Health & Safety

A full product safety data sheet can be downloaded below; In summary Saniblanc® D can be defined as

Product name: SANIBLANC® D
Other Names: Quicklime, Calcium Oxide, Burnt Lime.

Lhoist UK Limited
Hindlow, Buxton
SK17 0EL
Telephone: 00 44 (0)1298 768666

In an Emergency: Dial 999
For specialist advice (transport emergency)
Tel: 00 44 (0)1298 768664

Composition/Information on Ingredients

Calcium Oxide CaO>97%. Small quantities of calcium carbonate, silica and oxides of magnesium, aluminium and iron and other trace elements.

Hazardous Ingredient – Calcium Oxide,
R38, R41. See detail under section15.
CAS No:- 1305-78-8
EINECS No:- 215-138-9
UN No:- 1910

Hazard Identification

Irritating to skin and eyes. Can cause burns in the presence of moisture. Risk of serious damage to eyes. Generates heat in the presence of water. It is advisable to ensure that eyewash facilities are available when Quicklime is handled.

First Aid Measures

Emergency First Aid Procedures

Skin – An irritant; may cause burns in the presence of moisture. Wash affected area immediately with plenty of water for at least 20 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing.

Eyes – Irrigate immediately with water for at least 20 minutes. Causes painful irritation and may cause serious eye damage.


Irrigate nose and throat with water for at least 20 minutes. Irritating to the respiratory tract. May cause inflammation of the respiratory tract. Remove from exposure and keep warm and at rest. It is advisable to seek medical attention.

Unlikely to cause any reactions. Larger doses may irritate gastrointestinal tract. Do not induce vomiting. Wash mouth with water and drink copious quantities of water. Seek medical advice if necessary

Product Safety Data Sheet Pdf 56KB

Recommended Protective Equipment

Protective equipment must be worn whilst handling or applying Saniblanc D, these must include:

  • dust mask,
  • nitrile impregnated gloves,
  • tight fitting goggles with side shields or wide vision full goggles,
  • clothing fully covering skin with close fittings at openings
  • Footwear resistant to caustics and avoiding dust penetration.