Form Oil


4/20/2015 | RSS Mining


Use / Application

Form Oil

Physical & Chemical Properties

Appearance: Light brown liquid with petroleum odour

Density: 0.87

Solubility: Insoluble in water

pH: N/A

Hazard Identification

Flammability: Flammable

Inhalation: Material may be an irritant to mucous membranes and respiratory tract.

Ingestion: Swallowing can result in nausea, vomiting and irritation of the gastrointestinal tract.

Skin Contact: Repeated or prolonged skin contact may lead to irritation.

Eye Contact: May be an eye irritant.

First Aid Measures

Inhalation: Remove victim from exposure - avoid be- coming a casualty. Remove contaminated clothing and loosen remaining clothing. Allow patient to assume most comfortable position and keep warm. Keep at rest until fully recovered. Seek medical advice if effects persist.

Ingestion: Rinse mouth with water. If swallowed, do NOT induce vomiting. Give a glass of water to drink. Never give anything by the mouth to an unconscious patient. If vomiting occurs give further water. Seek medical advice.

Skin Contact: If skin or hair contact occurs, remove contaminated clothing and flush skin and hair with running water. If swelling, redness, blistering or irritation occurs seek medical assistance

Eye Contact: If in eyes wash out immediately with water. In all cases of eye contamination it is a sensible precaution to seek medical advice.

Firefighting Measures

Combustible material. If material is involved in a fire use water fog (or if unavailable fine water spray), foam, dry agent (carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder). On burning may emit toxic fumes.  Fire fighters to wear self-contained breathing apparatus and suitable  protective clothing if risk of exposure to vapour or products of combustion.

Accidental Release Measures

Small Spills: Wear protective equipment to prevent skin and eye contamination. Avoid inhalation of vapours. Wipe up with absorbent (clean rag or paper towels). Collect and seal in properly labelled containers or drums for disposal.

Large Spills: Clear area of all unprotected personnel. Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Slippery when spilt. Avoid accidents, clean up immediately. Wear protective equipment to prevent skin and eye contamination and the inhalation of vapours. Work up wind or increase ventilation.  Contain - prevent run off into drains and waterways. Use absorbent (soil, sand or other inert material). Collect and seal in properly labelled containers or drums for disposal. If contamination of sewers or waterways has occurred advise local emergency services.

Handling & Storage

Handling: Avoid eye contact and repeated or prolonged skin contact. Storage: Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place and out of direct sunlight. Store away from incompatible materials described in Section 10.  Keep containers closed when not in use - check regularly for leaks.

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