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Section 1 : Identification of the substance/mixture and of the company/undertaking.                                              

1.1 Product identifier For professional use only

Trade name: Armaglaze top coat - pack A 

1.2 Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against Surface Coating

Application of the substance / the mixture Surface Coating ·

1.3 Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet

Supplier: D Adam & Associates, 1 west End Units, "Charlesfield", ST Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0HH Scotland, UK.

Tel: +44 (0) 1835 268120,  Mob:07880 805478, 

E-mail: Web site:

1.4 Emergency telephone number:

+44 (0)

SECTION 2: Hazard identification                                                                                                                                                   

2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture

Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008

Flam. Liq. 3    H226 Flammable liquid and vapour.

Skin Irrit. 2     H315 Causes skin irritation. 

2.2 Label elements ·

Labelling according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008

The product is classified and labelled according to the CLP regulation.

Hazard pictograms





          GHS02                              GHS07

Signal word Warning 

Hazard statements

H226 Flammable liquid and vapour.

H315 Causes skin irritation.

Precautionary statements

P210 Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking.

P240 Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.

P241 Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting equipment.

P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.

P303+P361+P353 IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.

P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Additional information:

Contains bis(1,2,2,6,6-pentamethyl-4-piperidyl) sebacate. May produce an allergic reaction.

2.3 Other hazards ·

Results of PBT and vPvB assessment

PBT: Not applicable.

vPvB: Not applicable.

SECTION 3: Composition/information on ingredients.                                                                                                            

3.2 Chemical characterisation: Mixtures

Description: Mixture of substances listed below with nonhazardous additions. ·

Dangerous components:

2-methoxy-1-methylethyl acetate (10-25%)

CAS: 108-65-6    EINECS: 203-603-9 01-2119475791-29               Flam. Liq. 3, H226    

Xylene (mix) (10-25%)

CAS: 1330-20-7  EINECS: 215-535-7 01-2119488216-32-xxxx     Flam. Liq. 3, H226; STOT RE 2, H373; Asp. Tox. 1,                                                                                                                                      H304; Acute Tox. 4, H312; Acute Tox. 4, H332; Skin                                                                                                                                  Irrit. 2, H315; Eye Irrit. 2, H319; STOT SE 3, H335

Butyl ethanoate  (2.5-10%)

CAS: 123-86-4     EINECS: 204-658-1 01-2119485493-29-XXXX     Flam. Liq. 3, H226; STOT SE 3, H336.

4-hydroxy-4-methylpentan-2-one   (<2.5%)

CAS: 123-42-2     EINECS: 204-626-7 01-2119473975-21-xxxx      Flam. Liq. 3, H226; Skin Irrit. 2, H315;

                                                                                                                                  Eye Irrit. 2, H319

Ethylbenzene  (<2.5%)

CAS: 100-41-4     EINECS: 202-849-4 01-2119489370-35                Flam. Liq. 2, H225;  STOT RE 2, H373; Asp. Tox. 1,                                                                                                                                      H304;  Acute Tox. 4, H332 

Block Copolymer   (<2.5%)

                                                                                                                                  Skin Irrit. 2, H315 

Bis(1,2,2,6,6-pentamethyl-4-piperidyl) sebacate  (<2.5%)

CAS: 41556-26-7                                                                                                    Aquatic Acute 1, H400; Aquatic Chronic 1, H410;                                                                                                                                       Skin Sens. 1, H317

Additional information:

For the wording of the listed hazard phrases refer to section 16.

SECTION 4: First aid measures.                                                                                                                                                        

4.1 Description of first aid measures

General information:

Immediately remove any clothing soiled by the product.

After inhalation:

In case of unconsciousness place patient stably in side position for transportation. Supply fresh air; consult doctor in case of complaints.  

After skin contact:

Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly. Remove contaminated clothing. Immediately rinse with water.

After eye contact:

Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water.

After swallowing:

Do not induce vomiting; call for medical help immediately and show safety datasheet or label. ·

4.2 Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed:

No further relevant information available. ·

4.3 Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed:

Treat symptomatically.

SECTION 5: Firefighting measures.                                                                                                                                               

5.1 Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing agents: CO2, powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam. (Contd. on page 3) GB Page 3/10 Safety data sheet according to 1907/2006/EC, Article 31 

For safety reasons unsuitable extinguishing agents:

Water with full jet.

5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture:

No further relevant information available.

5.3 Advice for firefighters:

Protective equipment: Put on breathing apparatus.

SECTION 6: Accidental release measures.                                                                                                                                   

 6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:

Wear protective equipment. Keep unprotected persons away.

