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Product Information
Product Name: Sakrete Mortar Mix, Pre-Blended Mortar- Old Product
Form: powder
Product Category: Home maintenance » ready mix » Mortar
Landscape/Yard » ready mix » Mortar
Customer Service: 0
Date Entered: 2005-01-14
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Bonsal American
Oldcastle Company
Address: 8201 Arrowridge Boulevard
City: Charlotte
State: NC
Zip Code: 28273
Telephone Number: 704-525-1621
Fax Number: 704-529-5261
Toll Free Number: 800-738-1621
Date Info Verified: 2014-05-06
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:
CAUTION: 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

Acute Health Effects:
From MSDS ROUTES OF ENTRY Inhalation? N/A Skin? N/A Ingestion? N/A HEALTH HAZARDS (ACUTE AND CHRONIC) Wet masonry cement, especially as an ingredient in plastic (unhardened) mortar or grout, can dry the skin and cause alkali burns. Cement dust can irritate the eyes and upper respiratory system. SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF EXPOSURE Irritation of skin and burning sensation, particularly when exposure is in an area of skin previously subjected to abrasion or irritation. Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure Respiratory disorders or diseases, dermatitis or other skin disorders may be aggravated by exposure.

Chronic Health Effects:
From MSDS Masonry cement dust can cause inflammation of the lining of the interior of the nose and inflammation of the cornea. Hypersensitive individuals may develop an allergic dermatitis. (Masonry cement may contain traces of hexavalent chromium). Silica dust can cause Silicosis of the lung.

Carcinogenicity:
From MSDS NTP: No IARC: No OSHA: o

First Aid:
From MSDS Irrigate area with water. Wash exposed areas of the body with soap and water. If inhaled, remove from exposure. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Consult a physician.

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: 1993-02-25
Handling/Disposal
Handling:
From MSDS Use barrier creams, gloves, boots and clothing to protect the skin from prolonged contact with plastic concrete. Particularly avoid abrasion of the skin in contact with unhardened plastic concrete. Precautions must be observed because cement burns occur with little warning - little heat is sensed. Eye protection is not generally required except when placing methods cause splash, when tight-fitting goggles should be used.

Disposal:
From MSDS Material can be returned to container for later use, or it can be disposed of as common waste.

Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Calcium carbonate (Limestone)001317-65-3
Quartz014808-60-7
Portland cement065997-15-1
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