1. Substance or Mixture and Company Identification
Product Name: Foamit- foamed glass
Substance / product usage
Bulk fill material, thermal insulation, under slab layer of limecrete floor, frost heave protection, foundations, roof construction, capillary blocker, garden construction, soil improver, traction sand, etc.
Manufacturer / Supplier:
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2. Hazards Identification
Substance or Mixture category
Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
The product is not classified as hazardous according to EU law.
Classification according to Directive 67/548/EEC or Directive 1999/45/EC
Labelling according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 Not Required
Warning Signs Not Required
Reminders Not Required
Hazard Warnings Not Required
No further information is necessary
When crushed the product may produce dust and the inhalation of this dust is to be avoided. The amount
of dust varies according to type and grain size of the product.
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
According to REACH Regulations, the item does not meet PBT or vPvB criteria
PBT: Cannot be used
vPvB: Cannot be used
3. COMPOSITION AND INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
The risk-causing components
CAS number or other code –
Component names: Foamed glass
4. FIRST AID PROCEDURES
Fresh air, rest.
Washing or rinsing with water
In case of contact with eyes
Rinse with plenty of running water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). If irritation occurs after rinsing, consult your doctor.
Information to doctor or other trained persons giving first aid
5. FIRE-FIGHTING PROCEDURES
Suitable extinguishing media: The product is not flammable. Environmental conditions are be taken into account when selecting extinguishing agents.
Special protective equipment for in the event of fire: No special measures required
6. ACCIDENTAL EMISSION PROCEDURES
Instructions to prevent personal harm: No special precautions
Instructions to prevent environmental accidents: Do not discharge into drains.
Methods for cleaning up: Pick up mechanically.
Other information: –
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Information for safe handling:
Prevent the formation of dust. During any dusty stages of the work a particle filter respirator is to be worn.
Fire and explosion protection: No special measures required.
Warehouse facilities and storage requirements: No special requirements.
Joint storage instructions : not required.
8. EXPOSURE PREVENTION AND PERSONAL PROTECTION
Additional information about design of technical equipment: No further data; see. Section 7
At the workplace particle limit value:
Inorganic dust HTP (8 hours) = 10 mg/m3
Personal protective equipment:
During dusty stages of work a particle filter respirator mask should be used.
Protective Gloves: No special requirements.
Eye protection: during dust-generating stages of work eye protection is recommended.
Skin and body protection: Working clothes
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Physical state Solid
Change in condition
Melting point / range not specified.
Boiling point / range not specified.
Flash point: Not determined.
Flammability (solid, gaseous) Product is not flammable.
Explosive properties Product is not explosive.
Vapor Pressure Not applicable.
Dry bulk density 125 – 250 kg / m³, depending on the variety
Solubility in / Mixability
Water Insoluble in water.
Kinematic Not available
Solids content 100.0%
10. Stability and reactivity
Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided No decomposition if used according to specifications.
Materials to avoid
Dangerous reactions No dangerous reactions.
Hazardous decomposition products No dangerous decomposition products known.
Irritation and corrosion
Skin manual irritation to the skin
The eyes Irritating to eyes.
Sensitization No sensitizing effect.
Other information on health effects
Irritation to the upper respiratory system.
12. CHEMICAL INFORMATION ON THE DANGERS TO THE ENVIRONMENT
Toxicity to aquatic organisms
It is not harmful to aquatic organisms
Persistence and degradability
Foam glass is not biodegradable. Foam glass is an inorganic material.
Does not accumulate in organisms
13. WASTE DISPOSAL INFORMATION
Waste treatment methods
Small quantities can be disposed of with normal garbage. Larger items can be recovered and reused or used as filling material.
European waste catalogue.
Possible waste code. The actual waste code is determined on the basis of how the waste was formed
10 12 08 ceramics, bricks, tiles and construction products (after thermal processing)
Recommendation Cleaned containers may be recycled.
Recommended cleaning agent, shake the sacks thoroughly to empty.
ADR, ADN, IMDG, IATA Not Required
Official shipping name
ADR, ADN, IMDG, IATA Not Required
Transport hazard class
ADR, ADN, IMDG, IATA Class: Not necessary
ADR, IMDG, IATA Not Required
Environmental Hazards: Not applicable.
Special precautions for user Not applicable.
Transport in bulk MARPOL 73/78 Annex II of the Agreement and the IBC Code
Additional information: Not dangerous according to the above specifications.
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Specific for the substance or mixture in reference to safety, health and environmental regulations or legislation
No further relevant information available.
Chemical Safety Assessment
A Chemical Safety Assessment has not been carried out as the product is not subject to the REACH
Regulations a chemical safety assessment is not required.
16. Other Information
This material safety data sheet is based on our present knowledge. This data sheet does not guarantee all of product properties and shall not establish a legally valid contractual relationship.
Safety data sheet published by:
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Abbreviations and acronyms
RID: Règlement international concernant le transport des marchandises dangereuses par chemin de fer
(Regulations Concerning the International Transport of Dangerous Goods by Rail)
ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization
ADR: Accord européen sur le transport des marchandises dangereuses par Route (European Agreement
concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road)
IMDG: International Maritime Code for Dangerous Goods
IATA: International Air Transport Association
GHS: Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals
CAS: Chemical Abstracts Service (division of the American Chemical Society)
The data sources used Current chemicals legislation. Occupational hygiene standards.
Additions, deletions and changes
Updated According to Regulation 453/2010/EU.