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COSHH Material Safety Data Sheet 

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HINTON, PERRY AND DAVENHILL LTD

VERSION 3           ISSUE DATE   08/02/2012

1.                             PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Products              PLAIN CLAY ROOF TILES AND FITTINGS
Material source  ETRURIA MARL CLAY
Colours                 RED
                                 PLUM RED
                                 COUNTRY BROWN
                                 BROWN ANTIQUE
                                 BROWN BRINDLE
                                 BROWN HEATHER
                                 RED BLUE BLEND
                                 DARK HEATHER
                                 BLUE BRINDLE
                                 STAFFORDSHIRE BLUE
                                 COLLINGWOOD BLEND
                                 NELSON BLEND
                                 TRAFALGAR BLEND         
                                              

Supplier

HINTON, PERRY AND DAVENHILL LTD
DREADNOUGHT WORKS
PENSNETT
BRIERLEY HILL
DY5 4TH
TEL:                01384 77405
FAX:               01384 74553
WEB :             www.dreadnought-tiles.co.uk
EMAIL:          

  

2.         COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Composition ­ Etruria Marl

Typical Values %   

Na2O 0.23
MgO 0.85
Al2O3 18.68
SiO2 66.98
P2O5 0.14
K2O 1.69
CaO 0.55
TiO2 1.06
Cr2O3 0.012
MnO2 0.47
Fe2O3 9.34

              

3. HAZARD IDENTIFICATION

Mild mechanical abrasion to skin.  Cuts from sharp edges.  Transient eye irritation from contact with dust.  Inhalation of fine quartz can lead to lung disease.

4.  FIRST AID MEASURES

 Suitable dressing to affected area

5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

Non combustible product.   Any packaging used may be combustible.  Use suitable extinguishing agent for packaging materials

6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal Protection - Wear abrasion resistant gloves and safety glasses where appropriate
Methods for Clearance - Recover the product and stack onto pallets
Disposal  -  At recognised landfill site
Environmental protection - No particular risk to the environment

7. HANDLING & STORAGE

Handling -  Handle only minimal quantities at any one time to prevent strain or hand damage
Storage -  Store on firm level ground, stack pallets no more than ground conditions allow

8.  EXPOSURE CONTROL/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Exposure Control   - Not applicable
Personal Protection - Wear gloves, safety glasses, safety footwear, hard hat
Cutting and drilling tiles  -  Ensure user wears safety glasses and an approved P3/FFP3 particulate respirator during all          cutting and drilling processes. 
Engineering controls such as wet cutting or dust extraction should be applied
Users should be informed on the requirement for protective equipment and clothing
Users should be trained on proper use of protective equipment and clothing                      Manual handling regulations 1992     

9.                                PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Appearance Rectangular Fired Clay Block differing in colours
Boiling Point N/A
Flash Point N/A
Bulk Density 2293kg/m³
Autoignition Temperature N/A
Oxidising Properties N/A
Odour None
Melting Point Plus 1200º C
explosive Properties N/A
Vapour Pressure N/A
Solubility N/A
Flammability N/A

10.  STABILITY & REACTIVITY

Stability     Stable
Incompatibility None Known
Conditions to avoid None
Hazardous Decomposition None Known

11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION

No acute toxicity other than transient irritation by dust of the eyes, throat and airways.
Inhalation of dust containing quartz in high concentration over prolonged periods can lead to lung disease.

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Inert materials which remain stable over time

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Waste from these products is not classified as hazardous and may generally be disposed of at a normal tipping site that has been licensed for the disposal of inert waste.

14.  TRANSPORT INFORMATION

No special requirements for transport by road, rail, sea or air

15.  PACKAGING INFORMATION

Wooden pallets with side arms and steel wire

16.   REGULATORY INFORMATION

Not subject to classification

17.  OTHER INFORMATION

Customers are advised to consider any manual handling requirements
This safety data sheet will be periodically reviewed and updated as required
Reasonable care has been taken in the preparation of the information contained in this
Material Safety Data Sheet and is given in good faith.
However, no warranty or representation in respect of such information is intended or given.

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