Product name :                                           Fluidar 100


Synonyms :                                                 Trisol A, Shellsol A100, Tagsol A


Product use :                                              Solvent


                  Company                                                     Rolfes Chemicals

                                    A Division of Rolfes Group of Companies

                                    Cnr Brammer and Strachan, Industries East


                  Information (Product safety)                Telephone: +27 11 873 0157 Fax: +27 11 8738480

                  Emergency telephone                             South Africa +27 (0)86 044 44 11 (HAZCALL 24)





Chemical name



Symbol Codes

R-Phrase Numbers

Light Aromatic Petroleum



> 95.00

F, Xn, N

R10, R65, R66, R67,


Medium Aliphatic Petroleum




< 2.00



R10, R65




< 0.10

F, T

R11, R45, R48/23/24/25


See Section 15 for European Label Information.

See Section 8 for Exposure Limits (if applicable).




Emergency response data :                    Colourless Liquid. Flammable. DOT ERG No. : 128


Potential health effects

                  Inhalation :                                 Respiratory irritation, dizziness, nausea and loss of consciousness.


                  Skin :                                            Prolonged repeated skin contact with low viscosity materials may defat

                                                                        the skin resulting in possible irritation and dermatitis.


                  Ingestion :                                   Low viscosity material if swallowed may enter the lungs and cause lung



See Section 11 for further health effects/toxicological data.





                  Inhalation :                                                   Remove from further exposure. If respiratory irritation, dizziness,

                                                                                          nausea, or unconsciousness occurs, seek immediate medical assistance.

                                                                                          If breathing has stopped, assist ventilation with mechanical device or use

                                                                                          mouth-to-mouth resuscitation with a mouthpiece.


                  Skin contact :                                                Wash contact areas with soap and water. Remove contaminated

                                                                                          clothing. Dry wipe exposed skin and cleanse with hand cleaner, soap

                                                                                          and water. Launder contaminated clothing before reuse. (See Section

                                                                                          16 - Injection Injury)


                  Eye contact :                                                 Flush thoroughly with water. If irritation occurs call a doctor.


                  Ingestion :                                                     Seek immediate medical attention. Do not induce vomiting.


                  Note to doctors :                                          Material if aspirated into the lungs may cause chemical pneumonitis.

                                                                                          Treat appropriately.




Extinguishing media :                                Carbon dioxide, foam, dry chemical and water fog.


Special fire fighting:                                   Water spray should only be used to keep fire-exposed containers cool,

procedure                                                    flush spills away from exposures, disperse vapours and protect personnel

                                                                        attempting to stop leak. Prevent runoff from fire control or dilution from

                                                                        entering streams, municipal sewers, or drinking water supply.


Special protective:                                      For fires in enclosed areas, fire fighters must use Self-Contained

equipment for firefighters                         Breathing Apparatus.


Unusual fire and explosive:                     Flammable.



Products of decomposition :                    Fumes, smoke and carbon monoxide.

Flash Point :                                                 > 40 °C (ASTM D-56)

Upper Explosion Limit :                             6.0 %(V)

Lower Eplosion Limit :                               0.8 %(V)

NFPA Hazard Id :                                        Health: 0; Flammability: 2; Reactivity: 0




Procedure if material is:                                              Report spills/releases as required to appropriate authorities.

released or spilled


Methods for cleaning up :                                          Absorb on fire-retardant treated sawdust, diatomaceous earth, etc.

                                                                                          Shovel up with spark-resistant utensils for later disposal at an approved

                                                                                          facility, in accordance with current laws and regulations.


Personal precautions :                                                See Section 8.


Environmental precautions :                                                       Prevent spills from entering municipal sewers or drains and contact with





Safe handling advice :                              Avoid prolonged repeated skin contact.

Storage information :                                 Store away from all ignition sources in a cool, well ventilated area. This

                                                                        product is a static accumulator, therefore, all storage containers should

                                                                        be grounded and bonded. Drums should also be equipped with

                                                                        self-closing valves, pressure vacuum bungs and flame arresters.




Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs)








Light Aromatic

Petroleum Solvent






100 ppm




LTEL:                                           Long Term Exposure Limits - Time Weight Average (TWA) over 8 hours.

STEL:                                           Short Term Exposure Limits - Time Weight Average (TWA) over 15 Minutes

Note: Limits Shown for guidance only. Follow applicable regulations.


Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)

                  Engineering controls :             Use in well ventilated area. Explosive-proof ventilation equipment with

                                                                        local exhaust is desirable.


                  Respiratory protection :          Approved respiratory equipment must be used when airborne

                                                                        concentrations are unknown or exceed the recommended exposure limit.

                                                                        Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus may be required for use in confined

                                                                        or enclosed spaces.


Eye protection :                                           Normal industrial eye protection practices should be employed.


Skin and body protection :                       If prolonged or repeated skin contact is likely wear solvent-resistant

                                                                        gloves and clothing. Good personal hygiene practices should always be





Appearance :                                               Liquid.

