Safety Data Sheet
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Workplace Exposure Standards: No value assigned for this specific material by the New Zealand Department of Labour (Health & Safety). However, Workplace Exposure Standard(s) for constituent(s):
WES-TWA 5 mg/m3
As published by the New Zealand Department of Labour (Health & Safety).
WES - TWA (Workplace Exposure Standard - Time Weighted Average) - The eight-hour, time-weighted average exposure standard is designed to protect the worker from the effects of long-term exposure.
These Workplace Exposure Standards are guides to be used in the control of occupational health hazards. All atmospheric contamination should be kept to as low a level as is workable. These workplace exposure standards should not be used as fine dividing lines between safe and dangerous concentrations of chemicals. They are not a measure of relative toxicity.
Appropriate engineering controls: Natural ventilation should be adequate under normal use conditions. Keep containers closed when not in use.
Individual protection measures, such as Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): .
Avoid contact with eyes and skin and breathing in dust. Wash hands and exposed skin thoroughly after use.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Physical state: Colour: Odour: Solubility: Specific Gravity: Vapour Pressure (20 °C): Flash Point (°C): Melting Point/Range (°C): Decomposition Point (°C):
Powder Brown Minimal Insoluble in water. Not available Not applicable Not applicable Not available Not available
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stable under normal conditions of use. Product is stable for at least 2 years under ambient storage conditions.
Possibility of hazardous reactions:None known.
Conditions to avoid:
Avoid contact with foodstuffs.
Oxides of carbon.
Product Name: YATES NATURES WAY DERRIS DUST Substance No: 000000020792
Issued: 31/10/2013 Version: 4
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