SAFETY DATA SHEET
1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION AND THE COMPANY:
PRODUCT NAME: HYPAM FIXER
PART No.: IP94328
SUPPLIER: ILFORD Imaging Asia Pacific Pty Ltd, Monash Corporate Ctr
Unit 1, 10 Duerdin Street, Clayton North 3168, Victoria, Australia
Tel. 03 9541 4511 Fax. 03 9544 3002 Email email@example.com
ILFORD Imaging Ltd., details as for 'Manufacturer'
CONTACT PERSON: For UK: Mrs C. Davies (01565 684012 Direct).
For Australia: Mr R. McLean
EMERGENCY TELEPHONES: Swiss Toxicological Information Centre (24 hours)
Tel: +41 (0)1 251 51 51, Fax: +41 (0)1 252 88 33
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org, Internet : www.toxi.ch
MANUFACTURER: ILFORD Imaging Ltd., Mobberley, Knutsford
Cheshire, WA16 7JL, ENGLAND. Tel +44 (0)1565 650000 Fax +44 (0)1565 872734
2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS:
CAS No.: EINECS Nr.: CLASSIFICATION
SODIUM ACETATE 1-5 %
127-09-3 204-823-8 - Not classified.
AMMONIUM THIOSULPHATE 30-60 %
7783-18-8 231-982-0 - Not classified.
BORIC ACID 1-5 %
10043-35-3 233-139-2 - Not classified.
ACETIC ACID 1-5 %
64-19-7 200-580-7 C R-10, 35
WATER 30-60 %
SODIUM SULPHITE 1-5 %
7757-83-7 231-821-4 - Not classified.
The Full Text for all R-Phrases are Displayed in Section 16
COMPOSITION COMMENTS: Not classified as hazardous according to Worksafe Australia
3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION:
Not regarded as a health hazard under current legislation.
4. FIRST AID MEASURES:
INHALATION: No recommendation given, but first aid may still be required in case of accidental exposure,
inhalation or ingestion of this chemical. If in doubt, GET MEDICAL ATTENTION PROMPTLY!
INGESTION: Rinse mouth thoroughly. Drink plenty of water. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.
SKIN: Rinse with water.
EYES: Make sure to remove any contact lenses from the eyes before rinsing. Promptly wash eyes with
plenty of water while lifting the eye lids. Continue to rinse for at least 15 minutes. Get medical
attention if any discomfort continues.
5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES:
EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: This material is not flammable. Use extinguishing media appropriate for surrounding fire.
UNUSUAL FIRE & EXPLOSION HAZARDS: No unusual fire or explosion hazards noted.
HAZARDOUS COMBUSTION PRODUCTS: Fire creates: Irritating gases/vapors/fumes of: Ammonia or amines.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES:
SPILL CLEANUP METHODS: Do not contaminate water sources or sewer. Absorb in vermiculite, dry sand or earth and place
into containers. Contain Spill. Use large quantities of water to flush small spills to sanitary sewer
if local regulations permit. Do not flush to septic tank. See Section 13 for disposal considerations.
Flush with plenty of water to clean spillage area. Prevent discharge of larger quantity to drain.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE:
USAGE PRECAUTIONS: Avoid spilling, skin and eye contact. Read and follow manufacturer麓s recommendations. Provide
STORAGE PRECAUTIONS: Keep in cool, dry, ventilated storage and closed containers. Keep in original container.
STORAGE CRITERIA: Chemical storage.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS AND PERSONAL PROTECTION:
INGREDIENT NAME: CAS No.: STD LT EXP 8 Hrs ST EXP 15 Min
AMMONIUM THIOSULPHATE 7783-18-8 No std. No std.
BORIC ACID 10043-35-3 No std. No std.
WATER No std. No std.
SODIUM SULPHITE 7757-83-7 No std. No std.
ACETIC ACID 64-19-7 OES 10 ppm 15 ppm
PROCESS CONDITIONS: Provide eyewash station and it is recommended that a safety shower is also available.
VENTILATION: Provide adequate general and local exhaust ventilation. Must not be handled in confined space
without sufficient ventilation. It is recommended that general room ventilation should provide for
10 - 15 room air changes per hour.
RESPIRATORS: Not relevant.
PROTECTIVE GLOVES: Use protective gloves made of: Neoprene, nitrile, polyethylene Butyl rubber. Use thin cotton
gloves inside the rubber gloves if allergy risk.
EYE PROTECTION: Wear approved safety goggles.
OTHER PROTECTION: Wear appropriate clothing to prevent any possibility of skin contact.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES:
COLOUR: Yellow. Green.
