Thinners Basecoat

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  1. Identification of the substance/preparation and of the company/undertaking Trade name Basecoat Thinners 
  2. Composition/information on ingredients


Contents: 40.00 – 60.00 %W/W  

CAS-No. 1330-20-7 Index-No. EC-No.  

Symbol(s) Xn R-phrase(s) -R10 -R20/21 -R38 

n-butyl acetate 

Contents: 40.00 – 60.00 %W/W 

CAS-No. 123-86-4 Index-No. EC-No. 204-658-1  Symbol(s) F, Xn R-phrase(s) -R10 -R66 -R67 

For the full text of the R phrases mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.  

  1. Thinners Basecoat – Hazards identification

Identification of the risks  

R11 Highly flammable.  

R20/21 Harmful by inhalation and in contact with skin.  R38 Irritating to skin.  

R66 Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.  R67 Vapours may cause drowsiness and dizziness.  

  1. First aid measures

General advice Call a physician immediately.  

Inhalation Move to fresh air in case of accidental inhalation of vapours. If  breathing is irregular or stopped, administer artificial  

respiration. Monitor breathing, seek medical advice  


Skin contact Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15  minutes. Call a physician immediately.  

Eye contact Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids,  for at least 15 minutes. Remove contact lenses. Call a  

physician immediately. 


Material Safety Data Sheet  Basecoat Thinners 

Ingestion If swallowed, seek medical advice immediately and show this  container or label. Prevent vomiting if possible. If a person  

vomits when lying on his back, place him in the recovery  

position. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious  


  1. Thinners Basecoat – Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing Foam, Dry powder  


Specific hazards during Flash back possible over considerable distance.  fire fighting  

Special protective Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit.  equipment for firefighters  

Further information Cool containers / tanks with water spray.  


  1. Accidental release measures

Personal precautions Keep people away from and upwind of spill/leak. Remove all  sources of ignition. Do not breathe vapours or spray mist.  

Environmental Prevent product from entering drains. Prevent further leakage  precautions or spillage if safe to do so.  

Methods for cleaning up Soak up with inert absorbent material and dispose of as  hazardous waste.  

Additional advice Never return spills in original containers for re-use.  


  1. Thinners Basecoat = Handling and storage 


Safe handling advice Avoid inhalation of vapour or mist. Provide sufficient air  exchange and/or exhaust in work rooms. Wear personal  

protective equipment.  

Advice on protection Keep away from heat and sources of ignition. Use only  against fire and explosion explosion-proof equipment.  

Storage Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated  Requirements for storage place 

areas and containers  


  1. Exposure controls / personal protection

Components with workplace control parameters  


Material Safety Data Sheet  Basecoat Thinners 


Components CAS-No. Source TWA Value Notations 

Xylene 1330-20-7 ACGIH TLV OSHA PEL 


434 mg/m3 651 mg/m3  435 mg/m3  655 mg/m3 

100 ppm 150 ppm  100 ppm  150 ppm 

A4; BEI 




123-86-4  ACGIH  




710 mg/m3  

950 mg/m3

150 ppm  

200 ppm


Engineering measures  

Provide sufficient air exchange and/or exhaust in work rooms.  

Personal protective equipment  

Respiratory protection Respirator with a vapour filter (EN 141)  

Hand protection Solvent-resistant gloves  

Eye protection Safety glasses with side-shields  

Skin and body protection protective suit, Safety shoes  

Hygiene measures Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the  product.  

Protective measures Wear suitable protective equipment.  


  1. Thinners Basecoat – Physical and chemical properties

Form liquid  

Colour colourless  

pH not applicable  

pourpoint < -80 °C 

Boiling point/range 126 – 139 °C 

Flash point 27 °C; ASTM D 93; closed cup 

Autoignition temperature <400 °C 

Lower explosion limit 1.2 %(V) 

Upper explosion limit 7.5 %(V) 

Vapour pressure 50 hPa; 20 °C 

Density 0.874 g/cm3; 20 °C 

Water solubility immiscible, insoluble 

Viscosity, dynamic 0.73 mPa.s 

Viscosity, kinematic no data available 

Relative vapour density 4.0 


  1. Stability and reactivity

Materials to avoid Oxidizing agents, Strong acids, Strong bases  

Hazardous Carbon oxides  

decomposition products  


  1. Thinners Basecoat – Toxicological information

Material Safety Data Sheet  Basecoat Thinners 

Acute oral toxicity n-Butyl Acetate: 

LD50 rat: 10,760 mg/kg; literature value 


LD50 rat: 4,300 mg/kg; literature value  


LD50 mouse: 2,119 mg/kg; literature value  

Acute inhalation toxicity n-Butyl Acetate: 

LC0 rat: 23.4 mg/l; 


LC50 rat: 50,000 mg/l; literature value; 4 h  

Acute dermal toxicity n-Butyl Acetate: 

LD50 rabbit: 14,112 mg/kg; OECD 02 


LD50 rabbit: > 17,000 mg/kg; literature value  

  1. Ecological information

Ecotoxicity effects  

Toxicity to fish n-Butyl Acetate: 

LC50 Pimephales promelas: 18 mg/l; 96 h; OECD 203 

n-Butyl Acetate: 

EC50 Desmodesmus subspicatus: 647.7 mg/l; 72 h; growth rate 


LC50 Salmo gairdneri: 13.5 mg/l; 96 h; literature value  


Pimephales promelas: 42 mg/l; 96 h; literature value  

Toxicity to daphnia and n-Butyl Acetate: 

other aquatic EC50 Daphnia magna: 44 mg/l; 48 h; literature value. invertebrates  


  1. Thinners Basecoat – Disposal considerations

Product Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.  Contaminated packaging Store containers and offer for recycling of material when in  accordance with the local regulations.  



ADR UN-No.: 1307; Class: 3; Packaging group: II; F; Description of  the goods: XYLENES.  


RID UN-No.: 1307; Class: 3; Packaging group: II; F; Description of 

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Material Safety Data Sheet  Basecoat Thinners 

the goods: XYLENES.  


ADNR UN-No.: 1307; Class: 3; Packaging group: II; F; Description of  the goods: XYLENES.  


IMDG UN-No.: 1307; Class: 3; EmS: F-E, S-D; Packaging group: II;  Description of the goods: XYLENES.  


ICAO/IATA UN-No.: 1307; Class: 3; Packaging group: II; Description of the  goods: xylenes.  


  1. Regulatory information


Regulatory base 1999/45/EC  

Symbol(s) F: Flammable  

Xn: Harmful  

R-phrase(s) R10: Flammable.  

R20/21: Harmful by inhalation and in contact with skin.  

R38: Irritating to skin.  

R66: Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.  

R67: Vapours may cause drowsiness and dizziness.  

S-phrase(s) S 3/7: Keep container tightly closed in a cool place.S 9: Keep container in  a well-ventilated place.  

S16: Keep away from sources of ignition – No smoking.  

S23: Do not breathe gas/fumes/vapour/spray.  

S25: Avoid contact with eyes.  

S33: Take precautionary measures against static discharges.  

S36/37: Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves.  

S62: If swallowed, do not induce vomiting: seek medical advice  

immediately and show this container or label. 



The information stated above is considered to be correct, but does not claim to be inclusive and shall only be used as a guideline. The information provided by this document is confirmed by our continuous updating of knowledge and adheres to the products appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the product’s
properties. RLS Chemicals and its Associates shall not be held accountable for any damage’s consequent of handling the above product.


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