, S36/37. When using, do not eat or drink. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre. After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of soap and water. Wear suitable protective clothing. In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment. In case of accident or if you feel unwell, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre immediately (show this MSDS where possible). If swallowed, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre immediately and show this MSDS or label. Use only in well ventilated areas. Keep locked up and out of reach of children. Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves. Statement of Hazardous Nature This product is approved under the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act Approval Embalming Products (Flammable Toxic 6.1 Corrosive) Group Standard 2006 HSR It is classified as follows: HSNO Classifications: 3.1C: Flammable Liquid 6.1B: Acutely Toxic by Inhalation 6.5B: Contact Sensitizer 6.6B: Suspected Mutagen 6.7A: Known Carcinogen 6.8B: Suspected human reproductive or developmental toxicant 6.9A: Known Human Target Organ Toxicant 8.2C: Skin Corrosive 8.3A: Eye Corrosive 9.1D: Harmful to the Aquatic Environment 9.2A: Extremely Ecotoxic in the Soil 9.3B: Toxic to Terrestrial Vertebrates GHS Signal word: DANGER HAZARD STATEMENT: H226: Flammable liquid and vapour H300: Fatal if swallowed H310: Fatal on contact with skin H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage H317: May cause an allergic skin reaction H318: Causes serious eye damage H330: Fatal if inhaled
2 Page 2 of 7 H335: May cause respiratory irritation H341: Suspected of causing genetic defects H350: May cause cancer H361: Suspected of damaging fertility and unborn children H370: Causes damage to organs H372: Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure H401: Toxic to aquatic life H421: Very toxic to the soil environment H432: Toxic to terrestrial vertebrates PREVENTION: P201: Obtain special instructions before use. P202: Do not handle before all safety precautions have been read and understood P210: Keep away from heat sparks open flames and hot surfaces P233: Keep container tightly closed. P243: Take precautions against static discharge P260: Do not breathe fumes, mists, vapours or spray. P264: Wash contacted areas thoroughly after handling. P270: Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. P271: Use only outdoors or in a well ventilated area. P281: Use personal protective equipment as required. RESPONSE: P312: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor if you feel unwell. P362: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. P301+P330+P331: IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. P302+P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. P304+P340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. P305+P351+P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. P308 & P313: If exposed or concerned get medical advice P332+P313: If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice. P337+P313: If eye pain persists: Get medical advice. P391: Collect spillage. P370+P378: In case of fire, use carbon dioxide, dry chemical, foam, water fog. STORAGE: P405: Store locked up. P403+P235: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. P233: Keep Container tightly closed. DISPOSAL: P501: Dispose of contents and containers to landfill. Emergency Overview Physical Description & Colour: Red Liquid Odour: Pungent Irritating odour. Major Health Hazards: Toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed, causes burns, may cause cancer Potential Health Effects Persons sensitised to Formaldehyde should avoid contact with this product. Inhalation: This product is a known carcinogen and must not be inhaled. Skin Contact: Will cause allergic skin reaction. Causes severe skin burns Prolonged and repeated contact will result in skin sensitisation. Eye Contact: This product is corrosive to eyes. It will cause severe pain, and corrosion of the eye and surrounding facial tissues. Unless exposure is quickly treated, permanent blindness and facial scarring is likely. Ingestion: Severe abdominal pain, unconsciousness, collapse temporary or permanent visual impairment and death. Carcinogen Status: SWA: Formaldehyde is classified by SWA as a Class 3 Carcinogen, possibly carcinogenic to humans NTP: Formaldehyde is classified by NTP as reasonably anticipated to be carcinogenic to humans. See the NTP website for further details. A web address has not been provided as addresses frequently change.
