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Product Information
Product Name: Pakmix Tube Sand, Coarse Sand in a Tube for Car Weight and Traction
Form: granules
Product Category: Home maintenance » multipurpose » Sand
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: 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? Yes Skin? No Ingestion? No Eyes? No
HEALTH HAZARDS
Inhalation: Repeated inhalation of respirable dust over extended periods of time may cause injury to the lungs (silicosis).
Skin Contact: NA
Ingestion: NA
Eye Contact: May cause discomfort.

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF EXPOSURE
Cough, dyspnea (breathing difficulty), wheezing, decreased pulmonary function, progressive respiratory symptoms (silicosis), irritation eyes and potential occupational carcinogen.

MEDICAL CONDITIONS GENERALLY AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE
None Known
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Inhalation: Repeated inhalation of respirable dust over extended periods of time may cause injury to the lungs (silicosis).
Skin Contact: NA
Ingestion: NA
Eye Contact: May cause discomfort.
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: NA
Ingestion: NA
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
Store material on pallets in a dry location. Avoid contact with eyes or skin.
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
Quartz014808-60-7
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