Altro Material Safety Data Sheet
Altro Safety Flooring
SECTION 1: IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION AND THE COMPANY
ALTRO SAFETY FLOORING
VINYL SHEET FLOORING
EMERGENCY TEL Nos.
TEL: 01462 480480
FAX: 01462 480010
SECTION 2: COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
SECTION 3: HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
No risk under normal circimstances, but in a major fire PVC may burn; Hydrogen chloride (HCL) is formed.
This will irritate the inhalation system. HCL forms Hydrochloric acid when in contact with water or moisture.
No risk under normal circumstances.
As for inhalation. If HCL is formed it can react with the moisture in the eyes to form Hydrochloric acid.
This will cause severe irritation to the eyes.
May cause choking otherwise it is non-hazardous.
If the flooring is not maintained as recommended by Altro the safety propeties may be affected.
SECTION 4: FIRST AID MEASURES
If PVC flooring is ignited move the exposed person to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, properly trained personnel may assist
affected person by administering 100% oxygen. Keep the affected person warm and at rest. Get prompt medical attention.
If PVC flooring is ignited and Hydrochloric acid has formed from the moisture in the eyes; promptly wash eyes with plenty
of water while lifting the eye lids. Continue to rinse for at least 15 minutes and get medical attention.
If stuck in throat remove by any means possible. Seek medical attention immediately if choking persists.
SECTION 5: FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Water spray, fog or mist. Foam. Carbon dioxide (CO2).
SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING
Self extinguishing but will burn in the presence of flames. HCL is formed, use protection mask for acidic gases.