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Safety Data Sheets

Below is the health and safety information related to Flexseal and Fernco couplings.

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Flexseal and Fernco Couplings:

1. Identification of Components

  • Synthetic rubber product.

  • Surface coated in lubricant / release agent.

  • Stainless steel bands.

2. Composition

  • Couplings assembled from a wide range of components.

  • Synthetic rubber products based on generally accepted compounding principles.

  • Lubricant/release agent typically composed of >35% silicone ww, Water >50% ww, Surfactants <5% ww.

3. Hazards Identification

  • None Hazardous.

  • Slight irritation may occur through continuous prolonged contact with lubricant or rubber.

4. First Aid Measures

  • Skin contact: Wash with soap and water.

  • Eye contact: Irrigate with water.

  • Seek medical advice if persists.

5. Fire Hazards

  • Not highly flammable.

6. Accidental Release Measures

  • N/A

7. Handling and Storage (normal use)

  • When coated with silicone avoid contact with eyes.

  • Store rubber products away from direct sunlight, strong artificial light, radiation and ozone.

8. Exposure Controls/Personal Protection (normal use)

  • Hand protection can be used during handling and assembly.

9. Physical and Chemical Properties

  • N/A for general use.

10. Stability and Reactivity

  • Conditions to avoid: None known

  • Materials to avoid: Strong oxidizing agents

  • Hazardous decomposition: On burning lubricant produces carbon and silicone oxides, rubber produces dense smoke containing toxic gases.

11. Toxicology Information

  • The silicone coating may produce irritation to the eye and to a lesser extent the skin.

12. Ecological Information

  • Not known.

13. Disposal Information

  • Send to approved landfill.

14. Transport Information

  • No special requirements.

15. Regulatory Information

  • Not regulated.

16. Other Information

  • The above information is correct to the best of our knowledge at the date of issue.