Colour :                                                         Colourless

Odour :                                                          Aromatic

Solubility :                                                     Immiscible

Boiling point/range :                                  > 154 °C

Flash Point :                                                 > 40 °C (ASTM D-56)

Vapour pressure :                                      < 20 hPa

Density :                                                        0.8700 g/cm3 @ 20 °C (ASTM D-4052)

Viscosity, kinematic :                                  < 7.5 mm2/s @ 40 °C (ASTM D-445)




Stability :                                                        Stable

Conditions to avoid :                                  Heat, sparks, flame and build up of static electricity.

Materials to avoid :                                                       Strong oxidizers.

Hazardous decomposition:                     Fumes, smoke and carbon monoxide.





Acute oral toxicity :                                      (Rats): Practically non-toxic (LD50: Greater than 2000 mg/kg). Based

                                                                        on testing of similar products and/or components.


Acute inhalation toxicity :                          (Rats): Practically non-toxic (LC50: greater than 5mg/l). Based on

                                                                        testing of similar products and/or the components.


Acute dermal toxicity :                                (Rabbits): Practically non-toxic (LD50: greater than 2000 mg/kg).

                                                                        Based on testing of similar products and/or the components.


Skin irritation :                                              (Rabbits): Practically non-irritating. (Primary Irritation Index: greater

                                                                        than 0.5 but less than 3). Based on testing of similar products and/or

                                                                        the components.


Eye irritation :                                               (Rabbits): Practically non-irritating. (Draize score: greater than 6 but

                                                                        15 or less). Based on testing of similar products and/or the components.


Repeated dose toxicity :                           Certain straight-run middle distillates have been found to produce skin

                                                                        tumors in laboratory mouse skin-painting tests, but these have usually

                                                                        been associated with a high level of skin irritation. Laboratory tests have

                                                                        indicated that the irritation can produce tumours. Therefore, if the

                                                                        precautions outlined in this MSDS are followed to minimize repeated or

                                                                        prolonged skin contact which could cause irritation, these oils should

                                                                        pose no carcinogenic hazard to humans. Animal studies with similar

                                                                        materials by inhalation for 12 months showed no significant neurotoxic,

                                                                        blood, kidney or other effects. Prolonged repeated skin contact with low

                                                                        viscosity materials may defat the skin resulting in possible irritation and



Mutagenicity :                                              Negative in a series of genetic assays and teratological studies.




Elimination information (persistence and degradability)

                  Biodegradability :                     Not established.

                  Physico-chemical:                    Not established.


                  Bioaccumulation :                     Not established.


Ecotoxicity effects

                  Toxicity to fish :                          (Juvenile rainbow trout) LC/EC50: 1 - 10ppm


Further information on ecology

                  Remarks :                                   Toxic to fish, aquatic organisms and wildlife. Do not discharge into lakes,

                                                                        streams, ponds and ground water supply.




Waste disposal :                                         Product is suitable for burning in an enclosed, controlled burner for fuel

                                                                        value or disposal by supervised incineration. Such burning may be

                                                                        limited pursuant to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. In

                                                                        addition, the product is suitable for processing by an approved recycling

                                                                        facility or can be disposed of at any government approved waste disposal

                                                                        facility. Use of these methods is subject to user compliance with

                                                                        applicable laws and regulations and considerations of product

                                                                        characteristics at time of disposal.


Contaminated packaging :                      Empty containers retain residue (liquid and/or vapour) and can be

                                                                        dangerous. DO NOT PRESSURIZE, CUT, WELD, BRAZE, SOLDER,                                                         DRILL, GRIND OR EXPOSE SUCH CONTAINERS TO HEAT, FLAME,                                                                  SPARKS, STATIC ELECTRICITY, OR OTHER SOURCES OF IGNITION;                                                                      THEY MAY EXPLODE AND CAUSE INJURY OR DEATH. Do not attempt                                                              to refill or clean container since residue is difficult to remove. Empty drums                                                           should be completely drained, properly bunged and promptly returned to a                                                        drum reconditioner. All containers should be disposed of in an                                                                            environmentally safe manner and in accordance with governmental                                                                                        regulations. Other regulations : Disposal of unused product may be subject                                                         to RCRA regulations (40 CFR 261). Disposal of the used product may also                                                          be regulated due to ignitability, corrosivity, reactivity, or toxicity as                                                                            determined by the Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure (TCLP).


