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SILICIC ACID, CALCIUM SALT (non-fibrous, <1% crystalline silica)ICSC: 1401
June 2012
CAS #: 1344-95-2Calcium silicate
Calcium silicate, synthetic
EINECS #: 215-710-8

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Not combustible.        In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.   

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough.  Use local exhaust.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin No acute symptoms expected.  Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety goggles.  Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion No acute symptoms expected.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Wash away remainder with plenty of water. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

No hazard classification according to GHS criteria 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Keep in a well-ventilated room. Store in covered containers. 
PACKAGING
 
SILICIC ACID, CALCIUM SALT (non-fibrous, <1% crystalline silica) ICSC: 1401
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
WHITE POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Formula: CaSiO3
Molecular mass: 116.1
Melting point: 1250-1500°C
Density: 2 g/cm³
Solubility in water: poor 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
Exposure mainly occurs via inhalation. 

Effects of short-term exposure
May cause mechanical irritation to the eyes and respiratory tract. 

Inhalation risk
A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Health effects of the substance have been investigated but none have been found 


Occupational exposure limits
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
The name calcium silicate is a general name referring to various compounds of calcium and silica. This ICSC is specifically for the compound listed under CAS RN 1344-95-2. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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