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GLASS FIBRES
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ICSC: 1769
Peer-Review Status: 08.06.2012 Validated
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continuous filament glass
glass fibers
fibreglass
fiberglass
mineral wool
synthetic vitreous fibers
synthetic vitreous fibres 
   

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE      
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE      
Inhalation      
Skin      
Eyes      
Ingestion      

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
   

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Occupational exposure limits
 

Routes of exposure
 

Inhalation risk
 

Effects of short-term exposure
 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
   

NOTES
Synthetic vitreous fibers, are a group of fibrous, inorganic materials that contain aluminum or calcium silicates, and are made from rock, clay, slag, or glass. These fibers differ from natural mineral fibers such as asbestos because they do not have a molecular structure that is crystalline. There are three categories of synthetic vitreous fibers: (1) glass fibers, including glass wool (See ICSC 0157) and continuous filament (textile) glass; (2) mineral wool, which contains stone wool (See ICSC 0194) and slag wool (See ICSC 0195); and (3) refractory ceramic fibers (See ICSC 0123). 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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       Toxicological Abbreviations