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CAUTION: 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? N/A Skin? N/A Ingestion? N/A HEALTH HAZARDS (ACUTE AND CHRONIC) Mechanical irritation of skin and eyes, cough and dyspnea (labored breathing) if excessive dust is inhaled. SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF EXPOSURE Decreased lung capacity, pain in the chest. Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure N/A
Chronic Health Effects:
From MSDS Silicosis of lung.
From MSDS NTP: No IARC: No OSHA: No
From MSDS INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. EYE CONTACT: Flush eyes with water for 15 minutes.