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Contains Portland cement. Avoid eye contact or prolonged contact with skin. Wash thoroughly after handling. If eye contact occurs, flush with water for 15 minutes and consult a physician. This product contains free silica. Do not breathe dust; wear NIOSH approved respirator.
Emergency And First Aid Procedures
Eye Contact: Irrigate Eyes With Water; Consult Physician Immediately.
Skin Contact: Wash Exposed Areas With Soap And Water Immediately.
Acute Health Effects:
Inhalation Health Risks And Symptoms Of Exposure
Chronic: Cement Dust Can Cause Inflammation Of The Lining Tissue Of The
Interior Of The Nose And Inflammation Of The Eye. Hypersensitive Individuals
May Develop An Allergic Dermatitis (Skin Rash).
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. Cement Dust Can Irritate
The Eyes And Upper Respiratory System.
Skin Absorption Health Risks And Symptoms Of Exposure
Ingestion Health Risks And Symptoms Of Exposure
Health Hazards (Acute And Chronic)
This Product Contains One Or More Chemicals Known To The State Of California
To Cause Cancer, Birth Defects Or Other Reproductive Harm. The State Of
California (Prop. 65) Requires The Above Warning In The Absence Of Definitive
Testing To Prove That The Defined Risks Do Not Exist. We Believe This Product
Complies With All Other Applicable State And Federal Laws And Regulations
Governing Manufacture, Distribution And Intended Use.
Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated By Exposure:
Hypersensitive Individuals May Develop Skin Rash.
Chronic Health Effects:
Cement Dust Can Cause Inflammation Of The Lining Tissue Of The Interior Of The Nose And Inflammation Of The Eye. Hypersensitive Individuals May Develop An Allergic Dermatitis (Skin Rash).
There Is Sufficient Evidence For The Carcinogenicity Of Crystalline Silica To Experimental Animals And Humans.
IARC Monographs? Yes
OSHA Regulated? Yes