Bentonite CAS No: 1302-78-9
Calcium CAS No: 97862-66-3
Name: Calcium Bentonite Clay
Uses: Personal care & soap coloring
This material is hazardous according to criteria of EPA New Zealand
The most significant routes of overexposure for this product are by contact with skin, eyes, and respiratory system.
In emergency dial 111, and then ask for Fire, Ambulance or Police as necessary.
In case of poisoning phone National Poisons Centre – 0800 764 766.
- Causes skin irritation
- Causes serious eye irritation
- May cause respiratory irritation
Prevention Precautionary Statements
- Keep out of reach of children
- Read label before use
- Avoid breathing dust, fume, gas, mist, vapours or spray
- Wash hands, face and all exposed skin thoroughly after handling
- Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area
- Wear protective clothing, gloves, eye/face protection and suitable respirator
Response Precautionary Statements
- If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand
- IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water
- IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing
- IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing
FIRST AID MEASURES
||If product enters the eyes, flush with plenty of water or eye wash solution for several minutes. Seek medical attention if irritation persists.
||Wash skin thoroughly with soap and water after handling. Seek medical attention if irritation develops and persists.
||If breathing becomes difficult, remove victim to fresh air. If necessary, use artificial respiration to support vital functions. Seek medical attention.
||If product is swallowed, call physician or poison center if you feel unwell. If professional advice is not available, do not induce vomiting. Never induce vomiting or give dilutents (milk or water) to someone who is unconscious, having convulsions, or who cannot swallow. Seek medical advice.
FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
|Suitable extinguishing media
||If material is involved in a fire use water fog (or if unavailable fine water spray), alcohol resistant foam, standard foam, dry agent (carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder).
ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
|Personal Precautions, Protective Equipment and Emergency Procedures
||Use cautious judgment when cleaning up spill. Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves, and eye/face protection.
||If water is introduced, construct a dike to prevent spreading. Keep out of sewers, storm drains, surface waters, and soils.
||Collect material via broom or mop. Place in tightly sealed containers for proper disposal. Approach spill areas with caution. If liquid was introduced, create a dike or trench to contain material. Soak up with absorbent material such as clay, sand or other suitable non-reactive material.
||Place in leak-proof containers. Seal tightly for proper disposal.
HANDLING AND STORAGE
|Precautions for Safe Handling
||To prevent skin contact under the foreseeable conditions of use, wear appropriate safety gloves. Wash thoroughly after handling.
|Storage and Handling Practices
||Minimize dust generation and accumulation.
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES