Handling Precautions for TENAC™
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1. Handling Precautions
Please read the "Material Safety Data Sheet" separately for handling precautions for TENAC™ before using TENAC™. The following items are important points for handling TENAC™. Please use it for safe handling of TENAC™. Please investigate the safety and compatibility with TENAC™ of pigments, additives, etc. that your company uses other than those specified by Asahi Kasei TENAC™.
(1) Precautions for safety and health
Formaldehyde is the main component of the gas generated when TENAC™ is dried, melted, or decomposed. Take care to avoid eye and skin contact and inhalation. Also, avoid direct contact with hot resin. It is necessary to install a local exhaust system and wear protective equipment (protective glasses, protective gloves, etc.) for each operation such as drying and melting.
(2) Precautions regarding combustion
TENAC™ is flammable, so handle and store it away from heat and sources of ignition. If it burns, it may generate toxic gas. Extinguishing can be done with water, foam or dry chemical.
(3) Notes on disposal
TENAC™ can be disposed of by landfilling or incineration, but when disposing of it, entrust it to an authorized industrial waste disposal company or local public body in accordance with the "Waste Disposal and Public Cleansing Law". Also, when incinerating by yourself, please use incineration equipment to comply with laws and ordinances such as the Air Pollution Control Law. Poisonous gas may be generated when incinerated.
(4) Notes on storage
It is a combustible material (synthetic resins) designated by the Fire Service Act, and should be handled in accordance with municipal ordinances. (fire extinguishing equipment, indoor storage facilities, etc.)
(5) Notes on molding
Please pay attention to the following points to avoid decomposition of the resin.・Do not allow the resin to remain in the processing machine for a long time at high temperatures.・Do not mix extrusion with strong acids, oxidizing agents, or PVC. Pellets, etc. spilled on the floor may slip under your feet and cause a fall if left unattended, so please clean and remove them immediately.
- ・Do not use TENAC™ for embedding in the body or for direct contact with bodily fluids or infusions. When using for other medical purposes, please be sure to contact us in advance.
- ・When using TENAC™ for applications that come into direct contact with food, select a grade that complies with the Polysanitary Safety Council PL (Positive List), Food Sanitation Act, and FDA. In that case, please be sure to contact us in advance.
- ・When using TENAC™, be sure to evaluate the physical properties, durability etc. of the actual product in advance.
Please be aware of industrial property rights, etc. when using this product.