Material Safety Data Sheet (c.o.s.h)

Fire retardant fabric spray, fire treatment and flame retardant treat all those fabrics, TECHNICAL DATA SHEET, upholstery, MSDS, This is the C.O.S.H sheet information for the Firecheck fire retardant spray to BS5852 and BS5867, infact anything that can absorb this chemical can be Flame Proofed.

Fire Retardant Fabric Spray


Identification of Substance/Preparation & Company


CAS Registry No: Not applicable to mixture

Application: Flame retardant spray for natural and synthetic materials.



Composition: Aqueous solution of Urea, Phosphate, Sulphite and Bromide.

Appearance: Clear solution with detergent smell


Health Hazard Data

Dangers to Health: The product is harmless, although contact with eyes or skin (when wet) may cause irritation.


Emergency and First Aid Procedures

Ingestion: If conscious, wash the mouth out with water. Do not induce vomiting. If conscious, give one pint of water to drink immediately. If irritation develops or persists seek medical attention.

Skin: Wash with soap and water

Eyes: Flush with water for at least 10 minutes.

Inhalation: Not applicable under normal conditions of use. Remove casualty from exposure ensuring ones own safety whilst doing so. If unconscious, check for breathing and apply artificial respiration if necessary. If symptoms develop seek medical attention.


Fire AND Explosion Hazard

Flash Point: N/A

Flammable Limits: N/A

Extinguishing Media: N/A

Special Fire Fighting Procedures: None

Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: None Known

Special Fire Fighting Procedures: None


Steps to be taken in case of release or spill

1. Contain by diking spill area, absorb with common absorbent.

2. Place in suitable containers for disposal in accordance with Local Authority regulations.

3. After clean up, wash down with water drain.


Handling and Storage

Safe Handling: Wear suitable protective clothing. Ensure there is sufficient ventilation of the area. Avoid the formation or spread of mists in the air. Avoid contact with the material.

Storage Temp: +1oc to 30oc

Suitable packaging: Plastic. Plastic-lined.


Special protection information

Respiratory Protection: If sprayed as mist, use a respirator. Protective Gloves Rubber Eye Protection: Safety goggles. Ensure eye bath is to hand. TWA (8 hr exposure limit): See Section 16. STEL (15 min exposure limit): See Section 16. Smoking or eating should not be allowed in the work area. Do not take internally.


Physical Data

Solubility in water: 1 to any amount of water

Specific Gravity :( H2O? 1): 1.17pH 5.5 to 6.5

Percent Solids by weight: 18.5

Evaporation rate: Water



Stability: Stable

Storage: Temp: +1oc to 30Oc

Shelf Life: Unlimited

Hazardous Decomposition Products: HBr and Br2 given off at high temperatures

Container: Plastic

Materials to avoid: Acids. Bases. Oxidising agents.


Toxicological Information

Effects of exposure: Watering of the eyes. High concentrations of mist will irritate respiratory tract, Diarrhoea.

Routes of exposure: Oral: Low order of acute toxicity. May cause mild irritation to eyes and skin. No known teragenic effects.

Ingredient 2:AMMONIUM SULPHATE ORL RAT LD50 300mg/kg

Ingredient 3:AMMONIUM BROMIDE IPR GPG LD50 535mg/kg, IPR MUS LD50 559mg/kg, ORL MUS LD50 2860mg/kg, ORL RAT LD50 2700mg/kg

Ingredient 4: UREA, ORL RAT LD50 > 50g/kg, ORL RBT LD50 > 3.2g/kg


Ecological Information

Mobility: Soluble in water. Non-volatile

Persistence and degradability: There is no data available at present. Bio accumulative potential: There is no data available at present.

Other adverse effects: There is no data available at present. Not expected to cause significant environmental impact. Do not allow to enter the watercourse or soils. Spillage in sewers or waterways must be avoided.


Disposal Considerations

Waste disposal: Do not wash into drains. Do not mix with other waste chemicals. Dispose of in accordance with local and national regulations and guidelines. Disposal of packaging: Contaminated containers must not be treated as household waste. Where practical, containers and packaging should be recycled by a licensed contractor. NB: The user’s attention is drawn to the possible existence of regional or national regulations regarding disposal.


Transport Information

No special precautions for transport.


Regulatory Information

Hazard symbols: No significant hazard

Risk phrases: None recommended.

Safety phrases: None recommended.

Note: The regulatory information given above only indicates the principal regulations specifically applicable to the product described in the safety data sheet. The user’s attention is drawn to the possible existence of additional provisions which complete these regulations. Refer to all applicable national, international and local regulations or provisions.


Additional Information

Additional Information: There are no levels set for this product thus normal standards of industrial hygiene should be observed. Risk phrases used in s.2: None recommended.

R22: Harmful if swallowed.

R36/37/38: Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.

R36/38: Irritating to eyes and skin

Legal Disclaimer

The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. This company shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.

Further Information

For more information contact:
132 Saltley Road
B7 4TH
Tel: 0121 359 2349
Fax: 0121 359 7784