BOILING POINT (掳C, interval): >100 Pressure: 760mmHg
MELT./FREEZ. POINT (掳C, interval): <0
DENSITY/SPECIFIC GRAVITY (g/ml): 1.345 Temperature (掳C): 20
VAPOUR PRESSURE: - Not Known Temperature (掳C):
EVAPORATION RATE: 1 Reference: H2O (water)=1
pH-VALUE, CONC. SOLUTION: 5.1
SOLUBILITY DESCRIPTION: Soluble in water. 100%
PARAMETER TEST METHOD TEST RESULT UNIT REFERENCE
VOC's: SWISS - 814.018 3.48 %
VOC's: EU Vapour pressure 3.48 %
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY:
STABILITY: Normally stable.
CONDITIONS TO AVOID: Avoid excessive heat for prolonged periods of time. Avoid contact with acids and alkalies.
HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: Will not polymerize.
MATERIALS TO AVOID: Avoid contact with other photographic solutions and/or cleaning compounds.
HAZARDOUS DECOMP. PRODUCTS: High temperatures generate: Irritating gases/vapours/fumes of: Ammonia or amines. Sulphur
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION:
TOXIC DOSE - LD 50: acetic acid 3310; ammonium thiosulphate 2890 mg/kg (oral rat)
TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION: This chemical formulation has not been tested for health effects. Exposure effects listed are
based on existing health data for the individual components which comprise the mixture.
INHALATION: No specific health warnings noted.
INGESTION: No specific health warnings noted.
SKIN: No specific health warnings noted.
EYES: Irritating to eyes.
HEALTH WARNINGS: No specific health warnings noted. Spray and vapour in the eyes may cause irritation and
OTHER HEALTH EFFECTS: This substance has no evidence of carcinogenic properties.
ROUTE OF ENTRY: Ingestion. Skin and/or eye contact.
MEDICAL CONSIDERATIONS: May aggravate existing: Pre-existing eye problems.
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION:
LC 50, 96 HRS, FISH mg/l: >10 acetic acid; 200 ammonium thiosulphate
EC 50, 48 HRS, DAPHNIA, mg/l: >10 acetic acid
ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION: Not regarded as dangerous for the environment.
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS:
DISPOSAL METHODS: Unused and spent solutions may be allowed to be discharged to sanitary sewer by permit IF
allowed by local regulations. Consult your local authority for advice. Waste may have to be
pre-treated before discharge. Consult local authorities before discharging any waste to sewer.
Do not discharge to septic system. Waste that cannot be discharged to sewer may have to
handled by a licensed hazardous waste contractor. EU Waste Number: 090104
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION:
ADR CLASS: Not classified for transportation.
ROAD TRANSPORT NOTES: Not classified for road transport
RAIL TRANSPORT NOTES: Not classified for rail transport
SEA TRANSPORT NOTES: Not classified for sea transport
AIR TRANSPORT NOTES: Not classified for air transport
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION:
NC Not classified
RISK PHRASES: Not classified.
SAFETY PHRASES: S-25 Avoid contact with eyes.
S-39 Wear eye/face protection.
EU DIRECTIVES: Dangerous Substance Directive 67\548. Dangerous Preparations Directive 88\379.
APPROVED CODE OF PRACTICE: Classification and Labelling of Substances and Preparations Dangerous for Supply. Worksafe
Australia NOHSC 2012: Labelling of workplace substances. Australian Standard for the Uniform
Scheduling of Drugs and Poisons (SUSDP). Australian Approved Criteria for Classifying
Hazardous Substances (NOHSC 1008). Australian List of Designated Hazardous Substances
(NOHSC 10005). Australian National Code of Practice for the Preparation of Material safety Data
Sheets (NOHSC 2011)
GUIDANCE NOTES: CHIP for everyone HSG(108).
16. OTHER INFORMATION:
USER NOTES: ILFORD IMAGING BELIEVE THE INFORMATION AND RECOMMENDATIONS CONTAINED HEREIN
ARE BASED ON CORRECT AND FACTUAL DATA. HOWEVER, NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED
GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND IS MADE WITH RESPECT TO THIS INFORMATION.
USE THIS INFORMATION ONLY TO SUPPLEMENT OTHER INFORMATION YOU HAVE GATHERED
AND THEN MAKE AN INDEPENDENT DETERMINATION ABOUT THE COMPLETENESS AND
SUITABILITY OF ALL INFORMATION TO ENSURE THE PROPER USE AND DISPOSAL OF THIS
PRODUCT AND THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF EMPLOYEES AND CUSTOMERS.
INFORMATION SOURCES: European Photographic Chemical Industry Code of Practice For Classification And Labelling
Material Safety Data Sheet, Misc. manufacturers.
ISSUED BY: Dr D W Butcher, ILFORD Imaging Ltd, Mobberley, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 7JL, ENGLAND.
Tel. +44 (0)1565 683983; email@example.com
REVISION DATE: 24 Jun 2002
REV. No./REPL. SDS GENERATED: 30 Mar 2001
SAFETY DATA SHEET STATUS: Approved.
PRINTING DATE: 2002-06-24
R-PHRASES (Full Text): Not classified. R-10 Flammable. R-35 Causes severe burns.