Project Description

WB Steel Topcoat & Primer is a Dual purpose decorative water-based flame retardant paint finishes for use over Thermoguard Thermocoat W and primer for structural steel & cast iron.

  • Protects intumescent paint assists in the control of flamespread
  • Provides a rust-inhibiting decorative finish
  • Primes cleaned steel prior to overcoating
  • Suitable for use direct to bare, intumescent painted or sound previously painted structural steel & cast iron
  • Water based interior finish
  • Use over Thermocoat W on very well primed steel
  • Matt or Satin
  • BS & RAL colours

See Data Sheets and additional information below

2.5 & 5 litre packs



1.1. Product identifier


Product code: WM

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

Use of substance / mixture: A waterborne, Flame Retardant liquid Paint for consumer, professional and industrial use. Can be applied by brush ,roller or spray

1.3. Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet

Company name: Thermoguard Ltd
Kirkby Street
United Kingdom
Tel: 01142 768 008
Fax: 01624 825526

1.4. Emergency telephone number

Emergency tel: 01624 825 115 (office hours only)

2.1. Classification of the substance or mixture

Classification under CLP: This product has no classification under CLP.

2.2. Label elements

Label elements:

Precautionary statements:

P102: Keep out of reach of children.

P103: Read label before use.

P261: Avoid breathing dust/fumes/gas/mist/vapours/spray.

P264: Wash hands thoroughly after handling.

P270: Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.

P281: Use personal protective equipment as required.

P285: In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection.

P301+330+331: IF SWALLOWED: rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.

P302+350: IF ON SKIN: Gently wash with plenty of soap and water.

P305+351+338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

P304+340: IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing.

P314: Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell.

P404: Store in a closed container.

2.3. Other hazards

PBT: This product is not identified as a PBT/vPvB substance.

3.2. Mixtures

Hazardous ingredients:

4.1. Description of first aid measures

Skin contact: Remove all contaminated clothes and footwear immediately unless stuck to skin. Wash immediately with plenty of soap and water. In all cases of doubt or when symptons persist. Seek medical attention

Eye contact: Remove contact lenses Bathe the eye with running water for 15 minutes. Consult a doctor.

Ingestion: If unconscious and breathing is OK, place in the recovery position. Do not induce vomiting. Wash out mouth with water. Consult a doctor.

Inhalation: Remove casualty from exposure ensuring one’s own safety whilst doing so. Remove to fresh air Rinse nose and mouth with water Consult a doctor.

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

Skin contact: There may be mild irritation at the site of contact.

Eye contact: There may be irritation and redness.

Ingestion: There may be irritation of the throat.

Inhalation: gas or vapour in high concentrations may irritate the respiratory system

Delayed / immediate effects: Repeated or prolonged contact with the product may cause removal of natural oils and fats from the skin

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

Immediate / special treatment: In all cases of doubt,or when symptoms persist seek medical attention.

5.1. Extinguishing media

Extinguishing media: Suitable extinguishing media for the surrounding fire should be used. Use water spray to cool containers.

5.2. Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Exposure hazards: In combustion emits toxic fumes.

5.3. Advice for fire-fighters

Advice for fire-fighters: Wear protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes. Do not allow run off to enter watercourses or drains

6.1. Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Personal precautions: Refer to section 8 of SDS for personal protection details. Turn leaking containers leakside up to prevent the escape of liquid.

6.2. Environmental precautions

Environmental precautions: Do not discharge into drains or rivers. Contain the spillage using bunding.

6.3. Methods and material for containment and cleaning up

Clean-up procedures: Absorb into dry earth or sand. Transfer to a closable, labelled salvage container for disposal by an appropriate method.

6.4. Reference to other sections

Reference to other sections: Refer to section 8 of SDS.

7.1. Precautions for safe handling

Handling requirements: Ensure there is sufficient ventilation of the area. Avoid skin and eye contact Wear protective gloves,eye and face protection Do not allow to enter drains or watercourses. Always wash your hands before eating, smoking or using the toilet.

7.2. Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Storage conditions: Store in a cool, well ventilated area. store between 5 and 30oC in a dry well ventilated area Keep container tightly closed. observe label precautions Keep out of reach of children

Suitable packaging: Must only be kept in original packaging.

7.3. Specific end use(s)

Specific end use(s): The identified uses for this product are detailed in Section 1.2

8.1. Control parameters

Hazardous ingredients:


DNEL / PNEC No data available.

