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MSDS Direct Bond Adhesive – Part A

Elastotec Direct Bond Adhesive - Part A
- Material Safety Data Sheet

Date prepared: 16/04/2019Reasons for issue: Change to Transport Information
Date last reviewed:04/05/2021Next review: 04/05/2026
Manufacture/Importer Details
Business nameElastotec P/LABN65 137 437 239
Telephone+61 2 8987 1922
AddressUnit 1 / 61 Somersby Falls Road, Somersby NSW 2250 Australia
Emergency Contact
Business nameElastotec P/LTelephoneAs above or after hours +61 423 200 178
Emaildavid@elastotec.com.au

Section 1: Product Identification

Product:Elastotec DBA – Part A (Use in conjunction with Elastotec DBA – Part B)
ADG:Environmentally Hazardous Substance, Paste
Uses:Adhesive for civil engineering use, tiling, furniture manufacturers.

Section 2: Hazards Identification

Signal WordDanger
This material is hazardous according to health criteria of Safe Work Australia.
Signal Word:Danger
Hazard Classifications:Skin Corrosion/Irritation – Category 2
Serious Eye Damage/Irritation – Category 2A
Sensitisation – Skin – Category 1
Chronic Hazard to the Aquatic Environment – Category 2
Hazard Statements
H315Causes skin irritation.
H317May cause an allergic skin reaction.
H319Causes serious eye irritation.
H411Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Prevention Precautionary Statements
P261Avoid breathing dust, fume, gas, mist, vapours or spray
P264Wash hands, face and all exposed skin thoroughly after handling.
P272Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace.
P273Avoid release to the environment.
P280Wear protective clothing, gloves, eye/face protection and suitable respirator.
Response Precautionary Statements
P101 If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand.
P302 + P352IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P305 + P351 + P338IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P333 + P313If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
P337 + P313If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
P362Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
Storage Precautionary Statement:Not allocated
Disposal Precautionary Statement:Not allocated
Poison Schedule:S5 Caution
Dangerous Goods Classification
Classified as Dangerous Goods by the criteria of the “Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road & Rail” and the “New Zealand NZS5433: Transport of Dangerous Goods on Land”.
Dangerous Goods Class:9
Australian Special Provisions; AU01: Environmentally Hazardous Substances meeting the description of UN 3077 or UN 3082 are not subject to this Code (ADG 07) when transported by road or rail in;
a. packagings that do not incorporate a receptacle exceeding 500 Kg (L); or
b. IBCs.

Section 3: Composition Information

Chemical EntityCas No.Proportion
Bisphenol-A epoxy resin25068-38-6>60%
Oxirane, mono[(C12-14-alkyloxy)methyl]derivatives 68609-97-21–9%
Ingredients determined to be Non-HazardousBalance
100%

Section 4: First Aid Measures

If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre (Phone Australia 131 126, New Zealand 0800 764 766).

First AidMeasure
Inhalation:Remove victim from exposure – avoid becoming 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.
Skin Contact:Effects may be delayed. If skin or hair contact occurs, immediately remove contaminated clothing and flush skin and hair with running water. Continue flushing with water until advised to stop by the Poisons Information Centre or a Doctor; or for 15 minutes and transport to Doctor or Hospital.
Eye Contact:If in eyes, hold eyelids apart and flush the eyes continuously with running water. Continue flushing until advised to stop by the Poisons Information Centre or a Doctor; or for at least 15 minutes and transport to Doctor or Hospital.
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.
PPE for First Aiders:Wear safety shoes, gloves, safety glasses. Available information suggests that gloves made from should be suitable for intermittent contact. However, due to variations in glove construction and local conditions, the user should make a final assessment. Always wash hands before smoking, eating, drinking or using

Section 5: Fire Fighting Measures

First AidMeasure
Hazchem Code:•3Z
Suitable Extinguishing Media:If material is involved in a fire use alcohol resistant foam or dry agent (carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder).
Specific Hazards:Non-combustible material.
Fire Fighting Further Advice:Not applicable

Section 6: Accidental Release Measures

First AidMeasure
Small Spills:Wear protective equipment to prevent skin and eye contamination. Avoid inhalation of vapours or dust. 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. Slippery when spilt. Avoid accidents, clean up immediately. Wear protective equipment to prevent skin and eye contamination and the inhalation of dust. Work up wind or increase ventilation. Cover with damp absorbent (inert material, sand or soil). Sweep or vacuum up, but avoid generating dust. Collect and seal in properly labelled containers or drums for disposal. If contamination of crops, sewers or waterways has occurred advise local emergency services.
Dangerous Goods – Initial Emergency Response Guide No:47

Section 7: Handling And Storage

First AidMeasure
Handling:Avoid eye contact and skin contact. Avoid inhalation of dust.
Storage:Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place and out of direct sunlight. Store away from foodstuffs. Store away from incompatible materials described in Section 10. Store away from sources of heat and/or ignition. Keep container standing upright. Keep containers closed when not in use – check regularly for spills.

This material is classified as a Class 9 Miscellaneous Dangerous Good as per the criteria of the “Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road & Rail” and/or the “New Zealand NZS5433: Transport of Dangerous Goods on Land” and must be stored in accordance with the relevant regulations.

This material is a Scheduled Poison Schedule 5 (Caution) and must be stored, maintained and used in accordance with the relevant regulations.

Section 8: Exposure Controls & Personal Protection

First AidMeasure
National Occupational Exposure Limits:No value assigned for this specific material by Safe Work Australia.
Biological Limit Values:As per the “National Model Regulations for the Control of Workplace Hazardous Substances (Safe Work Australia)” the ingredients in this material do not have a Biological Limit Allocated.
Engineering Measures:Natural ventilation should be adequate under normal use conditions.
Personal Protection Equipment:SAFETY SHOES, GLOVES, SAFETY GLASSES.

Personal protective equipment (PPE) must be suitable for the nature of the work and any hazard associated with the work as identified by the risk assessment conducted.

Wear safety shoes, gloves, safety glasses. Available information suggests that gloves made from should be suitable for intermittent contact. However, due to variations in glove construction and local conditions, the user should make a final assessment. Always wash hands before smoking, eating, drinking or using the toilet. Wash contaminated clothing and other protective equipment before storing or re-using.
Hygiene Measures:Keep away from food, drink and animal feeding stuffs. When using do not eat, drink or smoke. Wash hands prior to eating, drinking or smoking. Avoid contact with clothing. Avoid eye contact and skin contact. Avoid inhalation of dust. Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.

Section 9: Physical And Chemical Properties

First AidMeasure
Form:Gel
Colour:White translucent
Solubility:Insoluble in water
Specific Gravity (20°C):1.05–1.15 @ 25°C
Relative Vapour Density (air=1):8
Vapour Pressure (20°C):<0.01 Pa
Flash Point (°C):>200°C
Boiling Point/Range (°C):>200°C
Decomposition Point (°C):>200°C
Total VOC (g/Litre):Nil
% Volatile by Volume:Nil
(Typical values only – consult specification sheet) N Av = Not available, N App = Not applicable

Section 10: Stability And Reactivity

First AidMeasure
Chemical Stability:This material is thermally stable when stored and used as directed.
Conditions to Avoid:Elevated temperatures and sources of ignition.
Incompatible Materials:Oxidising agents.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:Oxides of carbon and nitrogen, smoke and other toxic fumes.
Hazardous Reactions:No known hazardous reactions.

Section 11: Toxicological Information

No adverse health effects expected if the product is handled in accordance with this Safety Data Sheet and the product label. 

Symptoms or effects that may arise if the product is mishandled and overexposure occurs are:

Acute Effects
Inhalation:Material may be an irritant to mucous membranes and respiratory tract.
Skin Contact:Contact with skin will result in irritation. A skin sensitiser. Repeated or prolonged skin contact may lead to allergic contact dermatitis.
Ingestion:Swallowing can result in nausea, vomiting and irritation of the gastrointestinal tract.
Eye Contact:An eye irritant. Exposure to the dust may cause discomfort due to particulate nature. May cause physical irritation to the eyes.
Acute Toxicity
Inhalation:This material has been classified as non-hazardous. Acute toxicity estimate (based on ingredients): LC50 > 5 mg/L
Skin Contact:This material has been classified as non-hazardous. Acute toxicity estimate (based on ingredients): >2,000 mg/Kg bw
Ingestion:This material has been classified as non-hazardous. Acute toxicity estimate (based on ingredients): >2,000 mg/Kg bw
Corrosion/Irritancy:Eye: this material has been classified as a Category 2A Hazard (reversible effects to eyes).
Skin: this material has been classified as a Category 2 Hazard (reversible effects to skin).
Sensitisation:Inhalation: this material has been classified as not a respiratory sensitiser.
Skin: this material has been classified as a Category 1 Hazard (skin sensitiser).
Aspiration Hazard:This material has been classified as non-hazardous.
Specific Target Organ Toxicity (Single Exposure):This material has been classified as non-hazardous.
Chronic Toxicity
Mutagenicity:This material has been classified as non-hazardous.
Carcinogenicity:This material has been classified as non-hazardous.
Reproductive Toxicity (Including Via Lactation):This material has been classified as non-hazardous.
Specific Target Organ Toxicity (Repeat Exposure):This material has been classified as non-hazardous.

