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

Lime Paints H & S Data

St. Astier lime paints Health and Safety data. Manufacturer, CESA (Chaux et Enduits de St. Astier).

General information: Lime paints products do not contain any dangerous substances or toxic products.

Identification: Commercial designation  Lime Paints

Types of use: Interior and exterior decoration

Chemical nature of the products:  
Hydrated lime - Ca(OH)2  with addition of mineral pigments 
and > 5% acrylic component

Physical properties 

Physical state:
White powder or pigmented powder
Solubility in water: 
Dissolution is accompanied by the immediate precipitation of   the formed hydrates
pH value:  
12-13 in water
Vapor pressure:
irrelevant
Density:
Bulk density from 0.500gr per litre
Particle density 2.67

Storage and handling

Precautions:  
Do not inhale or ingest. Protect eyes and skin
Storage:  
In bags or silos. Do not expose to air or rain
Dangerous decomposition:  
None
Personal protective measures:  
Wear adequate protective clothing to avoid prolonged
contact with the mortar. To avoid dust contact with eyes
and possible inhalation wear glasses and mask especially
in areas not properly ventilated

Flammability and explosion:  
Non flammable products - MO classification

Medical information: 
Particles, if inhaled, can irritate the upper respiratory track
Avoid contact with eyes. Irritation and even injury can occur.
When mixed with water, the paste obtained is highly alkaline.
It can dry the skin and mucous membranes in the event of
prolonged contact.
If present, chromates can be dissolved by water and this could
cause allergic skin reactions in some hypersensitive individuals
when exposed by lengthy and repeated contact.

First Aid measures: 

Prevention:  
Avoid all prolonged contact with the skin. Avoid inhalation or
contact with eyes

Treatment:  
If the eyes have been in contact with the powder or products 
that contain it, clean with fresh water applied in abundance.
If irritation persist obtain medical assistance.
At all times rinse skin after contact
Use protective creams against allergic symptoms
If inhalation has occurred go into fresh air. If irritation persist
seek medical advice

Environment Protection:  
Lime plants are equipped with dust elimination filters
Handle in ventilated areas and prevent dust diffusion

Accidental spillage:
Recover powder or dump as non-hazardous waste (landfill).
After hardening, the lime or its products are definitively
combined and insoluble. No further precautions necessary.

Special indications:
Respect the hygiene and safety rules specified by the trade.
The basic components of  hydrated Lime are
common natural materials

The information contained in this document is based on the current state of our knowledge relating to the products in question at the date of issue of this document. It is provided in good faith. The user's attention is drawn to the possible risk incurred when products are used for applications other than those for which it is designed.

27.6.2002