CAS No: 9005-25-8
Name: Corn Starch
Uses: personal care formulations
Not classified as hazardous in normal conditions of handling and use.
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 diluents (milk or water) to someone who is unconscious, having convulsions, or who cannot swallow. Seek medical advice. Take a copy of the label and/or SDS with the victim to the health professional.
FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
|Extinguishing Media Recommended
||Small fires use Dry Chemical powder. Large fires use water Spray or Fog. DO NOT use water jet
||Avoid inhalation of hazardous fumes (CO, CO2). Use selfcontained positive pressure breathing apparatus (SCBA) and full turnout gear
|Unusual Fire Hazards
||In certain circumstances air/starch mixtures are explosive.
ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
||Splash goggles. Protective overalls/suit. Boots. Gloves.
||Avoid creating dusts. Ensure good ventilation.
|Cleaning up methods for spillages
||Vacuum or sweep up and place in suitable labelled containers. Hold for waste disposal.
HANDLING AND STORAGE
|Precautions in handling
||Ensure good general ventilation. Avoid inhaling dusts. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Eye wash facilities should be readily available. Keep container tightly closed when not in use.
||Store in cool, dry and well ventilated conditions, away from sources of heat or ignition. Avoid storing sacks in stacks to prevent product from caking.
||Store in original containers
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES