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Product Information
Product Name: Astro Gem Glazes, One Stroke Colors, Underglaze
Form: aqueous slurry
Product Category: Arts & Crafts » underglaze » Ceramics
Customer Service: 0
Date Entered: 2004-02-05
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Mayco Colors, Inc.
Now Coloramics LLC
Address: 4077 Weaver Court South
City: Hillard
State: OH
Zip Code: 43026
Telephone Number: 614-876-1171
Fax Number: 614-876-9904
Toll Free Number: 888-722-1171
Date Info Verified: 2013-05-11
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The following information (Health Effects, Handling/Disposal, and Ingredients) is taken from the product label and/or the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) prepared by the manufacturer. The National Library of Medicine does not test products nor does it evaluate information from the product label or the MSDS. (What is an MSDS?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Do not spray or airbrush any product labeled as ***Do Not Spray***.

Keep work surfaces and shelves clean by wiping down with a wet sponge.
Clean up spills when they occur. Do not allow to dry.
Work on a newspaper or paper towel for easy cleanup and disposal.
Do not smoke, eat or drink when working with hazardous ceramic materials.
Wash your hands thoroughly when you are through working.
Use a smock when working with ceramic materials.

Keep children away from kilns and out of glaze dipping rooms.
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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Health Hazards Data
Crystalline Silica may be present.

Route(s) of Entry: Ingestion, absorption through the skin is negligible. Inhalation only if sprayed.

Hazard to Human: None during normal use. Harmful if inhaled or swallowed. DO NOT SPRAY APPLY
If glaze is spray applied the following warnings apply: Warning: Contains Quartz.
1. Possible cancer agent based on tests with laboratory animals.
2. Exposure may cause lung damage.
3. Keep out of reach of children: avoid inhalation.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Health Hazards (chronic): Prolonged inhalation of silica, in excess of TLV, over an extended period of time may result in injury to the lungs.
Additional Information: Frits are fused silica glass like substances. The bioavailability may be limited because of the physical nature of the frit.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Carcinogenicity -
This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer. (Silica). Silica is listed on the IARC, OSHA or NTP carcinogen lists.
First Aid: From MSDS
If inhaled: Remove from exposure
If on skin: Wash skin with soap and water
If in eyes: Flush eyes with large quantities of water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists after washing, contact a physician.
If swallowed: Dilute by drinking water.
Health Rating: N
Flammability Rating: N
Reactivity Rating: N
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2003-09-22
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Precautions: DO NOT GET IN EYES, ON SKIN/ON CLOTHING. AVOID INHALATION OF DUST/MIST. FOR INDUSTRIAL USE ONLY. FOOD, BEVERAGES AND SMOKING MATERIALS SHOULD NOT BE IN THE WORK AREA.

Store away from feed and food. Do not smoke, eat or drink while handling.
Disposal: From MSDS
FOLLOW LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS FOR DISPOSAL.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Cadmium007440-43-9<0.1
Zirconium and compounds007440-67-7<4
Selenium007782-49-2<0.01
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