3 Page 3 of 7 IARC: Formaldehyde is classed 1 by IARC - carcinogenic to humans. See the IARC website for further details. A web address has not been provided as addresses frequently change. THIS PRODUCT IS KNOWN TO CAUSE CANCER The EPA has allocated a 6.7A known carcinogen to this product under HSNO NZ. Section 3 : Composition/Information on Ingredients Ingredients CAS No Conc % Formaldehyde Methanol Other non hazardous ingredients Secret To 100 Section 4 : First Aid Measures General Information: Poisons Information Centre: You should call The Poisons Information Centre if you feel that you may have been poisoned, burned or irritated by this product. The number is in New Zealand and is available at all times. Have this MSDS with you when you call. FOR ANY OTHER COUNTRY CONTACT YOUR OWN POISONS INFORMATION CENTRE OR OBTAIN INFORMATION FROM YOUR HOSPITAL. Inhalation: If inhalation occurs obtain urgent medical attention immediately. Remove source of contamination or move victim to fresh air. Skin Contact: Avoid direct contact. Obtain medical attention immediately. Remove contaminated clothing. Flush immediately with luke warm water for 20 minutes. Eye Contact: Immediately flush the contaminated eye(s) with lukewarm, gently flowing water for 20 minutes or until the product is removed, while holding the eyelid(s) open. Take care not to rinse contaminated water into the unaffected eye or onto the face. Obtain medical attention immediately. Take special care if exposed person is wearing contact lenses. Ingestion: - urgent hospital attention must be obtained IMMEDIATELY. Phone for Ambulance. Do NOT induce vomiting. Rinse mouth. If vomiting occurs place victim face downwards with head turned to the side and lower than the hips to prevent vomit entering the lungs. Most Important Effects: Toxic if swallowed Vapours can cause permanent eye damage Prolonged exposure to skin can cause dermatitis Repeated exposure to skin can cause dermatitis Repeated exposure to skin can cause sensitisation Inhalation of this product is toxic Most Important Symptoms: Immediate: Irritation of effected area Nausea and abdominal pain Inflammation of eyelids Delayed: Collapse and unconsciousness Broncho-pneumonia Medical Monitoring: Treat Symptomatically. IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION IS REQUIRED Antidote: There are no antidotes for this product
4 Page 4 of 7 Section 5 Fire Fighting Measures Fire and Explosion Hazards: The major hazard in fires is usually inhalation of heated and toxic or oxygen deficient (or both), fire gases. This product is classified as a 3.1C Medium Flammable Hazard. Vapours from this product are heavier than air and may accumulate in sumps, pits and other low-lying spaces, forming potentially explosive mixtures. They may also flash back considerable distances. Fire decomposition products from this product may be toxic if inhaled. Take appropriate protective measures. Fire decomposition products from this product may be toxic if inhaled. Take appropriate protective measures. Extinguishing Media: In case of fire, use carbon dioxide, dry chemical, foam, water fog. Fire Fighting: If a significant quantity of this product is involved in a fire, call the Fire Service. Cool closed, undamaged containers exposed to fire with water spray. Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and complete personal protective equipment. Hazchem 3WE Flash point: 36 C Upper Flammability Limit: 73% Lower Flammability Limit: 6% Auto-ignition temperature: No data. Flammability Class: 3.1C under HSNO NZ Section 6 : Accidental Release Measures Accidental Release: Spills & Leaks: In the event of a spill or leak alert the Fire Service of location and give brief description of hazard. Clear the area. Shut off all possible sources of ignition if safe to do so. Wear Personal Protective Equipment to prevent skin, eye & respiratory contact. Avoid breathing vapours. Prevent spillage from spreading or entering soil, waterways or drain. If this occurs contact your Regional Authority & City Council. Neutralise with diluted ammonia. Contain spill with inert absorbent material eg sand, earth or vermiculite if safe to do so. Clean Up-Method: Work up wind or increase ventilation. Collect and seal in properly labelled containers or drums for disposal. If contamination of crops, sewers or waterways has occurred advise local Emergency Services. Disposal: Mop up and collect recoverable material into labelled containers for recycling or salvage. Recycle containers wherever possible. This material may be suitable for approved landfill. Dispose of only in accord with all Regulations. Precautions: Wear Personal Protective Equipment to prevent skin and eye contamination and the inhalation of vapour. Eliminate Ignition Sources. Work up wind or increase ventilation. Section 7: Handling & Storage Handling: Keep exposure of this product to a minimum, and minimise the quantities kept in work areas. Check Section 8 of this MSDS for details of Personal Protective measures and ensure that those measures are followed. The measures detailed below under "Storage" should be followed during handling in order to minimise risks to persons using the product in the workplace. Avoid breathing vapours, mists & aerosols. Avoid skin & eye contact. Avoid contact or contamination of product with incompatible materials listed in Section 10. Storage: Store packages of this product in a cool place. Make sure that containers of this product are kept tightly closed. Keep containers of this product in a well- ventilated area. Make sure that the product does not come into contact with substances listed under "Incompatibilities" in Section 10. Keep away from heat sparks and flames. Do not store below 1 C or above 40 C.
5 Page 5 of 7 Section 8 : Exposure Controls & Personal Protection The following is taken from the WorkSafe New Zealand Workplace Exposure Standards & Biological Exposure Indices February 2013: Formaldehyde TWA (mg/m 3 ) STEL (mg/m 3 ) 0.5ppm (8hrs) 0.33ppm (12hrs) Ceiling 1ppm Methanol 262 (200ppm) 328 (250ppm) Ventilation: This product should only be used in a well-ventilated area. If natural ventilation is inadequate, use of a flame-proof fan is required. Eye Protection: Protective glasses or goggles must be worn when this product is being used. Failure to protect your eyes may lead to severe harm to them or to general health. Emergency eye wash facilities must also be available in an area close to where this product is being used. Skin Protection: Avoid skin contact by wearing impervious elbow length gloves of either PVC, nitrile or neoprene rubber (nitrile is recommended) overalls, hair covering, apron and face shield. Respirator: Respirators must be worn at all times when using this product with Airfed Respirators used when Workplace Exposure Standards are exceeded. When Workplace Exposure Standards are approached use a full face piece respirator with Formaldehyde cartridge. If using Formaldehyde cartridges, ensure that all cartridges are suitable for the amount of contamination involved and in good working order. All respirators must be to NIOSH or EU Approved Standards and suitable for Formaldehyde. Eye Baths & Eyewash Stations: Eyebaths and/or Eyewash Stations and Safety Deluge Showers must be provided and located near to where this product is being used. Section 9 : Physical & Chemical Properties Physical Description & colour: Red Liquid Odour: Imitating odour Boiling Point: C at 100kPa Flashpoint 43 C Freezing/Melting Point: No specific data. Liquid at normal temperatures. Volatiles: 90% Vapour Pressure: 18 mmhg. Vapour Density: <1 Specific Gravity: 1.10 Water Solubility: Completely soluble. ph: Volatility: No data. Odour Threshold: (Formaldehyde) Evaporation Rate: <1 Coeff Oil/water distribution: No data Autoignition temp: No data. Section 10 : Stability & Reactivity Hazardous Decomposition: Carbon Dioxide, Carbon Monoxide, Hydrogen & Formaldehyde Gas. Reaction with Hydrochloric Acid may form Bis-Chloromethyl Ether which is a suspected human carcinogen according to ACGIH and carcinogenic to humans according to IARC. Carbon monoxide poisoning produces headache, weakness, nausea, dizziness, confusion, dimness of vision, disturbance of judgment, and unconsciousness followed by coma and death. Conditions to Avoid: This product should be kept in a cool place, preferably below 30 C. Keep containers tightly closed. Containers should be kept dry. Keep containers and surrounding areas well ventilated. Keep away from sources of sparks or ignition. Keep isolated from combustible materials. Handle and open containers carefully. Any electrical equipment in the area of this product should be flame-proofed. Incompatibilities: Strong Alkalines, Oxidising Agents. Strong Mineral Acids, particularly Hydrochloric Acid & Phenol.
6 Page 6 of 7 Section 11 : Toxicological Information The figures below have been obtained from HS Eckles and Company Canada CHEMICAL NAME LC 50 Rat Inhalation LD 50 Rat Oral LD 50 Rabbit Skin Formaldehyde 250ppm 100 mg/kg 270mg/kg Methanol 64,,000ppm/ 4 hours 13,000 mg/kg 20,000 mg/kg Classification of Hazardous Ingredients 3.1C Flammable Liquid 6.1B Acutely Toxic by Inhalation 6.5B Contact Sensitizer 6.6B Suspected Mutagen 6.7A Known Carcinogen 6.8B Suspected human reproductive or developmental toxicant 6.9A Known Human Target Organ Toxicant 8.2C Skin Corrosive 8.3A Eye Corrosive 9.1D Harmful to the Aquatic Environment 9.2A Extremely Ecotoxic in the Soil 9.3B Toxic to Terrestrial Vertebrates Section 12 : Ecological Information 9.1D Harmful to the Aquatic Environment 9.2A Extremely Ecotoxic in the Soil 9.3B Toxic to Terrestrial Vertebrates Section 13 : Disposal Considerations Dispose of substance and containers in accordance with Regional, District or City Council or Authority Requirements. Substance must be treated and rendered non-hazardous before discharge to the environment. Section 14 : Transport Information UN NUMBER: 2929 Proper Shipping Name Toxic Liquid Flammable Organic NOS Hazchem Code: 3WE Dangerous Goods Class: 6.1, Subsidiary Risk 3 Packaging Group: II Section 15 : Regulatory Information This product requires an Approved Handler at any quantity for 6.1B HSNO Classification under the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act Approval Embalming Products (Flammable Toxic 6.1 Corrosive) Group Standard 2006 HSR A Location Test Certificate is required for 500 litres of 3.1C HSNO Hazardous Substances in containers greater than 5 litres or 1,500 litres in containers up to and including 5 litres in size. under the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act Approval Embalming Products (Flammable Toxic 6.1 Corrosive) Group Standard 2006 HSR This product requires Tracking. Section 16 : Other Information This MSDS contains only safety-related information. For other data see product literature. Acronyms: AICS Australian Inventory of Chemical Substance ACGIH American Conference of Industrial Hygienists 1993, 1994 CAS number Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number Hazchem Code Emergency action code of numbers and letters that provide information to emergency services especially firefighters IARC International Agency for Research on Cancer NOS Not otherwise specified NTP National Toxicology Program (USA) SUSMP Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines & Poisons UN Number United Nations Number
7 Page 7 of 7 THIS MSDS SUMMARISES OUR BEST KNOWLEDGE OF THE HEALTH AND SAFETY HAZARD STATEMENT: INFORMATION OF THE PRODUCT AND HOW TO SAFELY HANDLE AND USE THE PRODUCT IN THE WORKPLACE. EACH USER MUST REVIEW THIS MSDS IN THE CONTEXT OF HOW THE PRODUCT WILL BE HANDLED AND USED IN THE WORKPLACE. IF CLARIFICATION OR FURTHER INFORMATION IS NEEDED TO ENSURE THAT AN APPROPRIATE RISK ASSESSMENT CAN BE MADE, THE USER SHOULD CONTACT THIS COMPANY SO WE CAN ATTEMPT TO OBTAIN ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FROM OUR SUPPLIERS Please read all labels carefully before using product. This MSD sheet was prepared by Quality & Safety Management Ltd and is based on our current state of knowledge including information obtained from suppliers and the EPA HSNO Chemical Classification Information Database. The format and general content of this data sheet is taken from the Group Standards for Embalming Products 2006, the Responsible Care Code of Practice on the format and contents of Material Safety Data Sheets and the HSNO Labelling Guide originally published by ERMA in The MSDS is given in good faith and constitutes a guideline not a guarantee of safety. The level of risk each substance poses is relevant to its properties and how the substance is used. While guidelines are given for personal protective equipment such precautions must be relevant to its use. The HSNO classifications provided are those obtained from the EPA which have been modified with information provided by the product manufacturer HS Eckels & Company Canada. SAFETY DATA SHEET Issued by: Mortech Industries NZ Ltd Phone: (07) Poisons Information Centre: