CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
TRADE NAME: GILSONITE
APPLICATIONS: Oil well drilling fluid additive. Fluid Loss reducer
EMERGENCY TELEPHONE: 0098-21-88103560&61
SUPPLIER: Avizheh technology and development of Middle East (ATDM CO LTD) P.O. Unite 1106 of Sarve Saei tower, Valiasr St. Tehran Iran
CONTACT PERSON: Samsami - Manager, Occupational Health
2. COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
INGREDIENT NAME: Gilsonite
CAS No.: 12002-43-6
CONTENTS : 100 %
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) was unable to detect polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons in Gilsonite.
3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
CAUTION! MAY CAUSE EYE, SKIN AND RESPIRATORY TRACT IRRITATION. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid breathing airborne product. Keep container closed. Use with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after handling.
This product is a/an black powder. A nuisance dust. May form explosive dust-air mixtures. Slippery when wet. Dike and contain spills. Keep out of sewers and waterways. No significant immediate hazards for emergency response personnel are known.
HEALTH HAZARDS, GENERAL:
Particulates may cause mechanical irritation to the eyes, nose, throat and lungs. Particulate inhalation may lead to pulmonary fibrosis, chronic bronchitis, emphysema and bronchial asthma. Dermatitis and asthma may result from short contact periods.
INHALATION: May be irritating to the respiratory tract if inhaled.
INGESTION: May cause gastric distress, nausea and vomiting if ingested.
SKIN: May be irritating to the skin.
EYES: May be irritating to the eyes.
IARC: Not listed.
OSHA: Not regulated.
NTP: Not listed.
ROUTE OF ENTRY: Inhalation. Skin and/or eye contact.
TARGET ORGANS: Respiratory system, lungs. Skin. Eyes.
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