Section 12: Ecological Information

First AidMeasure
Acute Aquatic Hazard:Avoid contaminating waterways.
This material has been classified as non-hazardous. Acute toxicity estimate (based on ingredients): >100 mg/L
Long-Term Aquatic Hazard:This material has been classified as a Category Chronic 2 Hazard. Non-rapidly or rapidly degradable substance for which there are adequate chronic toxicity data available OR in the absence of chronic toxicity data, Acute toxicity estimate (based on ingredients): 1–10 mg/L, where the substance is not rapidly degradable and/or BCF ≥ 500 and/or log Kow ≥ 4.
Ecotoxicity:No information available.
Persistence and Degradability:No information available.
Bioaccumulative Potential:No information available.
Mobility:No information available.

Section 13: Disposal Considerations

Persons conducting disposal, recycling or reclamation activities should ensure that appropriate personal protection equipment is used, see “Section 8. Exposure Controls and Personal Protection” of this SDS.

If possible material and its container should be recycled. If material or container cannot be recycled, dispose in accordance with local, regional, national and international Regulations.

Section 14: Transport Information

Road and Rail Transport
Classified as Dangerous Goods by the criteria of the “Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road & Rail” and the “New Zealand NZS5433: Transport of Dangerous Goods on Land”.
Australian Special Provisions; AU01: Environmentally Hazardous Substances meeting the description of UN 3077 or UN 3082 are not subject to this Code (ADG 07) when transported by road or rail in;
a. packagings that do not incorporate a receptacle exceeding 500 Kg (L); or
b. IBCs.
UN No:3082
Dangerous Goods Class:9
Subsidiary Risk, Secondary Subsidiary:
Packing Group:III
Special Provisions:179, 274, 331
Limited Quantities:5 L
Hazchem Code:•3Z
Emergency Response Guide No:47
Packagings and IBCs
Packing Instructions Special Packing ProvisionsP001, LP01
Portable Tanks and Bulk Containers
InstructionsT4
Special ProvisionsTP1, TP29
Proper Shipping Name:ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S. (Bisphenol A Epoxy Resin)
Segregation Dangerous Goods:Not to be loaded with explosives (Class 1). Note 1: Materials that are fire risks are incompatible with oxidising agents (Class 5.1) or organic peroxides (Class 5.2). Exemptions may apply.
Marine Transport
Classified as Dangerous Goods by the criteria of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code) for transport by sea. This material is classified as a Marine Pollutant (P) according to the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code.
UN No:3082
Dangerous Goods Class:9
Subsidiary Risk, Secondary Subsidiary:
Packing Group:III
Special Provisions:179, 274, 331
Limited Quantities:5 L
Hazchem Code:•3Z
Emergency Response Guide No:47
EMS fire:F-A
EMS spill:S-F
Packagings and IBCs
Packing Instructions Special Packing ProvisionsP001, LP01
Portable Tanks and Bulk Containers
Instructions Special ProvisionsTP1, TP29
Proper Shipping Name:ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S. (Bisphenol A Epoxy Resin)
Air Transport
Classified as Dangerous Goods by the criteria of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Dangerous Goods Regulations for transport by air.
UN No:3082
Dangerous Goods Class:9
Subsidiary Risk, Secondary Subsidiary:
Packing Group:III
Special Provisions:A97 A158
ERG Code:9L
Passengers and Cargo Aircraft Limited Quantities
Packing Instructions Special Packing ProvisionsY914
Maximum Net Quantity per Package:30 kg G
Passengers and Cargo Aircraft
Special Packing Provisions:450 L
Packing Instructions:914
Cargo Aircraft Only
Packing Instructions:914
Maximum Net Quantity per Package:450 L
Proper Shipping Name:ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S. (Bisphenol A Epoxy Resin)

Section 15: Regulatory Information

This material is not subject to the following international agreements:

  • Montreal Protocol (Ozone depleting substances)
  • The Stockholm Convention (Persistent Organic Pollutants)
  • The Rotterdam Convention (Prior Informed Consent)
  • International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL)

This material is subject to the following international agreements:

  • Basel Convention (Hazardous Waste)
  • Wastes from the production, formulation and use of organic solvents

This material/constituent(s) is covered by the following requirements:
Basel Convention (Hazardous Waste)

  • The Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons (SUSMP) established under the Therapeutic Goods Act (Commonwealth). 
  • All components of this product are listed on or exempt from the Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS).

Section 16: Other Information

This information was prepared in good faith from the best information available at the time of issue. It is based on the present level of research and to this extent we believe it is accurate. However, no guarantee of accuracy is made or implied and since conditions of use are beyond our control, all information relevant to usage is offered without warranty. The manufacturer will not be held responsible for any unauthorised use of this information or for any modified or altered versions.

If you are an employer it is your duty to tell your employees, and any others that may be affected, of any hazards described in this sheet and of any precautions that should be taken.

Safety Data Sheets are updated frequently. Please ensure you have a current copy.

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