6.2 Environmental precautions:

Prevent seepage into sewage system, work pits and cellars. Do not allow to enter sewers/ surface or ground water.

6.3 Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:

Absorb with liquid-binding material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust). Dispose contaminated material as waste according to item 13. Ensure adequate ventilation.

6.4 Reference to other sections:

See Section 7 for information on safe handling. See Section 8 for information on personal protection equipment. See Section 13 for disposal information.

SECTION 7: Handling and storage.                                                                                                                                                   

7.1 Precautions for safe handling:

Keep receptacles tightly sealed.

Information about fire - and explosion protection:

Keep ignition sources away - Do not smoke. Protect against electrostatic charges.  

7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities


Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles: No special requirements. 

Information about storage in one common storage facility:

Not required. 

Further information about storage conditions:

Keep receptacle tightly sealed and in a well-ventilated place. Keep away from heat.

7.3 Specific end use(s):

No further relevant information available.

SECTION 8: Exposure controls/personal protection.                                                                                                                   

Additional information about design of technical facilities:

No further data; see item 7. ·

8.1 Control parameters ·

Ingredients with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace:

108-65-6 2-methoxy-1-methylethyl acetate

WEL Short-term value: 548 mg/m³, 100 ppm

WEL Long-term value: 274 mg/m³, 50 ppm Sk;

1330-20-7 Xylene (mix)

WEL Short-term value: 441 mg/m³, 100 ppm

WEL Long-term value: 220 mg/m³, 50 ppm Sk; BMGV

123-86-4 Butyl ethanoate

WEL Short-term value: 966 mg/m³, 200 ppm

WEL Long-term value: 724 mg/m³, 150 ppm 

123-42-2 4-hydroxy-4-methylpentan-2-one

WEL Short-term value: 362 mg/m³, 75 ppm

WEL Long-term value: 241 mg/m³, 50 ppm

100-41-4 ethylbenzene

WEL Short-term value: 552 mg/m³, 125 ppm

WELLong-term value: 441 mg/m³, 100 ppm Sk


108-65-6 2-methoxy-1-methylethyl acetate


DNEL 1.67 mg/day (Con)


DNEL 54.8 mg/day (Con) 153.5 mg/day (Ind)


DNEL 33 mg/m³ (Con) 275 mg/m³ (Ind)

1330-20-7 Xylene (mix)


DNEL 108 mg/day (Con) 180 mg/day (Ind)


DNEL 14.8 mg/m³ (Con) 77 mg/m³ (Ind)

123-86-4 Butyl ethanoate


DNEL 2 mg/day (Con)


DNEL 6 mg/day (Con) 11 mg/day (Ind)


DNEL 35.7 mg/m³ (Con) 300 mg/m³ (Ind)

123-42-2 4-hydroxy-4-methylpentan-2-one


DNEL 3 mg/day (Con)


DNEL 9.4 mg/day (Ind)


DNEL 10.4 mg/m³ (Con) 66.4 mg/m³ (Ind)


CAS No. 1330-20-7 Xylene mixed isomers -

Fresh water; 0.327 mg/l 

Marine water; 0.327 mg/l 

Intermittent release; 0.327 mg/l 

STP; 6.58 mg/l - Sediment (Freshwater); 12.46 mg/kg 

Sediment (Marinewater); 12.46 mg/kg 

Soil; 2.31 mg/kg

CAS No. 123-86-4 Butyl Acetate

Freshwater: 0.18 mg/l

Marine water: 0.018 mg/l

Fresh water sediment: 0.981 mg/kg

Marine sediment: 0.0981 mg/kg Soil: 0.0903 mg/kg

STP (sewage-treatment plant): 35.6 mg/l

Intermittent use/release: 0.36 mg/l   

Ingredients with biological limit values:

1330-20-7 Xylene (mix)

BMGV 650 mmol/mol creatinine

Medium: urine

Sampling time: post shift

Parameter: methyl hippuric acid

Additional information: The lists valid during the making were used as basis. 

8.2 Exposure controls

Personal protective equipment:

General protective and hygienic measures:

Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed. Immediately remove all soiled and contaminated clothing.

Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.

Avoid contact with the skin. Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.

Respiratory protection:

Particulate cartridge filter type when LEV cannot be supplied 

Protection of hands:

Protective gloves 

Material of gloves

The selection of the suitable gloves does not only depend on the material, but also on further marks of quality and varies from manufacturer to manufacturer. As the product is a preparation of several substances, the resistance of the glove material can not be calculated in advance and has therefore to be checked prior to the application.

Penetration time of glove material:

The exact break through time has to be found out by the manufacturer of the protective gloves and has to be observed. 

