Galv-etch

Pre-Paint Treatment & Cleaning Solution for Metal, Roof Tiles & Cement

 

  • Improves paint adhesion
  • Kills Moss & Fungus
  • Removes Powder Dust
  • Multi-Action
  • No Scraping or Scratching
  • Etches Metal
  • Easy Application
  • Water Based
  • Excellent Covering Ability
  • Labour Saving
  • Economical

Product Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Environmentally friendly inorganic oxidizing agent – Removes oiliness, cleans and etches surfaces for more effective and longer lasting paint adhesion. Surfaces which can be treated include galvanized metals, mild steel, all types of roof tiles. Fibre cements and fiberglass and cement surfaces. Kills and removes moss and fungi.

USES: Removal of contaminants like oiliness, powder, dust, soot etc. for use on new or old galvanized iron, mild steel, fibre cement, slippery cement, roof tiles and other cement products.

FEATURES & BENEFITS:

  • Easy to work with
  • Contains no harmful acid

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PHYSICAL FORM: Purple aqueous liquid, often with some sediment

COLOUR: Purple

BOILING RANGE: 100 – 150° C

SPECIFIC GRAVITY: 1.039 (water = 1) pH: 6.6

OTHER PROPERTIES: Decomposed by alcohol. When heated to decomposition toxic fumes of sulphur dioxide are produced

PACKAGING: 1L, 5L & 25L

TOXICITY DATA AND SAFETY INFORMATION

POISONS SCHEDULE: Contains schedule 6 chemicals in highly dilute quantities

LD 50 (ORAL-RAT): 872000ml/kg

DERMAL LD50: Not Available

SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth with water, do not induce vomiting, and give milk or water to drink. Seek medical assistance

EYES: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids

SKIN: Wash with water and soap. Stains will disappear after a few hours. Wear PVC gloves to prevent staining

STORAGE AND TRANSPORT: No special storage or transport requirements necessary. Store in a tightly closed non-metal container. Store in a cool, dry location

DISPOSAL: Excess after use need not be disposed of in any particular manner. Larger quantities must be disposed of in accordance with relevant environmental regulations at an approved waste facility

SPILLS: Hose down to dilute and remove in no particular manner. Dispose of large quantities in accordance with all applicable environmental regulations

STAINS: Stains on clothing can be removed with diluted hydrochloric acid. Rinse clothing as soon as possible

HEALTH & SAFETY: Keep paint away from children. Never smoke, drink or eat while painting. Wear protective overalls, gloves and goggles. If accidental contact with skin should occur, wash immediately with clean water. Harmful if swallowed. Do not induce vomiting. Consult your doctor. Ensure good ventilation during application and drying. Store in a cool, dry place out of the sun.

DISCLAIMER ADVICE: The information given in this Product Information Sheet is based on controlled laboratory tests and many years of experience. It is given in good faith but no guarantee of any performance characteristic is given or implied. RB10 paints cannot be held liable for consequential damage of whatsoever nature that may arise from the use of RB10 products. Paint technology is continuously being developed and RB10 Paints reserves the right to update product specifications without prior notice. Contact RB10 Paints for further details.

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