Contains no asbestos
Hydrated magnesium silicate
CAS-No. : 14807-96-6
This material is hazardous according to criteria of EPA New Zealand.
In emergency dial 111, and then ask for Fire, Ambulance or Police as necessary.
In case of poisoning phone National Poisons Centre – 0800 764 766.
- Inhalation - vapours, dusts or mists
- Respiratory tract irritant
- Harmful if inhaled
- May cause respiratory irritation
Precautionary Statements - Prevention
- Keep out of reach of children
- Avoid breathing dust, fume, gas, mist, vapours or spray
- Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area
FIRST AID MEASURES
||Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.Move out of dangerous area.
||If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.
|In case of skin contact
||Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.
|In case of eye contact
||Flush eyes with water as a precaution.
||Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.
|Conditions of flammability
||Not flammable or combustible.
|Suitable extinguishing media
||Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
|Special protective equipment for firefighters
||Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary
|Hazardous combustion products
||Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions. - Magnesium oxide, silicon oxides
ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
||Use personal protective equipment. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation. Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Avoid breathing dust.
||Do not let product enter drains.
|Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
||Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust. Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.
HANDLING AND STORAGE
|Precautions for safe handling
||Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust and aerosols. Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.
|Conditions for safe storage
||Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep in a dry place.
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Talc (Hydrated magnesium silicate)