Name: Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (powder)
Uses: : Surfactant for Personal Care and Home Care Products
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.
- Flammable solids
- Acute toxicity, Oral
- Acute toxicity, Inhalation
- Skin irritation
- Serious eye damage
- Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure
FIRST AID MEASURES
|First-aid Measures General
||Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If you feel unwell, seek medical advice (show the label where possible).
|First-aid Measures After Inhalation
||When symptoms occur: go into open air and ventilate suspected area. Obtain medical attention if breathing difficulty persists.
|First-aid Measures After Skin Contact
||Remove contaminated clothing. Drench affected area with water for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention if irritation develops or persists.
|First-aid Measures After Eye Contact
||Rinse cautiously with water for at least 60 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Get immediate medical advice/attention.
|First-aid Measures After Ingestion
||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Obtain medical attention.
|Suitable Extinguishing Media
||Water spray, dry chemical, foam, carbon dioxide.
|Unsuitable Extinguishing Media
||Do not use a heavy water stream. Use of heavy stream of water may spread fire.
||Not considered flammable but may burn at high temperatures.
||Product is not explosive.
||Hazardous reactions will not occur under normal conditions.
ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
||Do not breathe dust. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
||Use appropriate personal protection equipment (PPE).
||Evacuate unnecessary personnel.
||Equip cleanup crew with proper protection.
||Upon arrival at the scene, a first responder is expected to recognize the presence of dangerous goods, protect oneself and the public, secure the area, and call for the assistance of trained personnel as soon as conditions permit. Ventilate area.
HANDLING AND STORAGE
|Precautions for Safe Handling
||Wash hands and other exposed areas with mild soap and water before eating, drinking or smoking and when leaving work. Avoid breathing dust. Handle empty containers with care because they may still present a hazard. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
||Keep container closed when not in use. Store in a dry, cool place. Keep/Store away from direct sunlight, extremely high or low temperatures and incompatible materials.
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES