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Avoid breathing sanding dust. Keep from freezing. Store material in areas where temperatures range from 50-90 deg. F.
Acute Health Effects:
From MSDS:Health Hazard DataInhalation: In it
Chronic Health Effects:
From MSDS:None known.
Titanium dioxide has been characterized by IARC as possibly carcinogenic to humans (Group 2b) through inhalation (not ingestion). This classification is based upon animal inhalation studies. Epidemiology studies do not suggest an increased risk of cancer in humans from occupational exposure to titanium dioxide.
Eyes: Flush with large amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Consult a physician if irritation persists.Skin: Wash affected area with soap and water. Consult a physician if irritation persists.Ingestion: Give one or two glasses of water. If individual is drowsy or unconscious do not give anything by mouth and consult a physician, medical facility or poison control center for advice about whether to induce vomiting.Inhalation: Remove victim to fresh air.