Health, Safety and Environment
Glasswool insulation keeps buildings and homes warm in winter, cool in summer and quiet all year long. It helps cut energy use which saves money and reduces pollution. And, it is environmentally friendly.
Glasswool insulation is made from natural ingredients, notably sand, and at least 30% recycled products. As part of its Health, Safety and Environmental policy, Insulation Refractory South Africa strives to operate according to the highest health, safety and environmental standards.
This includes understanding and communicating information about the health, safety and environmental impact of our products throughout their life cycles.
Over the last 50 years, researchers have extensively studied glasswool and have found that:
Insulation Refractory South Africa will continue to share new information regarding the health effects of its products with scientists, employees, regulators, customers and the public.
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
AEROLITE : CAVITYLITE : FACTORYLITE : ENERGYLITE: SNAP-ON PIPE: SOUNDLITE : FACTORYBOARD : SONIC LINER : DUCTWRAP : DUCTBOARD : ROOFLITE : ECONOLITE :
Fibre Glass wool with thermosetting phenol / formaldehyde resin
3. HAZARD IDENTIFICTION
Health effects – skin:
Health effects – ingestion
Health effects – inhalation
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Product in eye:
Product on skin:
5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Handling / storage precautions