SAFETY DATA SHEET according to Regulation 1907/2006 amended by 2020/878/EU
Product name:

Cure It Chopped Strand Mat (CSM)

Creation date: 19.7.2019 · Revision: 8.1.2021 · Version: 1

1. Identification of the substance/mixture and of the company/undertaking

1.1. Product identifier

Product name

Cure It Chopped Strand Mat (CSM)

REACH Registration number

No information.

Product code

UFI: 4P00-X05X-K002-PX3R

1.2. Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against

Relevant identified uses

Manufacture of plastics products
Out-door use
In-door use
Use at workplace
Industrial use

Uses advised against

No information.

1.3. Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet


G&B Northwest Ltd
Address: Giants Hall Farm, WN6 8RY Wigan, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)1942 518150

1.4. Emergency telephone number


+44 (0) 3301 222666 Mon-Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm

2. Hazards identification

2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture

Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 (CLP)

According to the regulation, the product is not classified as hazardous.

2.2 Label elements

2.2.1. Labelling according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 [CLP]

EUH210  Safety data sheet available on request.

2.2.2. Contains:


2.2.3. Special provisions

Special hazards are not known or expected.

2.3. Other hazards

No information.

3. Composition/information on ingredients

Product description

Fibre Glass

3.1. Substances

The product does not contain dangerous substances or ingredients, which would need to be declared on the safety data sheet.

3.2. Mixtures

For substances see 3.1.

4. First aid measures

4.1. Description of first aid measures

General notes

Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Place patient in recovery position and ensure airway patency. When in doubt or if feeling unwell seek medical assistance. Show the safety data sheet and label to the physician.

Following inhalation

Remove patient to fresh air - move out of dangerous area. If symptoms develop and persist, seek medical attention.

Following skin contact

Take off all contaminated clothing. Wash affected skin areas thoroughly with plenty of water and soap. If symptoms develop and persist, seek medical attention.

Following eye contact

Immediately flush eyes with running water, keeping eyelids apart. If irritation persists, seek professional medical attention.

Following ingestion

Do not induce vomiting! Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth thoroughly with water. In case of doubt or if feeling unwell seek medical help. Show the physician the safety data sheet or label.

4.2. Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed


Breathing dust can irritate the respiratory tract.
Coughing, sneezing, nasal discharge, labored breathing.

Skin contact

Powder can cause localised skin irritation in folds of the skin or under tight clothing.
Itching, redness, pain.

Eye contact

Dust irritates the eyes (by mechanical means).
Redness, tearing, pain.


May cause abdominal discomfort.
May cause nausea/vomiting and diarrhea.

4.3. Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

Treat symptomatically.

5. Firefighting measures

5.1. Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media

Carbon dioxide. Dry chemical powder. Water spray. Alcohol resistant foam. Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.

Unsuitable extinguishing media

Full water jet.

5.2. Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Hazardous combustion products

In case of a fire toxic gases can be generated; do not inhale gases/smoke. In the event of fire the following can be generated: carbon monoxide (CO), carbon dioxide (CO2).

5.3. Advice for firefighters

Protective actions

In case of fire or heating do not breathe fumes/vapours. No action shall be taken involving any personal risk or without suitable training. Cool containers at risk with water spray. If possible remove containers from endangered area.

Special protective equipment for firefighters

Firefighters should wear appropriate protective clothing for firefighters (including helmets, protective boots and gloves) (EN 469) and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) with a full face-piece (EN 137).


6.1. Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

6.1.1. For non-emergency personnel

Protective equipment

Use personal protective equipment (Section 8).

Emergency procedures

Ensure adequate ventilation. Prevent access to unprotected personnel. No action shall be taken involving any personal risk or without suitable training. Evacuate the danger zone. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid breathing dust.

6.1.2. For emergency responders

During intervention, use personal protective equipment (Section 8).

6.2. Environmental precautions

Do not allow product to reach water/drains/sewage systems or permeable soil. If accidental large entry into water or ground occurs, inform responsible authorities.

6.3. Methods and material for containment and cleaning up

6.3.1. For containment

Large amounts of spill: dam the spilled product.

6.3.2. For cleaning up

Vacuum or sweep up the material and place it in a designated, labeled waste container. Ventilate the premises. Prevent dusting. Prevent release into the sewer, water, basements or confined areas.

6.3.3. Other information


6.4. Reference to other sections

See also Sections 8 and 13.

7. Handling and storage

7.1. Precautions for safe handling

7.1.1. Protective measures

Measures to prevent fire

Ensure adequate ventilation.

Measures to prevent aerosol and dust generation


Measures to protect the environment

Do not discharge into drains, surface water and soil. After use immediately close container tightly.

7.1.2. Advice on general occupational hygiene

Do not eat, drink or smoke while working. Use good personal hygiene practices – wash hands at breaks and when done working with material. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothes. Remove contaminated clothes and wash them before reuse. Wear suitable protective equipment; see Section 8. Do not breathe dust.

7.2. Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

7.2.1. Technical measures and storage conditions

Keep away from food, drink and animal feeding stuffs. Keep in a cool, dry and well ventilated place.

7.2.2. Packaging materials


7.2.3. Requirements for storage rooms and vessels

Close opened containers after use. Put the containers upright to prevent from leaking.

7.2.4. Storage class


7.2.5. Further information on storage conditions


7.3. Specific end use(s)



Industrial sector specific solutions


8. Exposure controls/personal protection

8.1. Control parameters

8.1.1. Occupational exposure limit values

No information.

8.1.2. Information on monitoring procedures

BS EN 14042:2003 Title Identifier: Workplace atmospheres. Guide for the application and use of procedures for the assessment of exposure to chemical and biological agents. BS EN 482:2021 Workplace exposure. Procedures for the determination of the concentration of chemical agents. Basic performance requirements.

8.1.3. DNEL/DMEL values

No information.

8.1.4. PNEC values

No information.

8.2. Exposure controls

8.2.1. Appropriate engineering control

Substance/mixture related measures to prevent exposure during identified uses

Use good personal hygiene practices – wash hands at breaks and when done working with material. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Do not eat, drink or smoke while working. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothes. Do not breathe dust.

Organisational measures to prevent exposure

Remove all contaminated clothes immediately and wash them before reuse.

Technical measures to prevent exposure

Provide good ventilation and local exhaust in areas with increased concentration. Keep away from food, drink and animal feeding stuffs.

8.2.2. Personal protective equipment

Eye and face protection

Safety glasses with side protection (EN 166).

Hand protection

Protective gloves (EN 374). The penetration time is determined by the protective glove manufacturer and must be observed. The glove material must be impermeable and resistant to the product / the substance / the preparation. Selection of the glove material on consideration of the penetration times, rates of diffusion and the degradation. The selection of the suitable gloves does not only depend on the material, but also on further marks of quality and varies from manufacturer to manufacturer. The product is a preparation of several substances, the resistance of glove materials cannot be predicted and must therefore be checked before use. Observe the manufacturer's instructions regarding the use, storage, maintenance and replacement of gloves. In case of damage or at the first signs of wear and tear, change the gloves immediately. The exact break through time has to be found out by the manufacturer of the protective gloves and has to be observed.

Skin protection

Cotton protective clothing and shoes that cover the entire foot (EN ISO 20345:2011).

Respiratory protection

In case of high dust concentrations use a dust protection mask (EN 136:1998/AC:2003) with filter P2 (EN 143:2021).

Thermal hazards


8.2.3. Environmental exposure controls

Technical measures to prevent exposure

Do not allow product to reach drains, sewage systems or ground water.


