MSDS of Gilsonite



Company Name: Nikan West Gilsonite
Address:  No.1,Shayesteh Dead-End, Molla Hosseini , Ebrahimi, Manzarieh St., Niavaran Ave.,Tehran, Iran.

PO Box: 1978738611

Tel: +98 21 26155936

Cell:  +98 912 3433271

Fax:  +98 21 22288337

Email: AshkanJamsaz@yahoo.com

Email: info@nikanwestgilsonite.com

  • 1 - Identification of the product

    Trade name Gilsonite
    Distributor _______
    Address No.1, Shayesteh Dead-End, Molla Hosseini , Ebrahimi, Manzarieh St., Niavaran Ave.
  • 2 - Information on ingredients

    This substance is not hazardous. In accordance with the EU-directive 67/548 EU this product should be considered as a substance and is not hazardous.

    Substancename Value(s) CASnr/ECnr/ECannexInr Symbol(s) R-Phrase(s)
    Hydrocarbon-black solid 100%  012002-13-6 / 310-127-6 / NOT CLASS
    AnnexI-nbr.(subsi.)  Not classified
    CAS numbers(s) 012002-13-6 /310-127-6/ NOT CLASS
    Synonyms  Natural asphalt,Uintaite
    GHS Number 2714900000

    Impurities contributing to dangerous aspect : None

  • 3 - Hazards identification

    Main hazards None under normal conditions.
    Risk Phrases None.
    Specific Hazards None.
    Symptons relating to use The substance may cause eye, skin and respiratory irritation. (due to abrasion as with any inert dust)
  • 4 - First aid measures

    Emergency medical treatment    Generally no medical treatment required First aid.
    Inhalation Remove to fresh air. Obtain medical attention if breathing difficulty persists.
    Skin contact Not expected to require first aid measures. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes.
    Wash skin thoroughly with mild soap and water
    Eye contact Flush with lukewarm water for 15 minutes. Remove contact lenses.
    Ingestion Not expected to be a primary route of exposure.
  • 5 - Fire – fighting measures

    Extinguishing media
    Suitable  CO2 Dry chemical foam. Water fog.
    Protection for firemen Wear suitable protective clothing.
    Wear self-contained breathing apparatus
    Hazardous combustion gasses or products Carbon dioxide Nitrogen oxides. Carbon monoxide.
  • 6 - Accidental release measures

    Personal precautions See Heading 8.
      Environmental precautions After spillage / leakage                                             
    on soil Transfer to a closed container for disposal.
    on water No special requirements.
    Disposal Dispose in a safe manner in accordance with local/national regulations.
  • 7 - Handling and storage

    Precautions in handling and storage Any potential or ignition should be moved prior to pulverizing or other process Resulting in dust generation.
    Technical measures
    Advice for safe handling Avoid raising any powdered material into dust explosion hazard.
    Incompatible products Oxidizing agents.
    Technical measures No special requirements.
    Suitable storage circumstances Store in dry area.
    Storage – away from No special requirements.
    Recommended packing materials No special requirements.
  • 8 - Exposure controls / personal protection

    Technical measures

    Ventilate area.
    Any potential or ignition should be moved prior to pulverizing or other process resulting in dust generation.
    Exposure controls
    TLV-TWA[mg/m3] 5mg/m3
    TLV-STEL[mg/m3] 10
    PEL-OSHA[mg/m3] 5mg/m3
    Personal protection No special requirements..
    Respiratory protection Approved dust or mist respirator should be used if airborne particulate is generated when handling this material. Only at high concentrations.
    Skin and body protection Not required.
    Hand protection Not required. Use gloves if desired.
    Eye protection Wear safety glasses when dust is a problem.
    Industrial hygiene

    Wash hands and other exposed areas with mild soap and water before eating, drinking, smoking and when leaving work.
    Keep the working area as clean as tidy as possible.
  • 9 - Physical and chemical properties

    Physical state Solid
    Form Lumps
    Colour Black
    Odour None.
    pH value Not applicable.
    Melting zone [°C] 140 – 205 C
    Boiling point [°C] Not determined.
    Decomposition temperature [°C] No data available.
  • 10 - Stability and reactivity

    Hazardous reactions None known.
    Stability Stable.
    Conditions to avoid

    Hazard of dust explosions.
    Avoid heat, sparks, open fire and oxidizing conditions.
    Materials to avoid Strong oxidizing agents.
    Hazardous decomposition products Carbon monoxide. Carbon dioxide Oxides of nitrogen.
  • 11 - Toxicological information

    Toxicity information Health injuries are not known or expected under normal use.
    Acute toxicity None.
    Oversensitiveness No evidence found.
    Carcinogencity No evidence found.
    Mutagenicity No data available.
    Reproductive toxicity No data available.
    Local effects Irritation. (due to abrasion as with any inert dust)
  • 12 - Ecological information

    Toxicity information Health injuries are not known or expected under normal use.
    Acute toxicity None.
    Over sensitiveness No evidence found.
    Carcinogencity No evidence found.
    Mutagenicity No data available.
    Reproductive toxicity No data available.
    Local effects Irritation. (due to abrasion as with any inert dust)
  • 13 - Disposal considerations

    Residues Dispose in a safe manner in accordance with local/national regulations.
    Contaminated packaging Dispose in a safe manner in accordance with local/national regulations.
  • 14 - Transport Information

    • Not classified
    • General information
  • 15 - Regulatory information

    • EEC Labeling
    • Not classified
  • 16 - Other information

    • Further information
    • No further information

    The contents and format of this MSDS are in accordance with EEC Commission Directive 93/112/EEC.

    DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY: The information in this MSDS was obtained from sources which we believe are reliable. However, the information is provided without any warranty, express or implied, regarding its correctness. The conditions or methods of handling storage, use or disposal of the product are beyond our control and may be beyond our knowledge. For this and other reasons, we do not assume responsibility and expressly disclaim liability for loss, damage or expense arising out of or in any way connected with handling, storage, use or disposal or the product. This MSDS was prepared and is to be used only for this product. If the product is used as a component in another product, this MSDS information may not be applicable.