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Warning: Keep out of reach of children. Do not take internally.
Acute Health Effects:
From MSDS EMERGENCY OVERVIEW: CAUTION! Removal of this product after use will result in the generation of dust. If dry-sanded, exposure to dust may result in build-up of material in eyes, ears, nose, and mouth which may cause irritation. POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS: EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE - EYE CONTACT: May cause eye irritation. EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE - SKIN CONTACT: May dry skin. EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE - INHALATION: Vapor may irritate nose and upper respiratory tract. EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE - INGESTION: None known. MEDICAL CONDITIONS WHICH MAY BE AGGRAVATED BY CONTACT: Asthma and asthma-like conditions may worsen from prolonged and repeated exposure. PRIMARY ROUTE(S) OF ENTRY: SKIN CONTACT, INHALATION
Chronic Health Effects:
From MSDS EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE - CHRONIC HAZARDS: Inhalation of dust may result in pulmonary and respiratory damages. Prolonged or repeated inhalation of dust may cause lung damage.
From MSDS Crystalline silica dust and Polygorskite fibers are considered a suspect human carcinogen by the IARC. Risk to ones health depends on level and duration of exposure.
From MSDS EYE CONTACT: Flush with large quantities of water until irritation subsides. SKIN CONTACT: Wash with soap and water. INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. INGESTION: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. COMMENTS: Call 1-800-327-3874 if irritation persists or complications arise from any of the above exposure.
0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
From MSDS KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Keep containers away from excessive heating and freezing. Avoid skin and eye contact. Do not inhale dusts of this product.
From MSDS This product does not meet the definition of a hazardous waste according to U.S. EPA Hazardous Waste Management Regulations, 40 CFR Section 261. State and Local regulations/restrictions are complex and may differ from Federal regulations. Responsibility for proper waste disposal is with the owner of the waste.