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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

 

 
RPP – CRUMB RUBBER (SBR) 
 
PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION/CHEMICAL & PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS 

 

PRODUCT NAME 
APPEARANCE 
SPECIFIC GRAVITY 
VAPOR PRESSURE 
EVAPORATION RATE 
FLASH POINT: 
Temperature of dust could 
Crumb Rubber Sizes 

RPP Crumb Rubber 
Black granular powder 
1.0 – 1.15 
N/A 
N/A 
Ignition 
320C° (608F°) 
0.2 – 0.5 mm 
1.0 mm 
1.5 – 2.0 mm

SOLUBILIY IN WATER 
ODOR 
MELTING POINT 
VAPOR DENSITY 
BOILING POINT

Insoluble 
Slight smell of 
N/A 
N/A 
N/A

 

 
 
FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA 

 

EXTINGUISHING MEDIA:

Water, foam, dry powder, encapsulating fire suppressant. (DO NOT USE HIGH PRESSURE WATER)

SPECIAL FIRE FITING PROCEDURES:

Noxious gases may be formed under fire conditions. West NIOSH approved self contained apparatus.

UNUSUAL FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD:

Dust may be explosive if mixed with air in critical proportions and in the presence of an ignition source. The hazard is similar to that of many organic solids.

 

 
 
HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS 
HEALTH HAZARD DATA 

 

STABLE: Yes

CONDITIONS TO AVOID: Conditions that will cause burning.

INCOMPATIBILITY (Materials to avoid)

Avoid strong oxidizing agents

HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION OF BYPRODUCTS

Thermal decomposition may produce carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, zinc oxide fumes/dust, sulfur dioxide, liquid and gaseous hydrocarbons.

HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: Will Not occur

CONDITIONS TO AVOID: Do not store hot material in hoppers due to possibility of spontaneous combustion

ROUTES OF ENTRY

Inhalation

HEALTH HAZARDS (Acute and Chronic)

This product can contain fine fibers that cause itching. Otherwise, not known. This material is generally thought to be a nuisance dust.

CARCINOGICITY

Rubber is not listed as a carcinogen

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF EXPOSURE

Itching of skin, irritation of mucous membranes, Sneezing and coughing, irritation of eyes

MEDICAL CONDITIONS GENERALLY AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE

Not known; however, could potentially aggravate allergies due to dust exposure/inhalation.

EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES

Normal washing of skin with soap and water. Ordinary means of personal hygiene are adequate.

 

 
 
PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING USE 

 

STEPS TO BE TAKEN IN CASE MATERIAL IS RELEASED OR SPILLED

Sweep up or vacuum into disposal containers

WASTE DISPOSAL METHOD

Product not defined as hazardous waste. Dispose of in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.

PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN HANDLING AND STORAGE

Do not store near flame or ignition source. Do not store hot material in tubs or containers where spontaneous ignition could occur.

OTHER PRECAUTIONS

If material burns, an oily residue will result. The residue must be disposed of in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.

RESPIRATORY PROTECTION (Specify Type)

Use any dust and mist respirator noted for up to 10mg/m3.

 

 
 
CONTROL MEASURES 

 

VENTILATION: Yes

LOCAL EXHAUST: Yes, if dusty conditions occur.

SPECIAL: None

MECHANICAL (General): Dust collector and exhaust Fans.

PROTECTIVE GLOVES: Recommended

EYE PROTECTION: Use safety goggles to prevent dust entry.

OTHER PROTECTIVE CLOTHING OR EQUIPMENT

Enough fresh air should flow past the user to prevent exposure to airborne fibers and particles.

WORK/HYGENE PRACTICES

Good personal hygiene; frequent washing with soap and water of exposed areas; remove and clean solid clothing