8.2. Exposure controls

Engineering measures: Ensure there is sufficient ventilation of the area. Avoid inhalation of vapours Observe any occupationalexposure limits for the product

Respiratory protection: in case of insufficient ventilation suitable respiratory equipment should be used. Respiratory protection must be used if the general level exceeds the recommended occupational exposure limit If spraying respiratory protection will be required

Hand protection: Protective gloves. the instructions and information provided by the glove manufacturer on use storage maintenance and replacement must be followed

Eye protection: Safety glasses. manufactured and tested to EN 166and designed to protect against splashes Ensure eye bath is to hand.

Skin protection: Protective clothing.

9.1. Information on basic physical and chemical properties

State: Liquid
Colour: Various
Odour: Characteristic odour
Solubility in water: Miscible in all proportions
Relative density: 1.25-1.40
VOC g/l: 60g/l

9.2. Other information

Other information: VOC Content:EU limit for this product (cat A/i) is 140 g/l

10.1. Reactivity

Reactivity: Stable under recommended transport or storage conditions.

10.2. Chemical stability

Chemical stability: Stable under normal conditions.

10.3. Possibility of hazardous reactions

Hazardous reactions: Hazardous reactions will not occur under normal transport or storage conditions.

Decomposition may occur on exposure to conditions or materials listed below.

10.4. Conditions to avoid

Conditions to avoid: Heat.

10.5. Incompatible materials

Materials to avoid: Strong oxidising agents. Strong acids.

10.6. Hazardous decomposition products

Haz. decomp. products: In combustion emits toxic fumes.

11.1. Information on toxicological effects

Hazardous ingredients:

Toxicity values: No data available.

Symptoms / routes of exposure

Skin contact: There may be mild irritation at the site of contact.

Eye contact: There may be irritation and redness.

Ingestion: There may be irritation of the throat.

Inhalation: gas or vapour in high concentrations may irritate the respiratory system

Delayed / immediate effects: Repeated or prolonged contact with the product may cause removal of natural oils and fats from the skin

Other information: Repeated or Prolonged contact with the product may lead to the removal of natural fats from the skin, resulting non allergic contact dermatitis and absorption through the skin.

In all cases of doubt or where symptons persist obtain medical attention.

12.1. Toxicity

Ecotoxicity values: No data available.

12.2. Persistence and degradability

Persistence and degradability: Biodegradable.

12.3. Bioaccumulative potential

Bioaccumulative potential: No bioaccumulation potential.

12.4. Mobility in soil

Mobility: Readily absorbed into soil.

12.5. Results of PBT and vPvB assessment

PBT identification: This product is not identified as a PBT/vPvB substance.

12.6. Other adverse effects

Other adverse effects: Negligible ecotoxicity.

13.1. Waste treatment methods

Disposal operations: Dispose of waste and residues according to local authority requirements Do not allow runoff to sewer,waterway or soil

Recovery operations: not determined

Waste code number: 08 01 14

Disposal of packaging: Drained and rigorously scraped out empty containers are controlled wastes and should be disposed of according with the regulations made under the Control of Pollution Act and Enviromental Protection Act

NB: The user’s attention is drawn to the possible existence of regional or national regulations regarding disposal.

Transport class: This product does not require a classification for transport.

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

Specific regulations: This product is subject to classification under the VOC Product Regulations SI 2006 No 2773 The provisions of the Health and Safety at Work Act and the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations apply to this product regulation(EC) No 1907/2006 of the European parliament and the council of 18 December 2006 concerning the Registration,Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of Chemicals (REACH) The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (S.I 2002 No2677 ) with amendments Safety Data sheets for substances and Preparations.Classification and labelling of substances and Preparations dangerous for Supply. workplace Exposure Limits EH 40 .Chip for Everyone HSG (108).

15.2. Chemical Safety Assessment

Chemical safety assessment: A chemical safety assessment has not been carried out for the substance or the mixture by the supplier.

Other information

Other information: This safety data sheet is prepared in accordance with Commission Regulation (EU) No 2015/830.

This safety data sheet is prepared in accordance with Commission Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008.

Issued in accordance with Annex II to Reach, as amended by Commision Regulation (EU) No 453/2010 Update for CLP Labelling

* indicates text in the SDS which has changed since the last revision.

Phrases used in s.2 and s.3:

H302: Harmful if swallowed.

H312: Harmful in contact with skin.

H315: Causes skin irritation.

H319: Causes serious eye irritation.

H332: Harmful if inhaled.

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.