MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
MSDS Name: NEWMAT Stretch Ceiling Systems
Date: January 2002
SECTION 1 – PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
Product Name: NEWMAT Stretch Ceilings, including the following trade names/product lines:
NEWMAT, NEW/ACOUSTIC, NEW/BIOPRUF, NEW/CLASSIC, NEW/GRAPHIC, NEW/LIGHT, NEW/MESH, NEW/MIRODAL, NEW/PERF
Company Identification: NEWMAT S.A.S.
22 Rue du General Dame
59482 Haubourdin / France
Contact: NEWMAT USA Ltd.
Telephone / Facsimile: (631) 261-1498 / (631) 261-1756
Website / E-mail: www.newmatusa.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
Product Type: Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) flexible membranes from calendering process secured with PVC or aluminum perimeter extrusions
Product Family: Thermoplastics
Product Use: Ceiling and wall systems for acoustical, aesthetical, water/humidity control applications
CAS No.: None
SECTION 2 – COMPOSITION / APPEARANCE
Composition: Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) flexible membranes from calendering process
Appearance: Appearance will vary depending on colors, finishes, perforations, product line, etc.
Thickness: Membranes vary from 5 mil to 8 mil
SECTION 3 – HEALTH HAZARD DATA
Membranes: There are no known irritants to skin, eyes, or respiratory tract. The mild odor when membrane is first installed is neither harmful nor toxic and dissipates within 24 hours.
Extrusions: While there are no know irritants to skin, eyes, or respiratory tract, usual cautions must be used while cutting the extrusions, including protective eyeglasses.
SECTION 4 – FIRE DATA
Flash Point/Self Ignition: ASTM D1929-96 – Flash Point: 770°F; Self Ignition: 842°F
Flame Spread: ASTM E84-98 – Varies from 5 to 35 depending on membrane
Smoke Development: ASTM E84-98 – Varies from 135 to 410 depending on membrane
Melting Point: Fisher John Method – Varies from 331°F to 372°F
Toxicity: UPitt – Upon burning, no more toxic than paper or red oak under similar burning conditions
SECTION 5 – FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES
Extinguishing Media: Use water spray or ABC dry chemical when fighting fires involving this product.
Special Procedures: None
SECTION 6 – STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stability: This product is stable.
Hazardous Polymerization: Hazardous polymerization will not occur.
SECTION 7 – DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Waste Disposal: Disposal of this product must comply with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations; no special procedures necessary.
SECTION 8 – ECOLOGICAL DATA
Recycling: As a thermoplastic, the PVC membranes and extrusions are recyclable. The aluminum extrusions are also recyclable.
SECTION 9 – OTHER INFORMATION
Disclaimer: While the information and recommendations set forth herein are believe to be accurate as of the date hereof, NEWMAT SAS and/or NEWMAT USA Ltd. make no warranty, express or implied, with respect thereto and disclaim all liability from reliance thereon.