Pebax™ MSDS – MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

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01 - IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION AND THE COMPANY/UNDERTAKING

NAME OF THE PREPARATION PEBAX 33 SERIES
RECOMMENDED USES Mouldings
Extrusion
SDS No
SUPPLIER
00875
ARKEMA
  D. POLYMERES TECHNIQUES
Cours Michelet - La Défense 10
92091 PARIS LA DEFENSE CEDEX
FRANCE
Téléphone : 01 49 00 80 80
Télécopie : 01 49 00 83 96
Emergency telephone number (*) 44 1865 407 333 (*)

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02 - COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

CHEMICAL NATURE OF THE
PREPARATION
POLYETHER BLOCK AMIDES (various grades)
SA : PRESENCE OF : stabilizer preventing thermo-oxidation
SN / SW : PRESENCE OF : stabilizer preventing thermo-oxidation and
photo-oxidation by sunlight (effects of weather)
SD : PRESENCE OF : stabilizer preventing thermo-oxidation and
photo-oxidation by sunlight (effects of weather) and Mould release agent
Possible presence of pigments
EINECS
GRADES (*)
Conforms G MX 1205 SN 03 - G MX 1940 SN 03 - G 7033 SN 02 (*)
2533 - 3533 – 4033 - 5533 - 6333 - 7033 - 7233
MX 1205 - MX 1217 - MX 1411 - MX 1438 - MX 1717 - MX 1721 - MX
1722 - MX 1725
MX 1726 - MX 1727 - MX 1745 - MX 1900 - MX 1910
MX 1508-40LT

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03 - HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

MOST IMPORTANT HAZARDS
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL HAZARDS
SPECIFIC HAZARDS / EC
-Thermal decomposition giving toxic products
Preparation not classified as dangerous

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04 - FIRST AID MEASURES

INHALATION Dust inhalation :
Move to fresh air
In case of persistent problems : consult a doctor
Inhalation of vapours due to thermal decomposition :
Move to fresh air
Oxygen or artificial respiration if needed
In case of persistent problems :
Consult a doctor
SKIN CONTACT Wash immediately, abundantly and and thoroughly with water
On contact with hot product :
Cool skin rapidly with cold water after contact with molten polymer
In case of adhesion, do not try to remove the product
Treat the affected areas as thermal burns
Consult a doctor
EYE CONTACT Wash immediately, abundantly and thoroughly with water
If irritation persists, consult an ophthalmologist
On contact with hot product :
Cool eyes rapidly with cold water after contact with molten polymer
Consult an ophthalmologist immediately
INGESTION In case of problems, consult a doctor

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05 - FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

SUITABLE EXTINGUISHING MEDIA Water spray
Foam
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
SPECIFIC HAZARDS Temperature above 300 °C :
Thermal decomposition giving toxic products :
Possible formation of :
Carbon monoxide
Ammonia
Amino derivatives
Temperature above 500 °C :
Formation of toxic products through combustion :
Carbon oxides
SPECIFIC METHODS Hydrogen cyanide (hydrocyanic acid) (traces)
Ensure a system for the rapid emptying of containers
SPECIAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
FOR FIREFIGHTERS
In case of fire nearby, remove the bags
In case of fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus

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06 - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

PERSONAL PROTECTION Sweep up to prevent hazard of slipping
Wear a dust mask and safety glasses/goggles if necessary
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Prohibit contact with skin and inhalation of dust
Do not release into the environment
Do not let the product enter into drains
METHODS FOR CLEANING UP
Recovery
-
Recover the product
Sweep up to prevent hazard of slipping
Disposal (in accordance with local and national regulations)
Destroy the product by incineration at an approved waste disposal site

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07 - HANDLING AND STORAGE

HANDLING
Technical measures/Precautions
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Storage and handling precautions applicable to products :
SOLID (pellets)
Ensure appropriate exhaust and ventilation at machinery
Provide water point nearby
Safe handling advice At all stages of the operation, do not exceed the temperature at which
decomposition into toxic and corrosive products will occur
Avoid accumulation of static charges during transfers in metallic system

Avoid the possible formation of dust
Prohibit sources of sparks and ignition - Do not smoke
Keep well away from naked flames
STORAGE Technical measures/Storage conditions Store away from moisture and heat to maintain the technical properties of
the product
Keep at temperatures below 60 °C
Remove all sources of ignition
Provide electrical earthing of equipment and electrical equipment usable in
explosive atmospheres
PACKAGING MATERIALS
Recommended
-
Triplex bags (paper, aluminium, polyethylene)

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08 - EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION

PROTECTIVE PROVISIONS Ensure ventilation of work areas and extraction of dust or vapours likely to
be given off during conversion operations
CONTROL PARAMETERS
Exposure limits
-
Inhalable dusts :
FRANCE 1999 : VME= 10 mg/m³
USA-ACGIH 2004 : TLV-TWA = 10 mg/m³
Respirable dusts :
FRANCE 1999 : VME = 5 mg/m³
USA-ACGIH 2004 : TLV-TWA = 3 mg/m³
PERSONAL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT
Respiratory protection
-
In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment
(product handled when hot)
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in case of thermal decomposition
of the product
Hand protection
Eye protection
Gloves (product handled in molten state)
Safety glasses/goggles (product handled in molten state) - Wear face-shield
and protective clothing in case of problems during processing
Skin and body protection
Specific hygiene measures
Boots (product handled in molten state)
Prohibit contact with skin and eyes and inhalation of vapours (product
handled in molten state)

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09 - PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

PHYSICAL STATE (20°C) Solid
(pellets)
COLOUR Colourless or Mass coloured
ODOUR None
MELTING POINT/RANGE (130 - 175) °C
DECOMPOSITION TEMPERATURE (300 - 350) °C
AUTOIGNITION TEMPERATURE (370 - 450) °C
Standard : ASTM D 1929-77 (B)
BULK DENSITY 550 - 650 kg/m³
SOLUBILITY -
WATER Insoluble (20°C)
Solvents Soluble in :
PHENOL, METACRESOL, BENZYL ALCOHOL(when hot)
Formic acid (concentrate), Sulphuric acid (concentrate)
Partly soluble in :
METHYLENE CHLORIDE
OTHER DATA Calorific value : 8130 - 8740 Kc/kg

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10 - STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

CONDITIONS TO AVOID Store away from moisture and heat to maintain the technical properties of
the product
Keep at temperatures below 60°C
Remove all sources of ignition
HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION
PRODUCTS
Temperatures above 300 °C :
Thermal decomposition giving toxic products :
Possible formation of :
Carbon monoxide, ammonia, amine derivatives
Temperature above 500°C :
Formation of toxic products through combustion :
Carbon oxides
Hydrogen cyanide (hydrocyanic acid) (traces)
FURTHER INFORMATION The product is stable under normal handling and storage conditions

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11 - TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

ACUTE TOXICITY
Ingestion
Skin-contact
LOCAL EFFECTS
Inhalation
According to its composition, can be considered as :
Slightly or not harmful by ingestion
Slightly harmful in contact with skin
No data available on this product to our knowledge
According to its composition :
Dust inhalation :
Risk of irritation of respiratory system
At high temperature, products of thermal decomposition can be irritating to
respiratory system
Skin-contact According to its composition, can be considered as :
Slightly or not irritating to skin
At high temperature, products of thermal decomposition can be irritating to
skin
Contact with the product, when handled at high temperatures, can cause
serious burns
Eye-contact According to its composition, can be considered as :
Slightly or not irritating to eyes
At high temperature, products of thermal decomposition can be irritating to
eyes
CHRONIC TOXICITY Polymer :
No particular problems for man
SPECIFIC EFFECTS Polymer :
No particular problems for man

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12 - ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

PERSISTENCE/DEGRADABILITY
In water
-
Inert polymer
Not biodegradable on the basis of its structure

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13 - DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

DISPOSAL O
T
Recycle if possible
Or
Destroy the product by incineration at an approved waste disposal site
(in accordance with local and national regulations)
DISPOSAL OF PACKAGING Recycle if possible
Or
Destroy packaging by incineration at an approved waste disposal site

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14 - TRANSPORT INFORMATION

Technical consignment name :
ADR/RID
ADN/ADNR
IMDG
IATA
See Section : 2
Not regulated
ADN/ADNR Not regulated
IMDG Not regulated
IATA Not regulated
Consult ARKEMA's safety department for any further information

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15 - REGULATORY INFORMATION

EEC DIRECTIVE
SAFETY DATA SHEETS
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D. 91/155/EEC amended by D.93/112/EEC and D. 2001/58/CE: Dangerous
substances and preparations
EC CLASSIFICATION / LABELLING
DANGEROUS PREPARATIONS
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D. 1999/45/EC amended by D. 2001/60/CE
Not classified as dangerous
INVENTORIES EINECS (EU) : conforms

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16 - OTHER INFORMATION

FURTHER INFORMATION -

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This information applies to the PRODUCT AS SUCH and conforming to specifications of ARKEMA
In case of formulations or mixtures, it is necessary to ascertain that a new danger will not appear
The information contained is based on our knowledge of the product, at the date of publishing and it is given quite sincerely. However the revision of
some data is in progress
Users are advised of possible additional hazards when the product is used in applications for which it was not intended. This sheet shall only be used
and reproduced for prevention and security
purposes
The references to legislative, regulatory and codes of practice documents cannot be considered as exhaustive
It is the responsibility of the person receiving the product to refer to the totality of the official documents concerning the use, the possession and the
handling of the product
It is also the responsibility of the handlers of the product to pass on to any subsequent persons who will come into contact with the product (usage,
storage, cleaning of containers, other processes)
the totality of the information contained within this safety data sheet and necessary for safety at work, the protection of health and the protection of
environment
The (*) indicate the changes made with respect to the previous version

 

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