|GYPSUM (MINERAL)||ICSC: 1215 (November 2009)|
|Calcium sulfate dihydrate|
| CAS #: 13397-24-5
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|Inhalation||Cough.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest.|
|Skin||Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear safety spectacles.||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.||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.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|GYPSUM (MINERAL)||ICSC: 1215|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: CaSO4. 2H2O
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: (inhalable fraction): 10 mg/m3, as TWA.
MAK: (inhalable fraction): 4 mg/m3; pregnancy risk group: C.
MAK: (respirable fraction): 1.5 mg/m3; pregnancy risk group: C
|Gypsum is the natural form of the product and may contain crystalline silica.
The apparent melting point caused by loss of crystal water is given.
See ICSC 1589 and ICSC 1734.
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations