French clay mainly composed of Montmorillonite & Illite
Montmorillonite CAS No: 1318-93-0
Illite CAS No: 12173-60-3
Name: French Pink Clay
This product is not classified as hazardous. It doesn’t represent a risk to health or the environment.
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.
||Excessive airborne dust may cause mild irritation (mechanical) of the eyes and of the respiratory tract.
||Not expected to be a hazard
||The product may contain breathable dust. Prolonged inhalation of a high concentration of dust may affect lung function. To use in complete safety, respect exposure limits.
|Risk of Slips/Falls
||Dampening the floor while cleaning a clay storage site may render it extremely slippery. Dry cleaning is recommended if people are required to continue working on the site.
FIRST AID MEASURES
||Flush with plenty of water or eye wash solution for 15 minutes. Get medical attention if irritation persists.
||Due to its use in cosmetics, no adverse effects are expected. May dry mucous and skin.
||Non-toxic according to research. Do not induce vomiting without medical advice.
||No vapors present at normal temperatures. No adverse effects due to inhalation of vapors are expected. If this is the case, remove to fresh air place.
FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
||This product is non-inflammable and non-explosive. No specific firefighting measure is required. No unsuitable extinguishing media.
|Special hazards arising from substance
|Advice for firefighters
||No specific care is recommended.
ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
||Avoid dust formation. In the event of a high level exposure to volatile dust, wear a protective mask and safety goggles.
|Methods for Cleaning Up
||Sweep up small spills carefully. For large spills, use water sprays or ventilated evacuation systems to prevent dust prevention. Dispose of according to local regulations.
HANDLING AND STORAGE
||Avoid dust formation. Provide appropriate ventilation where dust forms. In the event where there is insufficient ventilation wear suitable breathing equipment.
|Requirements for Storage Areas and Containers
||Store in closed containers below 30°C in well ventilated areas. May be slippery when wet.
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES