CAS No: 1332-58-7
Name: Kaolin Clay
Other Name(s): Aluminium silicate (hydrated)
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|Primary Routes of Entry
||Skin contact, skin absorption, eye contact, ingestion: Hazard Classification - None. (Historical basis for classification.)
||Eye, skin and lungs
|Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure
||Skin contact may aggravate existing dermatitis. Breathing excessive quantities of kaolin dust may aggravate pre-existing respiratory conditions.
First Aid Measures
|Eye Contact & Skin Contact
||Follow good industrial hygiene practices. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water. Seek medical aid if necessary
||Follow good industrial hygiene practices. If excessive exposure by inhalation is suspected, remove to fresh air.
Fire Fighting Measures
|Suitable Extinguishing Media
||Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide
||Not Flammable or Combustible
Accidental Release Measures
||Use personal protective equipment. Ensure adequate ventilation. Avoid dust formation. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.
||Avoid release to the environment.
|Methods for Containment and Clean Up
||Sweep up or vacuum up spillage and collect in suitable container for disposal. Avoid dust formation.
Handling and storage
||Wear personal protective equipment. Ensure adequate ventilation. Avoid dust formation. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
||Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place
Physical and chemical properties