Eye protection: 

Tightly sealed goggles

SECTION 9: Physical and chemical properties.                                                                                                                            

9.1 Information on basic physical and chemical properties ·

General Information 


Form: Liquid

Colour: According to product specification

Odour: Characteristic 

Odour threshold: Not determined. 

pH-value: Not determined. 

Change in condition Melting point/freezing point: Undetermined.

Initial boiling point and boiling range: 137 °C 

Flash point: 25 °C 

Flammability (solid, gas): Not applicable. 

Ignition temperature: 315 °C

Decomposition temperature: Not determined

Auto-ignition temperature: Product is not self igniting. 

Explosive properties: Product is not explosive. However, formation of explosive air/ vapour mixtures are possible. 

Explosion limits: Lower: 1.1 Vol % Upper: 10.8 Vol % 

Vapour pressure at 20 °C: 6.7 hPa 

Density at 20 °C: 1.252 g/cm³ 

Relative density Not determined. 

Vapour density Not determined. 

Evaporation rate Not determined. 

Solubility in / Miscibility with water: NOT MISCIBLE 

Partition coefficient: n-octanol/water: Not determined. 

Viscosity: Dynamic at 20 °C: 200 mPas Kinematic: Not determined. 

Solvent content: Organic solvents: 40.1 % Solids content: 59.3 %  

9.2 Other information No further relevant information available.

SECTION 10: Stability and reactivity.                                                                                                                                              

10.1 Reactivity

No further relevant information available. 

10.2 Chemical stability

Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided: No decomposition if used according to specifications. 

10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions:

No dangerous reactions known. 

10.4 Conditions to avoid;

No further relevant information available. 

10.5 Incompatible materials:

No further relevant information available. 

10.6 Hazardous decomposition products:

No dangerous decomposition products when stored and handled correctly


SECTION 11: Toxicological information.                                                                                                                                       

11.1 Information on toxicological effects 

Acute toxicity:

Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met.

LD/LC50 values relevant for classification:

108-65-6 2-methoxy-1-methylethyl acetate

Oral LD50 >5,000 mg/kg (rat)

Dermal LD50 5,000 mg/kg (Rat)

Inhalative LC50/4 h >10.8 mg/l (Rat)

1330-20-7 Xylene (mix)

Oral LD50 5,000 mg/kg (Rat)

Dermal LD50 2,000 mg/kg (rbt)

Inhalative LC50/4 h 4,300 mg/l (Rat) 

123-86-4 Butyl ethanoate

Oral LD50 10,760 mg/kg (rat)

Dermal LD50 14,112 mg/kg (Rab)

Inhalative LC50/4 h 23.4 mg/l (Rat)

123-42-2 4-hydroxy-4-methylpentan-2-one

Oral LD50 3,002 mg/kg (rat)

Dermal LD50 13,750 mg/kg (Rab)

Inhalative LC50/4 h 7.6 mg/l (Rat)

100-41-4 ethylbenzene

Oral LD50 3,500 mg/kg (rat)

Dermal LD50 17,800 mg/kg (rbt) 

Primary irritant effect: 

Skin corrosion/irritation

Causes skin irritation. 

Serious eye damage/irritation:

Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met. 

Respiratory or skin sensitisation:

Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met. 

CMR effects (carcinogenity, mutagenicity and toxicity for reproduction)

Germ cell mutagenicity:

Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met. 


Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met. 

Reproductive toxicity:

Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met. 

STOT-single exposure:

Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met. 

STOT-repeated exposure :

Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met. 

Aspiration hazard:

Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met.

SECTION 12: Ecological information.                                                                                                                                              

12.1 Toxicity Aquatic toxicity:

Acute Fish toxicity

n-Butyl acetate

LC50 18 mg/l

Species: Pimephales promelas (fathead minnow)

Exposure duration: 96 h

Chronic Fish toxicity

n-Butyl acetate

No data available.

Acute toxicity for daphnia

n-Butyl acetate

EC50 44 mg/l

pecies: Daphnia (water flea) Exposure duration: 48 h

Chronic toxicity to daphnia

n-Butyl acetate

NOEC 23 mg/l

Species: Daphnia magna (Water flea) Exposure duration: 21 d

Method: OECD Test Guideline 211

Acute toxicity for algae

n-Butyl acetate

EC50 675 mg/l

Species: Scenedesmus quadricauda (Green algae) Exposure duration: 72 h

Acute bacterial toxicity

EC50 356 mg/l

Species: activated sludge Exposure duration: 40 h 

12.2 Persistence and degradability:

No further relevant information available. 

12.3 Bioaccumulative potential:

No further relevant information available. 

12.4 Mobility in soil:

No further relevant information available.

Additional ecological information:

General notes:

Water hazard class 2 (German Regulation) (Self-assessment): hazardous for water Do not allow product to reach ground water, water course or sewage system. Danger to drinking water if even small quantities leak into the ground. ·

12.5 Results of PBT and vPvB assessment:

PBT: Not applicable. 

vPvB: Not applicable. 

12.6 Other adverse effects:

No further relevant information available.

SECTION 13: Disposal considerations.                                                                                                                                          

13.1 Waste treatment methods :

Recommendation: Must not be disposed together with household garbage. Do not allow product to reach sewage system. Uncleaned packaging: Recommendation: Disposal must be made according to official regulations.

SECTION 14: Transport information.                                                                                                                                               

14.1 UN-Number · ADR, IMDG, IATA


14.2 UN proper shipping name 



14.3 Transport hazard class(es)









Class 3 Flammable liquids.      Label 3

14.4 Packing group 


14.5 Environmental hazards

Marine pollutant: No 

14.6 Special precautions for user Warning: Flammable liquids.

Danger code (Kemler): 30

EMS Number: F-E,S-E

Stowage Category:  A 

14.7 Transport in bulk according to Annex II of Marpol and the IBC :

Code Not applicable.

Transport/Additional information:

ADR · Limited quantities (LQ) 5L

Excepted quantities (EQ)

Code: E1 Maximum net quantity per inner packaging: 30 ml Maximum net quantity per outer packaging: 1000 ml  Transport category 3

Tunnel restriction code D/E 


Limited quantities (LQ) 5L

Excepted quantities (EQ) Code: E1

Maximum net quantity per inner packaging: 30 ml

Maximum net quantity per outer packaging: 1000 ml

UN "Model Regulation": UN 1263 PAINT, 3, III

SECTION 15: Regulatory information.                                                                                                                                           

15.1 Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture · Directive 2012/18/EU ·Named dangerous substances -

ANNEX I None of the ingredients is listed.

Qualifying quantity (tonnes) for the application of lower-tier requirements 5,000 t

Qualifying quantity (tonnes) for the application of upper-tier requirements 50,000 t

REGULATION (EC) No 1907/2006 ANNEX XVII Conditions of restriction: 3

National regulations: 

Technical instructions (air): Class NK,      Share in % 40.1

Water hazard class:

Water hazard class 2 (Self-assessment): hazardous for water. 

15.2 Chemical safety assessment:

A Chemical Safety Assessment has not been carried out.

SECTION 16: Other information.                                                                                                                                                   

This information is based on our present knowledge. However, this shall not constitute a guarantee for any specific product features and shall not establish a legally valid contractual relationship. ·

Full text of H-Statements referred to under sections 2 and 3:

H225 Highly flammable liquid and vapour.

H226 Flammable liquid and vapour.

H304 May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

H312 Harmful in contact with skin. H315 Causes skin irritation.

H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H319 Causes serious eye irritation.

H332 Harmful if inhaled.

H335 May cause respiratory irritation.

H336 May cause drowsiness or dizziness.

H373 May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

H400 Very toxic to aquatic life.

H410 Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects. ·

Department issuing SDS: Product safety department: LABORATORY

47.0.18 · Abbreviations and acronyms:

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 Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals

EINECS: European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances

ELINCS: European List of Notified Chemical Substances

CAS: Chemical Abstracts Service (division of the American Chemical Society)

DNEL: Derived No-Effect Level (REACH)

PNEC: Predicted No-Effect Concentration (REACH)

LC50: Lethal concentration, 50 percent

LD50: Lethal dose, 50 percent

PBT: Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic

vPvB: very Persistent and very Bioaccumulative

Flam. Liq. 2: Flammable liquids – Category 2 Flam.

Liq. 3: Flammable liquids – Category 3

Acute Tox. 4: Acute toxicity – Category 4

Skin Irrit. 2: Skin corrosion/irritation – Category 2

Eye Irrit. 2: Serious eye damage/eye irritation – Category 2

Skin Sens. 1: Skin sensitisation – Category 1

STOT SE 3: Specific target organ toxicity (single exposure) – Category 3

STOT RE 2: Specific target organ toxicity (repeated exposure) – Category 2

Asp. Tox. 1: Aspiration hazard – Category 1

Aquatic Acute 1: Hazardous to the aquatic environment - acute aquatic hazard – Category 1

Aquatic Chronic 1: Hazardous to the aquatic environment - long-term aquatic hazard – Category 1

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