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Product Information
Product Name: U.S. Mix Glass Block Mortar-12/01/2003
Form: powder
Product Category: Home maintenance » mortar » Glass block
Home maintenance » glass block » Mortar
Customer Service: 0
Date Entered: 2005-01-14
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: US Mix Products Company
Address: 112 S. Santa Fe Drive
City: Denver
State: CO
Zip Code: 80223
Telephone Number: 303-778-7227
Fax Number: 303-722-8426
Toll Free Number: 800-397-9903
Date Info Verified: 2013-05-11
Related Items: Products by this manufacturer
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: Contains Portland cement (CAS# 65991-15-1). Do not allow contact with eyes or skin. Contains concrete aggregates sand/gravel (CAS# 14808-60-7). Avoid breathing dust. Respirable silica may cause serious lung problems. There is limited evidence silica is a carcinogen. The use of gloves, goggles, and where appropriate, dust masks and other protective clothing is recommended.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
ROUTES OF ENTRY
Inhalation? Yes
Skin? Yes
Ingestion? Yes
Eyes? Yes
Inhalation: Repeated inhalation of respirable dust over extended periods of time may cause injury to the lungs (silicosis).
Skin Contact: May cause irritation, burns and tissue damage.
Ingestion: May cause caustic burns in the mouth, esophagus and stomach.
Eye Contact: May cause burning and corneal edema.

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF EXPOSURE
Cough, dyspnea (breathing difficulty), wheezing, decreased pulmonary function, progressive respiratory symptoms (silicosis), irritation eyes and potential occupational carcinogen.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Repeated inhalation of respirable dust for extended periods may cause injury to the lungs (silicosis).
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Carcinogenicity:
NTP? Yes
IARC Monographs? Yes
OSHA Regulated? No
Warning: This product contains crystalline silica, a chemical known to the State of California (Proposition 65) to cause cancer, birth defects and/or other reproductive toxicity.
First Aid: From MSDS
Inhalation: Move to fresh air. If cough, irritation, difficulty in breathing persist or develop, call a physician.
Skin Contact: Do not rub skin. Rinse skin free of material with water to avoid abrasion of skin. Wash thoroughly with soap and water.
Ingestion: Administer milk or water. DO NOT induce vomiting. Call a physician or Poison Control Center immediately. DO NOT give anything orally to an unconscious person.
Eye Contact: Do not rub eyes. Flush with water for 15 minutes. Call a physician.
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 0
Reactivity Rating: 0
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2003-12-01
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Steps to be taken in case material is released or spilled: No hazard. Vacuum or sweep up and dispose of in standard landfill. Avoid excessive dusting.
Precautions to be taken in Handling and Storage: Store material on pallets in a dry location. Avoid contact with eyes or skin.
Avoid prolonged contact between skin surfaces and wet or moist Portland cement. Skin areas that have been in contact with wet or moist Portland cement should be washed thoroughly with soap and water.
Disposal: From MSDS
Preferred procedure is to vacuum material. Otherwise, spray with water and clean up with broom and shovel. Dispose of in accordance with local, state and federal regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Calcium hydroxide001305-62-0
Quartz014808-60-7
Portland cement065997-15-1
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