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Product Information
Product Name: Pakmix Mortar Mix
Form: powder
Product Category: Home maintenance » ready mix » 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: PAKMIX Mortar Mix contains Portland cement. As with any cement materials, direct contact may irritate eyes and skin. Wear protective clothing, gloves and eye protection when using the product. If any material gets into the eyes, rinse immediately and contact a physician. Wash exposed skin
areas promptly with water. Do not take internally.
Warning Inhalation Hazard: Avoid inhalation of dust from this product, which contains crystalline silica that causes lung disease and cancer. Use with mechanical ventilation or respiratory protection (dust mask).
Warning: For structural use or to meet Code Requirement use PAKMIX Type S Mortar.
Keep Out of Reach of Children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
HEALTH HAZARDS
Wet Portland cement can dry the skin and cause alkali burns. Portland cement dust can irritate the skin and upper respiratory system.
Causes irritation of mucous membrane and respiratory passages.
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF EXPOSURE
Skin and Eye Contact: Corrosive to skin and eyes. Alkali burns to skin and eyes may result if contacted.
Skin Absorption: Systematically toxic concentrations will probably not be absorbed through skin.
Ingestion: Single dose oral toxicity is low. No hazards anticipated from ingestion due to industrial exposure.

MEDICAL CONDITIONS GENERALLY AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE
Persons with lung disease should avoid inhalation.


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
Portland cement dust can cause inflammation of the lining of the interior of the nose and inflammation of the cornea. Individuals who are allergic to chromium may develop an allergic dermatitis. (Portland cement may contain traces of chromium).
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Carcinogenicity:
NTP? No
IARC Monographs? No
OSHA Regulated? No
First Aid: From MSDS
Wash eyes immediately with water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention. For gross inhalation, remove person immediately to fresh air, give artificial respiration as needed, seek medical attention as needed.
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
Avoid breakage of bagged material or spills of bulk material. Keep dry.
Disposal: From MSDS
This product does not meet the definition of hazardous waste under U.S. EPA Hazardous Waste Regulations 40CFR261. State or local hazardous waste regulations may apply if they are different from the federal regulations. Dispose of according to
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Tricalcium silicate012168-85-325
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