Sandarac varnish - premixed

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Sandarac varnish - premixed

Sandarac varnish - premixed

Sandarac varnish - premixed
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Product Identifier

Sandarac varnish

Brand : Wet Plate Supplies

CAS-No. : N/A

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

Identified uses : Photographic use only

Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet

Company :

Buildingbox Ltd
Unit 15-16 Highlode Industrial Estate
PE26 2RB

Telephone : +44 (0)1487 813447
E-mail address :

Emergency telephone number

Emergency Phone # : +44 (0)1487 813447

Hazard identification

Classification of the substance or mixture

Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 [EU-GHS/CLP]

H225 Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H319 Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary statement(s)

P210 Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking
P305 + P351 + P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing 
P370 + P378 In case of fire: Use dry powder or dry sand to extinguish
P403 + P235 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.

Supplemental Hazard information (EU)



Hazardous ingredients according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008

Ethanol >50%
Methanol <1%

First aid

Description of first aid measures

General advice
Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.

In case of skin contact
Wash off with soap and plenty of water.

In case of eye contact
Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.

If inhaled
If breathed in, move person into fresh air.

If swallowed
Do NOT induce vomiting. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician

Fire fighting

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media
Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
No data available

Advice for firefighters
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.

Further information
Use water spray to cool unopened containers.


Precautions for safe handling
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Avoid inhalation of vapour or mist.
Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.
Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic charge. 

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage.

Accidental release

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Use personal protective equipment. Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation. Remove all sources of ignition. Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Beware of vapours accumulating to form explosive concentrations. Vapours can accumulate in low areas. 

Environmental precautions
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
Contain spillage, and then collect with an electrically protected vacuum cleaner or by wet-brushing and place in container for disposal according to local regulations


No data available

Chemical stability
Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Possibility of hazardous reactions
No data available

Conditions to avoid
Heat, flames and sparks.

Incompatible materials
Alkali metals, Oxidizing agents, Peroxides

Hazardous decomposition products
No data available


Information on toxicological effects (Ethanol)

Acute toxicity

LD50 Oral - Rat - 10,470 mg/kg
LC50 Inhalation - Rat - 4 h - 30,000 mg/l
LD50 Dermal - Rabbit - 15,800 mg/kg

Skin corrosion/irritation
Skin - Rabbit
Result: No skin irritation - 24 h (OECD Test Guideline 404)

Serious eye damage/eye irritation
Eyes - Rabbit
Result: Moderate eye irritation (OECD Test Guideline 405)

Respiratory or skin sensitisation
No data available

Germ cell mutagenicity
No data available

IARC: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.

Additional Information RTECS: KQ6300000 Central nervous system depression, narcosis, Damage to the heart., To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been thoroughly investigated.


The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. Buildingbox Ltd shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.

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Sandarac varnish - premixed Wet Plate Supplies is a UK based store selling a range of supplies for alternative photographic processes, namely Wetplate collodion, Cyanotype, Gum bichromate, Kallitype, Van dyke and Pt/Pd. They also offer training and studio facilities for both wetplate and other alternative processes. In this section you can find our Sandarac varnish - premixed