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Acute Health Effects:
Inhalation: Irritation and/or congestion of the respiratory tract. Eye Contact: Localized irritation or redness from the mechanical irritant. Glass fibers may cause scratching of the eye surface. Skin Contact: Localized irritation and/or redness. Do not rub or scratch irritated areas. Ingestion: Temporary irritation of the gastrointestinal tract can occur. Sodium silicate may be poisonous. Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Persons with a history of chronic respiratory or skin conditions which are aggravated by foreign particulates or irritants may be at an increased risk of worsening this condition from exposure to this product.
Chronic Health Effects:
None specifically known. Prolonged exposure to glass fibrous material may cause existing respiratory conditions to worsen.
None of the components used in this product are listed by IARC, NTP or OSHA as a carcinogen.