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SILICIC ACID, CALCIUM SALT (non-fibrous, <1% crystalline silica)
ICSC: 1401
Peer-Review Status: 08.06.2012 Validated
Calcium silicate
Calcium silicate, synthetic 
CAS #: 1344-95-2 RTECS #: VV9150000
EINECS #: 215-710-8
    Formula: CaSiO3
Molecular mass: 116.1

TYPES OF HAZARD
/ EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE-FIGHTING
FIRE Not combustible.    In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!   
Inhalation Cough.  Use local exhaust.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin No acute symptoms expected.  Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety goggles.  Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion No acute symptoms expected.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Wash away remainder with plenty of water.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
No hazard classification according to GHS criteria 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Keep in a well-ventilated room. Store in covered containers. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
WHITE POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV: 10mg/m³ as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen); (ACGIH 2011).
MAK (not established):.
EU OEL:.
EU OEL:.
EU OEL:. 

Routes of exposure
Exposure mainly occurs via inhalation. 

Inhalation risk
A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed. 

Effects of short-term exposure
May cause mechanical irritation to the eyes and respiratory tract. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Health effects of the substance have been investigated but none have been found 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Melting point: 1250-1500°C
Density: 2 g/cm³
Solubility in water: poor 
 

NOTES
The name calcium silicate is a general name referring to various compounds of calcium and silica. This ICSC is specifically for the compound listed under CAS RN 1344-95-2. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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