|CALCIUM OXIDE||ICSC: 0409 (September 1997)|
| CAS #: 1305-78-8
| UN #: 1910
|EC Number: 215-138-9
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE!|
|Inhalation||Burning sensation. Cough. Shortness of breath. Sore throat.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Dry skin. Redness. Skin burns. Burning sensation. Pain.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Blurred vision. Severe deep burns.||Wear safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Burning sensation. Abdominal pain. Abdominal cramps. Vomiting. Diarrhoea.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give nothing to drink. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered dry containers.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from strong acids, organic chemicals, water and food and feedstuffs. Dry.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|CALCIUM OXIDE||ICSC: 0409|
|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|
TLV: 2 mg/m3, as TWA.
MAK: (inhalable fraction): 1 mg/m3; peak limitation category: I(2); pregnancy risk group: C.
EU-OEL: (respirable fraction): 1 mg/m3 as TWA; 4 mg/m3 as STEL
|Reacts violently with fire extinguishing agents such as water.
Clumps of calcium oxide formed by reaction with moisture and proteins in the eye are difficult to remove by irrigation.
Manual removal by a physician is necessary.
NEVER pour water into this substance; when dissolving or diluting always add it slowly to the water.
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations CALCIUM OXIDE (JECFA Evaluation)