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Acute Health Effects:
No specific health hazard known. The SiO2 is primarily combined as a complex aluminosilicate mineral not as a free oxide. However, it may contain a minor amount of silica in the form of quartz. No fibrous particles were present when tested by NIOSH.
Chronic Health Effects:
No information provided.
Does not contain carcinogenic ingredients.
Inhalation: Usually not a problem. Move person to fresh air.
Eye contact: Open eyelids and flush with water for at least twenty minutes.
Skin contact: Wash off with running water.
Ingestion: Get medical attention.