|PORTLAND CEMENT||ICSC: 1425 (October 2001)|
| CAS #: 65997-15-1
|EC Number: 266-043-4
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|Inhalation||Cough. Sore throat.||Avoid inhalation of dust.||Fresh air, rest.|
|Skin||Dry skin. Redness. See Notes.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Severe deep burns.||Wear safety goggles.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Burning sensation. Abdominal pain.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Do NOT wash away into sewer.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Dry. Well closed. Separated from strong acids.|
|PORTLAND CEMENT||ICSC: 1425|
|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|
TLV: (respirable fraction): 1 mg/m3, as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: carcinogen category: 3
|The product is primarily a mixture of calcium silicates, aluminates, ferrites and calcium sulfate.
An added stabilizer or inhibitor can influence the toxicological properties of this substance, consult an expert.
Sensitization observed with cement is mainly due to the presence of hexavalent chromium. Some Portland cements may be free of hexavalent chromium.
In the presence of moisture, skin burns may occur 12 to 48 hours after exposure; there may be no pain at the time of exposure.
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations