Spillfix Hazardous Spill Absorbents

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Acids, Alkali, Solvents, Formaldehyde, Mercury. Spillfix Hazardous Spill Absorbents can be used to effectively deal with accidental spills or the release of acids, caustics, solvents and formaldehyde at the workplace.

Convert hazardous spills into non-hazardous compounds that meet specifications for non-hazardous waste and disposal. The products can be used in laboratory environments, warehouses, production plants and shipping and receiving areas, as well as on transport trucks and emergency vehicles. The products offer improved worker safety in their application and can minimise waste produced and plant or production downtime due to hazardous spills or leaks.

ACID-  Acid spills are hazardous due to their corrosive effects to eyes, skin and mucous membranes. Prolonged exposure can cause life threatening injury. When acids combine with other chemicals the reaction products can be highly toxic.

ALKALI-  Caustic ( Alkali ) Spills are mostly corrosive to organic tissues and can result in severe skin and eye irritation or burns from direct contact. Caustic vapours may be corrosive to the respiratory system. When caustics combine with other chemicals the reaction products can be highly toxic.

SOLVENT-  Most organic solvents are either flammable or toxic or both. When a solvent is spilled it is critical to minimise vapours immediately by treating with a highly reactive absorbent to minimise the release of vapours.

FORMALDEHYDE-  Exposure to formaldehyde is hazourdous causing breathing difficulties and irritation to eyes, nose and throat. In addition, the vapours and liquid are readily absorbed through the skin.

MERCURY-  Mercury is commonplace in many industries and even households. Small amounts can pose a potential health risk. It is dangerous to humans and aminals alike. Exposure can occur by breathing vapours, by direct skin exposure, or by indigestion.

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