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Material Safety Data

SCOPE

This information is provided pursuant to the HEALTH & SAFETY AT WORK etc. Act prevailing in effective areas.

PRODUCT

Mica Products.

CHEMISTRY

  • SiO2 = < 45 %  

  • Al2O3 = < 9 %

  • CaO =  < 2 %

  • K2O = > 11 %

  • NaO = < 0.6 %

  • MgO = < 26 % 

  • Fe2O3 = < 0.25 %

  • Binder = < 10% (Where Applicable)

POTENTIAL HEALTH HAZARD

Inhaling Mica dust can cause occupational asthma. Prolonged skin contact may cause drying and irritation. Particles of ground mica can cause eye irritation.

Prolonged exposure to high levels of dust may cause pulmonary fibrosis (Scarring of Lung Tissues.)

It is advisable that people with a history of asthma, eczema. Hay fever or chronic skin complaints should not be exposed to Mica Dust.

Providing recommended working practices viz. Use of face mask, Cap and gloves are followed any risk to health will be very small. Avoid breathing Mica Dust.

 

Declaimer Statement

Technical Data, Properties and specifications related to products described or mentioned are based on practical experience and should be used as guidelines only. We are not responsible for any loss or damage.

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Last modified: 01/14/02