|ROCK WOOL||ICSC: 0194 (November 2016)|
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!|
|Inhalation||Sore throat. Cough.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest.|
|Skin||Redness. Itching.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.||Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). Refer for medical attention.|
|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. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS CriteriaNo hazard classification according to GHS criteria
|ROCK WOOL||ICSC: 0194|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
|Rock wool is an amorphous silicate manufactured from rock.
May contain a binder and an oil for dust suppression.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Rock wool (ICSC 0194) is not classifiable as carcinogenic.
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations