Edinburgh:
Masons Mortar Ltd
77 Salamander Street
Edinburgh EH6 7JZ

Tel: 0131 555 0503
Fax: 0131 553 7158

Glasgow:
Masons Mortar Ltd
Unit I, Woodville Court
Woodville Street
Glasgow G51 2RL

Tel: 0141 445 4812
Fax: 0141 445 8898

Fife:
Masons Mortar Ltd
Block 2
Woodend Industrial Estate
Cowdenbeath, Fife
KY4 8HW

Tel: 01383 514 460

Newcastle:
Masons Mortar Ltd
Unit 11
Brough Park Trading Estate
Fossway, Newcastle upon Tyne
NE6 2YF

Tel: 0191 908 9234

Hourdex-Health & Safety

Hourdex

Product is formed from Hydrated Natural Hydraulic Lime, grey cement, organic additives and pigments.
  
Components include
CAS No : 
1305-62-09
Name(ref Dir. EU) :
calcium hydroxyde
Symbol :       
Xi
Risk phrase :  
R-41
EINCECS No. :
215-137-3

IDENTIFICATION OF DANGERS

Xi :
Irritant
Serious risk for the individual : R-41 : risk of severe eyes lesions.
The paste has strong basic properties (pH=12.5)

FIRST AID MEASURES

Contact with the eyes: 
Wash immediately and abundantely with clean water and consult an ophtalmologist.
Contact with the skin: 
Wash the affected area abundantely with clean water. Afterwards wash again with soap or light detergent. Protect clothing.
Inhalation:
Wash nose and throat with clean water. Breathe fresh air. If necessary consult a doctor.
Ingestion: 
Wash mouth, drink some water and consult a doctor.

ANTI FIRE MEASURES

The product is not flammable. It decomposes at  580° C forming calcium oxide. Calcium Oxide releases heat in contact with water and could act as a fire transmitter to nearby inflammable materials.

V. ACCIDENTAL SPILLAGE MEASURES

 

Individual precautions

  • Avoid all contacts with the eyes.

    Avoid contact with the skin.

    Handle the produsct with appropriate gloves.

     

    Environmental protection

    Avoid disposal in surface waters, sewers and drains.

     

     

    VI.STORAGE AND HANDLING PRECAUTIONS


    STOCKAGE

    HANDLING
    Store away from acidsWear appropriate gloves

    VII.Control procedures for workers' exposure and type of equipment for individuals' protection.

    8.1 - Exposure control:
    Not applicable

    8.2 - Individuals' protection:

    Hand protection :Wear appropriate gloves.
    Eyes protection:Wear goggles to avoid risk of splashes in the eyes.
    Skin protection:Wear suitable protective work clothing.
    VIII.PHISICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES.

    Aspect :Grey powder.
    Odor :none
    Melting Point :2600°C
    Boiling point :2850°C (100 hPa). Decomposes at 580°C forming calcium oxide.
    Flash point :Not applicable
    Ignition temperature :Not flammable
    Danger of explosion :Not explosive
    Oxydation properties :Not applicable
    Vapour pressure : Not volatile
    Lipo-solubility :Not applicable
    Solubility in water:1,4 kg/m3 0°C ; 1,25 kg/m3 20°C
    pH (at 25°C) :12,4 (in saturated solution)
    Apparent volumetric mass :1400 kg/m3 (20°C)