cure for skydrol

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cure for skydrol

Postby fnp90 » 24 Feb 2009, 16:28

hi all,

today, a apprentice from Hyderabad accidentally spilled skydrol on his face.
as far as i know, skydrol will cause skin irritating and burn sensation. regarding his
situation, i saw his face kinda red (although his skin black) and nose fluid + saliva
continuously dripping. since we are not ready for this situation, he just wash his face with plenty of water (use eyes wash basin). have any of all of you face this situation before? actually is there any cure for this kind of accident?

thanks & regard

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Re: cure for skydrol

Postby canopy » 24 Feb 2009, 18:32

Don´t you have safety data sheets?

Check this out: https://team.solutia.com/sites/msds/Skydrol%20MSDS%20documents/181AEN.pdf
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Re: cure for skydrol

Postby timon » 25 Feb 2009, 01:48

hey canopy

i've actually had this more than once, really annoying, but not directly harmfull.
i know that our medical service has something for your eyes, when you've come in contact with skydrol.
for the skin issue i dont know, skydrol is a mixture of some acids and other stuf i believe, so it desolves the greasy layer of your skin, and irritates the skin a little.
use some greasy handcreme and it disappears in a couple of hours.

but be sure to check your company doctor or medical services, cause i 'm not a doctor, its just my experience, and i'm still functioning :P

grtz timon
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Re: cure for skydrol

Postby pilot2512 » 25 Feb 2009, 11:07

We always keep castor oil around just for this purpose.
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Re: cure for skydrol

Postby fnp90 » 26 Feb 2009, 03:53

thanks for your reply gentleman. it helps alot.
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Re: cure for skydrol

Postby kka » 30 Oct 2009, 05:32

always use kerodex before working on skydrol
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Re: cure for skydrol

Postby rennmax » 30 Oct 2009, 10:03

As one previous reply,Castor Oil is really works to relieve the eye pain/irritation.
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Re: cure for skydrol

Postby Marcus » 07 Nov 2009, 10:43

When you are working out of base station it helps using of simple soap.Just wash hands(face etc.) after accidental exposing a hydraulic fliud on them
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Re: cure for skydrol

Postby Maris » 07 Nov 2009, 12:31

If You have nothing at all from first aid kit or it's hard to find, You can use milk, milk neutralizes skydrol.
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Re: cure for skydrol

Postby meltimms » 22 Nov 2009, 10:10

hi as a user of skydroll in the uk i find it hard to understand the manafactures of this dangerous substance as to why they actually continue to produce it !!!!!! there are products which are better than skydroll and are mineral based , they certainly dont burn your skin for a start ,easy to handle ,easy to use, infact the hole of the r.a.f use it which is om15 (mil spec) or oil 41 ,skydroll has been out for years and i think its about time it has to go , why on earth use an oil which is not user friendly in the first place i myself have had a lung full of this stuff and it is not pleasant at all believe me , some people say that it has a higher flash point than others well if you are heading to the earth at a great rate of knots i am sure the passengers will be really pleased to know that when they hit the ground the hydraulic fliud onboard will not burn but for the guys on the ground messing with this stuff evry day its a different story , remember design engineers you don't actually have to use it do you !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: cure for skydrol

Postby vrod83 » 12 Apr 2010, 04:02

Good Day Gentleman,

I have had skydrol in my eyes and thoroughly flushing them with water did very little to ease the pain. What did ease the pain though was castor oil, as some of the previous posts mentioned. The relief was instant. When we have to work with skydrol we ensure castor oil is always readily available
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