CAS No: 8050-09-7
Name: Pine Rosin
Other name(s): Colophony, Kolophonium, Gum Rosin, Wood Rosin
May cause an allergic skin reaction
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.
First Aid Measures
|Product in eyes
||Immediately flood eyes with plenty of low pressure water for at least 10 minutes, holding eye open. Remove contact lenses. Obtain medical assistance if redness develops or persists.
|Product on skin
||Wash skin thoroughly with soap and water. Obtain medical help if redness develops.
|Hot product on skin
||Small splashes should be cooled with cold water. When cold, the burn area should then be treated and when this process is complete the solid resin can be removed. Where larger splashes are encountered, cool the skin with water and seek medical help.
||Wash out mouth with water. Do not induce vomiting. Obtain medical attention if a large amount has been swallowed.
||Remove from exposure, keep warm and at rest. Obtain medical attention if breathing difficulty occurs.
|Suitable extinguishing media
||Carbon dioxide, dry chemical or water fog
|Unsuitable extinguishing media
||Self-contained breathing apparatus needed for fires in enclosed areas
||Rosin dust is a severe explosion hazard in air; avoid dispersing dust in air. Minimum exposable concentration: 15g/m3 . Risk of spark ignition prevented by reducing oxygen Concentration below 17% by dilution with carbon dioxide.
Accidental Release Measures
||Avoid breathing dust. Wear a dust respirator, gloves, chemical goggles and overalls.
||Avoid dispersion of the product
||Sweep up or otherwise recover the product and remove to a safe environment. Avoid propagating more dust than is absolutely avoidable.
Handling & Storage
|Suitable storage container
||Galvanised iron drums or paper stacks internally coated with silicone or with a polypropylene liner
||Explosion proof ventilation adequate to meet any dust conditions at room temperature. Store in cool, well ventilated conditions.
||Wear protective clothing and dust mask
||Avoid processes that generate excessive dust
Physical & Chemical Properties