R–410A

INDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE / PREPARATION AND THE COMPANY

Product Name Refrigerant 410A
Company Identification Refex Refrigerants Ltd – #114, Thandalam Village,Thiruporur, Kanchipuram Dt, 603 110. Tamilnadu, India.
Phone Number +91-44-27445295/27445296 + 98843 97803
Email Admin@refex.co.in

 

COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Substance / Preparation Preparation
Components / Impurities Contains the following components. 50% w/wDifluoromethane (R32) (F+R12)/50% w/w
Pentafluoroethane (R125)
EEC Nr [From EINECS]  Not applicable for preparations

 

HAZARDS INDENTIFICATION

 Hazards Indentification In high concentrations may cause asphyxiation.
Liquefied gas.

 

FIRST AID MEASURES

Inhalation In low concentrations may cause narcotic effects.Symptoms may include dizziness, headache, nausea and loss of co-ordination.
In high concentrations may cause asphyxiation.
Symptoms may include loss of mobility/consciousness.Victim may not be aware of asphyxiation. Remove victim to uncontaminated area wearing self contained breating apparatus. Keep victim warmand rested. Call a doctor.
Apply artificial respiration if breathing stopped
Skin/Eye contact In case of frostbite spray with water for at least 15 minutes. Apply a sterile dressing.Immediately flush eyes thoroughly with water for at least 15 minutes.Remove contaminated clothing. Drench affected area with water for at least 15 minutes
Obtain medical assistance.
Ingestion  Ingestion is not considered a potential route of exposure.

 

FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

Specific hazards Exposure to fire may cause containers to rupture/explode.
Non flammable.
Hazardous combustion products If involved in a fire the following toxic and/or corrosive fumes may be produced by thermal Decomposition:
Carbonyl fluoride
Carbon monoxide
Hydrogen fluoride
Suitable etinguishing media  All known extinguishants can be used.
Specific methods  If possible, stop flow of product.
Move away from the container and cool with water from a protected position.
Special protective equipment for fire fighters  Use self – contained breathing apparatus and chemically protective clothing.

 

ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal precautions Evacuate area.
Wear self – contained breathing apparatus when entering area unless atmosphere is proved to be safe.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Environmental precautions  ry to stop release.
Prevent from entering sewers, basements and workpits, or any place where its accumulation can be Dangerous.
Clean up methods Ventilate area.

 

HANDLING AND STORAGE

Handling and Storage Suck back of water into the container must be prevented.
Do not allow backfeed into the cantainer.
Use only properly specified equipment which is suitable for this product, its supply pressure and
Temperature. Contact your gas supplier if in doubt.
Refer to supplier’s container handling instructions.
Keep container below 50*C in a well ventilated place.

 

EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION

Emposure limit vaue for country  UK:Pentafluoroethane – LTEL:1000ppm
Personal protection Protect eyes,face and skin form liquid splashes.
Do not smoke while handing product.
Ensure adequate ventilation.

 

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Molecular weight 72.6
Boiling point -51.6*C
Critical temperature 72.1*C
Relative density, gas 2.5 (air=1)
Relative density, liquid 1.09 (water=1)
Vapour pressure 20*C 14.4 bar (a)
Solubility mg/I water No reliable data available
Appearance/Colour Colourless gas
Odour Ethereal
Poor warning properties at low concentrations
Other data Gas/vapour heavier than ari. May accumulate in confine space, particularly at or below ground level

 

STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Stability and reactivity Stable under normal conditions
Thermal decomposition yields toxic products which acan be corrosive in the presence of moisture.

 

TOXICOLOGICAL & INFORMATION

General Pentafluoroethane-May produce irregular heart heat and nervous symptoms.

 

 

ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

General Difluoromethane (R32)-When discharged in large quantities may contribute to the greehouse effect.
Global warning factor Pentafluoroethane (125)-When discharged in large quantites may contribute to the greehose effect.
1900 (C02=1)

 

DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

General Avoid discharge to atmosphere.
Do not discharge into any place where its accumulation could be dangerous.
Refer to supplier’s waste gas recovery programme.
Contact supplier if guidance is required.

 

TRASPORT INFORMATION

UN Nr 3163
Class/Div 2.2
ADR/RID Item Nr 2.2*A
ADR/RID Hazard Nr 20
Labeling ADR Label 2: non flammable non toxic gas
Other transport information Avoid transport on vehicle where the load space is not separated from the driver’s compartement.
Ensure vehicle driver is aware of the potgential hazards of the load and knows what to do in the
event of and accident or an emergency.
Before transportijng product containers ensure that they are finnly secured and:
– Cylinder valve is closed and not leaking .
– Valve outlet cap nut or plug (where provided) is correctly fitted.
– Valve protection device (where provided) is correctly fitted.
– there is adequate ventilation.- Compliance with applicable regulations.

 

REGULATORY INFORMATION

Number in Annex I of Dir 67/548 Not applicable for preparations
EC Classification Not classified as dangerous substance.
Labelling of cylinders – Symbols Lable 2 : non flammable non toxic gas

 

OTHER INFORMATION

Ensure all national/local regulation are observed.
Contact with liquid may cause cold burns/frost bite.
Asphyxiant in high concentrations.
Keep container in well ventilated place.
Do not brethe the gas.
The hazard of asphyxiation is often overlooked and must be streessred during operator training.
Users of Breathing apparatus must be trained.