|CAS #: 12174-11-7||Palygorskite|
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||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 local exhaust or breathing protection.|
|Skin||Protective gloves.||Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.|
|Eyes||Wear safety spectacles 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.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered sealable containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: Mg(Al0.5-1 Fe0-0.5)Si4O10(OH). 4H2O
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|Occupational exposure limits|
|Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Fibre length varies with the source of the mineral.
Experimental carcinogenity is associated with respirable fibres greater than 5 micrometers in length.
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