9.1. Information on basic physical and chemical properties

- Physical state: solid
- Colour: white, off-white
- Odour: no odour

Important health, safety and environmental information

- pH No information.
- Melting point/freezing point No information.
- Initial boiling point/boiling range No information.
- Flash point No information.
- Evaporation rate No information.
- Flammability (solid, gas) No information.
- Explosion limits (vol%) No information.
- Vapour pressure No information.
- Vapour density No information.
- Density Relative density:
ca. 2,6 at 20 °C
- Solubility Water:
at 20 °C Insolubla (1013 hPa).
- Partition coefficient No information.
- Auto-ignition temperature No information.
- Decomposition temperature No information.
- Viscosity No information.
- Explosive properties No information.
- Oxidising properties No information.
- Particle characteristics No information.

9.2. Other information

- Remarks:


10.1. Reactivity

Stable under recommended transport or storage conditions.

10.2. Chemical stability

Product is stable under normal conditions of use, recommended handling and storage conditions.

10.3. Possibility of hazardous reactions


10.4. Conditions to avoid


10.5. Incompatible materials


10.6. Hazardous decomposition products

Under normal use conditions no hazardous decomposition products are expected. In case of fire/explosion vapours/gases that pose a health hazard are released. Carbon dioxide; Carbon monoxide.

11. Toxicological information

11.1. Information on hazard classes as defined in Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008

(a) Acute toxicity

Additional information: The product is not classified for acute toxicity.

(b) Skin corrosion/irritation

Additional information: The product is not classified as irritating to the skin. May cause skin irritation.

(c) Serious eye damage/irritation

Additional information: The product is not classified as an irritant to the eyes. Eye contact may cause irritation.

(d) Respiratory or skin sensitisation

Additional information: The product is not classified as sensitising.

(e) (Germ cell) mutagenicity

No information.

(f) Carcinogenicity

No information.

(g) Reproductive toxicity

No information.

Summary of evaluation of the CMR properties

The product is not classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic for reproduction.

(h) STOT-single exposure

Additional information: STOT SE (single exposure): Not classified.

(i) STOT-repeated exposure

Additional information: STOT RE (repeated exposure): Not classified.

(j) Aspiration hazard

Additional information: Aspiration hazard: Not classified.

11.2. Information on other hazards

11.2.1. Endocrine disrupting properties

No information.

11.2.2. Other information

No information.

12. Ecological information

12.1. Toxicity

12.1.1. Acute (short-term) toxicity

No information.

12.1.2. Chronic (long-term) toxicity

No information.

12.2. Persistence and degradability

12.2.1. Abiotic degradation, physical- and photo-chemical elimination

No information.

12.2.2. Biodegradation

No information.

12.3. Bioaccumulative potential

12.3.1. Partition coefficient

No information.

12.3.2. Bioconcentration factor (BCF)

No information.

12.4. Mobility in soil

12.4.1. Known or predicted distribution to environmental compartments

No information.

12.4.2. Surface tension

No information.

12.4.3. Adsorption/Desorption

No information.

12.5. Results of PBT and vPvB assessment

No evaluation.

12.6. Endocrine disrupting properties

No information.

12.7. Additional information

For product

Product is not classified as dangerous for environment.
Do not allow undiluted product or large quantities of it to reach ground water, water bodies or sewage system.

13. Disposal considerations

13.1. Waste treatment methods

13.1.1. Product / Packaging disposal

Waste chemical

Dispose the product to an authorised collector/remover of waste/company performing waste recovery. Do not allow product to reach drains/sewage systems. Dispose of in accordance with applicable waste disposal regulation.


Deliver completely emptied containers to approved waste disposal authorities. The packaging must be disposed in accordance with local or national regulations.

13.1.2. Waste treatment-relevant information


13.1.3. Sewage disposal-relevant information


13.1.4. Other disposal recommendations


14. Transport information

14.1. UN number or ID number

Not applicable.

14.2. UN proper shipping name

ADR, RID, IMDG, ADN, IATA: Not dangerous according to transport regulations.

14.3. Transport hazard class(es)

Not applicable.

14.4. Packing group

Not applicable.

14.5. Environmental hazards


14.6. Special precautions for user

Not applicable.

14.7. Maritime transport in bulk according to IMO instruments

Not applicable.

15. Regulatory information

15.1. Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture

- Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH)(including last amendment Commission Regulation (EU) 2020/878)

- Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures

15.1.1. Information according 2004/42/EC about limitation of emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOC-guideline)

Not applicable.

15.2. Chemical Safety Assessment

No Chemical Safety Assessment has been carried out for this substance/mixture by the supplier.

16. Other information

Indication of changes


Abbreviations and acronyms

ATE - Acute Toxicity Estimate
ADR - Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road
ADN - European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways
CEN - European Committee for Standardisation
C&L - Classification and Labelling
CLP - Classification Labelling Packaging Regulation; Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
CAS# - Chemical Abstracts Service number
CMR - Carcinogen, Mutagen, or Reproductive Toxicant
CSA - Chemical Safety Assessment
CSR - Chemical Safety Report
DMEL - Derived Minimal Effect Level
DNEL - Derived No Effect Level
DPD - Dangerous Preparations Directive 1999/45/EC
DSD - Dangerous Substances Directive 67/548/EEC
DU - Downstream User
EC - European Community
ECHA - European Chemicals Agency
EC-Number - EINECS and ELINCS Number (see also EINECS and ELINCS)
EEA - European Economic Area (EU + Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway)
EEC - European Economic Community
EINECS - European Inventory of Existing Commercial Substances
ELINCS - European List of notified Chemical Substances
EN - European Standard
EQS - Environmental Quality Standard
EU - European Union
Euphrac - European Phrase Catalogue
EWC - European Waste Catalogue (replaced by LoW – see below)
GES - Generic Exposure Scenario
GHS - Globally Harmonized System
IATA - International Air Transport Association
ICAO-TI - Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air
IMDG - International Maritime Dangerous Goods
IMSBC - International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes
IT - Information Technology
IUCLID - International Uniform Chemical Information Database
IUPAC - International Union for Pure Applied Chemistry
JRC - Joint Research Centre
Kow - octanol-water partition coefficient
LC50 - Lethal Concentration to 50 % of a test population
LD50 - Lethal Dose to 50% of a test population (Median Lethal Dose)
LE - Legal Entity
LoW - List of Wastes (see
LR - Lead Registrant
M/I - Manufacturer / Importer
MS - Member States
MSDS - Material Safety Data Sheet
OC - Operational Conditions
OECD - Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
OEL - Occupational Exposure Limit
OJ - Official Journal
OR - Only Representative
OSHA - European Agency for Safety and Health at work
PBT - Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic substance
PEC - Predicted Effect Concentration
PNEC(s) - Predicted No Effect Concentration(s)
PPE - Personal Protection Equipment
(Q)SAR - Qualitative Structure Activity Relationship
REACH - Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006
RID - Regulations concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail
RIP - REACH Implementation Project
RMM - Risk Management Measure
SCBA - Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus
SDS - Safety data sheet
SIEF - Substance Information Exchange Forum
SME - Small and Medium sized Enterprises
STOT - Specific Target Organ Toxicity
(STOT) RE - Repeated Exposure
(STOT) SE - Single Exposure
SVHC - Substances of Very High Concern
UN - United Nations
vPvB - Very Persistent and Very Bioaccumulative

Key literature references and sources for data

Safety data sheet, GAROFIBRE CSM EMCL 450G, Omya UK Ltd - Melton Office, revision date 24.03.2015, version 1.0.

List of relevant H phrases


  • Provided correct labelling of the product
  • Compliance with the local legislation
  • Provided correct classification of the product
  • Provided adequate transport data

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The information of this SDS is based on the present state of our knowledge and meets the requirements of EU and national laws. The user’s working conditions however, are beyond our knowledge and control. The product is not to be used for purposes other than those specified under Section 1 without a written permission. It remains the responsibility of the user to ensure that the necessary steps are taken to meet the laws and regulations. Handling of the product may only be done by people above 18 years of age, who are satisfactorily informed of how to do the work, the hazardous properties and necessary safety precautions. The information given in this SDS is to describe the product only in terms of health and safety requirements and should not, therefore, be construed as guaranteeing specific properties.