Flash Point :                                                 > 40 °C (ASTM D-56)





Proper shipping name :                            Flammable Liquids, (n.o.s. CONTAIN PETROLEUM DISTILLATES)

UN number :                                                1268

Class :                                                            3

Letter :                                                           F

Packing group :                                           III

Labelling number :                                                      3



Proper shipping name :                            Flammable Liquids, (n.o.s. CONTAIN PETROLEUM DISTILLATES)

UN number :                                                1268

Class :                                                            3

Letter :                                                           F

Packing group :                                           III

Labelling number :                                                      3



Proper shipping name :                            Flammable Liquids, (n.o.s. CONTAIN PETROLEUM DISTILLATES)

UN number :                                                1268

Class :                                                            3

Letter :                                                           F

Packing group :                                           III

Labelling number :                                                      3



Proper shipping name :                            Flammable Liquids, (n.o.s. CONTAIN PETROLEUM DISTILLATES)

UN number :                                                1268

Class :                                                            3

Letter :                                                           F

Packing group :                                           III

Labelling number :                                                      3

Marine pollutant :                                       Marine pollutant


Medical First Aid Guide:                            311

(MFAG) table


Emergency Schedule (EmS) :                 3-07



IMDG code page number :                      3375


Static Accumulator (50:                             Yes

picosiemens or less)




US OSHA Hazard:                                       Product assessed in accordance with OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1200 and

Communication Standard                        determined to be hazardous.


Governmental Inventory:                          All components comply with TSCA, EINECS/ELINCS, AICS, METI, DSL,

Status                                                             KECI, ENCS, PICCS and IECSC


EU Labelling :                                              Product is dangerous as defined by the European Union Dangerous

                                                                        Substances/Preparations Directives.


Symbols :                                                      F, N

                                                                        Flammable, Dangerous for the environment


R-Phrase(s) :                                               R10, R20/22, R51/53

                                                                        Flammable., Harmful by inhalation and if swallowed., Toxic to aquatic

                                                                        organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic                                                                                                  environment.


S-phrase(s) :                                                S24, S62

                                                                        Avoid contact with the skin., If swallowed, do not induce vomiting: seek

                                                                        medical advice immediately and show this container or label.

Note :                                                             Contains Low Viscosity Oil.



U.S. Superfund:                                           This product contains no "EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES".

Amendments and

Reauthorization Act SARA

Title III


SARA (311/312) Reportable:                                    Fire Chronic

Hazard Categories


SARA (313) Toxic Release:                     Benzene (71-43-2) - Conc < 0.1 %.



The following product ingredients are cited on the lists below


Chemical name


Concentration [%]

List Citations

Light Aromatic Petroleum Solvent


> 95.00

18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 25

Medium Aliphatic Petroleum




< 2.00

18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 25




< 0.10

1, 2, 4, 6, 9, 10, 16, 17, 18,

19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26




Regulatory List Searched

1 = ACGIH ALL        6 = IARC 1                11 = TSCA 4             17 = CA P65             22 = MI 293

2 = ACGIH A1           7 = IARC 2A              12 = TSCA 5a2        18 = CA RTK            23 = MN RTK

3 = ACGIH A2           8 = IARC 2B              13 = TSCA 5e          19 = FL RTK             24 = NJ RTK

4 = NTP CARC         9 = OSHA CARC      14 = TSCA 6             20 = IL RTK              25 = PA RTK

5 = NTP SUS            10 = OSHA Z            15 = TSCA 12b        21 = LA RTK             26 = RI RTK


Code Key: CARC = Carcinogen; SUS = Suspected Carcinogen





                  Note:                          Rolfes Chemicals products do not contain PCBs.


Health studies have shown that many hydrocarbons pose potential human health risks which may vary from

person to person. Information provided on this MSDS reflects intended use. This product should not be used

for any other applications. In any case, the following advice should be considered:


INJECTION INJURY WARNING: If product is injected into or under the skin, or into any part of the body,

regardless of the appearance of the wound or its size, the individual should be evaluated immediately by a

doctor as a surgical emergency. Even though initial symptoms from high pressure injection may be minimal or

absent, early surgical treatment within the first few hours may significantly reduce the ultimate extent of



Contains Low Viscosity Oil.




SAFETY: Keep away from heat and flame. Avoid prolonged or repeated overexposure by skin contact or

inhalation. Use with adequate ventilation. Keep container closed. Keep out of reach of children.


FIRST AID: If swallowed, call a doctor immediately. Only induce vomiting at the instruction of a doctor.

Never induce vomiting or give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If inhaled, remove to fresh air.

If not breathing, give artificial respiration, preferably mouth-to-mouth. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.

Call a doctor immediately. In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and plenty of water. Remove

contaminated clothing. Call a doctor if symptoms occur. Wash clothing before reuse.

For industrial use only. Not intended or suitable for use in or around a household or dwelling.

Empty container may contain product residue, including flammable or explosive vapours. Do not cut,

puncture, or weld on or near container. All label warnings and precautions must be observed until container

has been thoroughly cleaned or destroyed.



Information given herein is offered in good faith as accurate, but without guarantee. Conditions of use and

suitability of the product for particular uses are beyond our control; all risks of use of the product are therefore

assumed by the user and we expressly disclaim all warranties of every kind and nature, including warranties of

merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose in respect to the use or suitability of the product. Nothing

is intended as a recommendation for uses which infringe valid patents or as extending license under valid

patents. Appropriate warnings and safe handling procedures should be provided to handlers and users.