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Acute Health Effects:
Route of entry(s):
Strongly alkaline material; contact with eyes will cause irritation and possible corrosion damage.
Skin: Contact causes irritation and may cause burns
Inhalation: Irritating to respiratory tract and can be damaging to the mucous membrane of the upper respiratory tract.
Chronic Health Effects:
No sub-acute problems known.
No information provided.
Dust in Eyes: Flush with running water for 15 minutes, including under lids. Skin: Wash with sop and water.
Dust inhalation: Remove to fresh air.
If ingested: Dilute by giving 2 glasses of milk or water to drink, followed by fruit juices or diluted vinegar to neutralize the alkali, then, consult physician.
0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
If spilled can be cleaned up using dry methods that do not disperse dust into the air. Avoid creating excessive dust. Can be treated as a common waste for disposal or returned to the container for later use if it is not contaminated or wet.