|GLASS WOOL||ICSC: 0157 (June 2012)|
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!|
|Inhalation||Sore throat. Cough.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest.|
|Skin||Redness. Itching.||Protective gloves.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.||Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). Refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||No acute symptoms expected.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS CriteriaNo hazard classification according to GHS criteria
|GLASS WOOL||ICSC: 0157|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
|Glass wool is an amorphous silicate manufactured from glass.
May contain a binder and an oil for dust suppression.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Insulation glass wool, continuous glass filament, rock wool (ICSC 0194) and slag wool (ICSC 0195) are not classifiable as carcinogenic.
Certain special purpose glass fibres are possibly carcinogenic.
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