CAS No: 9003-01-4
Name: Carbomer 940
Other name(s): Acrylic acid polymer; Poly(acrylic acid); 2-Propenoic acid, homopolymer; Acrylic acid polymer cross-linked with allyl ethers of pentaerythritol and/or sucrose; Carboxypolymethylene; Acrylic acid homopolymer; Acrylic acid resin; Acrysol; Anatiprex; Arasorb; Arolon; Aron; Carboxy vinyl polymer; Carpolene; Polymer, carboxy vinyl; Polyacrylate elastomers; Tecpol
Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation.
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
|Eye Contact||Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Cold water may be used. Get medical attention if irritation occurs.|
|Skin Contact||Wash with soap and water. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Get medical attention if irritation develops. Cold water may be used.|
|Inhalation||If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband. Get medical attention if symptoms appear|
Fire and Explosion Data
|Flammability of the Product||May be combustible at high temperature|
|Auto-Ignition Temperature||520°C (968°F)|
|Products of Combustion||These products are carbon oxides (CO, CO2), phosphates.|
|Fire Hazards in Presence of Various Substances||Slightly flammable to flammable in presence of heat.|
|Fire Fighting Media and Instructions||
SMALL FIRE: Use DRY chemical powder.
LARGE FIRE: Use water spray, fog or foam. Do not use water jet.
Accidental Release Measures
|Small Spill||Use appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and dispose of according to local and regional authority requirements.|
|Large Spill||Use a shovel to put the material into a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and allow to evacuate through the sanitary system. Be careful that the product is not present at a concentration level above TLV. Check TLV on the MSDS and with local authorities.|
Handling and Storage
|Precautions||Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not ingest. Do not breathe dust. If ingested, seek medical advice immediately and show the container or the label.|
|Storage||Keep container tightly closed. Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area.|
Physical and Chemical Properties