|CAS #: 12001-29-5||Asbestos, chrysotile
| UN #: 2590
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID ALL CONTACT!|
|SYMPTOMS||ACUTE HAZARDS||FIRST AID|
|Inhalation||Cough.||Use breathing protection. Use closed system and ventilation.||Fresh air, rest.|
|Skin||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.|
|Eyes||Wear safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Vacuum spilled material with specialist equipment. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
DANGERMay cause cancer
Causes damage to the lungs through prolonged or repeated exposure if inhaled
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: Mg3Si2H4O9 / Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|Occupational exposure limits|
TLV: 0.1 f/cc as TWA; A1 (confirmed human carcinogen).
MAK: carcinogen category: 1.
EU-OEL: 0.1 fibres/ml as TWA
|The substance is heat resistant up to 500°C and completely decomposed at temperatures of 1000°C.
NEVER use a domestic-type vacuum cleaner to vacuum the substance, only use specialist equipment.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
The recommendations on this Card also apply to other forms of asbestos.
Other CAS number: 132207-32-0.
The TLV value applies to fibres longer than 5µm with an aspect ratio equal to or greater than 3:1 as determined by the membrane filter method at 400-450X magnification (4-mm objective) using phase-contrast illumination.
Symbol: T; R: 45-48/23; S: 53-45; Note: E
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations