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Contains Portland cement. Wear rubber gloves and eye protection. Avoid eye contact or prolonged contact with skin. Wash thoroughly after handling. If eye contact occurs, flush with water for 15 minutes. Consult physician immediately. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY. Warning: This product contains one or more chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer. Warning: Do Not Breathe Dust! This product contains Free Silica which may cause cancer or delayed lung injury (Silicosis). Wear approved respirator in dusty areas.
Acute Health Effects:
Inhalation Health Risks And Symptoms Of Exposure
Chronic: Prolonged Exposure To Cement And Crystalline Silica Dust Above The
Threshold Limit Value May Cause May Cause Shortness Of Breath And Scaring Of
The Lungs. Dust May Also Cause Irritation Of Eyes And Nose.
Skin And Eye Contact Health Risks And Symptoms Of Exposure
Acute: Wet Cement, Especially As An Ingredient In Plastic (Unhardened)
Concrete, Can Dry The Skin And Cause Alkali Burns.
Chronic: Cement And Silica Dust Can Irritate The Eyes And Respiratory System.
Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated By Exposure: Hypersensitive Individuals May Develop Skin Rash.
Chronic Health Effects:
Prolonged Exposure To Cement And Crystalline Silica Dust Above The
Threshold Limit Value May Cause May Cause Shortness Of Breath And Scaring Of The Lungs. Dust May Also Cause Irritation Of Eyes And Nose. Cement And Silica Dust Can Irritate T
IARC Monographs? Yes
OSHA Regulated? Yes
There Is Sufficient Evidence For The Carcinogenicity Of Crystalline Silica To
Experimental Animals And Humans.
This Product Contains One Or More Chemicals Known To The State Of Califo
Eye Contact: Irrigate Eyes With Water; Consult Physician Immediately.
Skin Contact: Washed Exposed Area With Soap And Water Immediately. If Rash Develops Seek Medical Attention.
Inhaled: If TLV Is Exceeded Wear Appropriate Respirator.
0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
From MSDS Use Dustless Or Wet Systems When Handling And Clean-Up So That Exposure Does Not Exceed TLV Shown Above.Other Precautions:Practice Good Housekeeping, Maintain Ventilation Systems And Post Appropriate Warning Notices Where Product Is Used, Stored And Handled.
From MSDS Can Be Treated As A Common Waste Or Returned To The Container For Latter Use If It Is Not Contaminated.