|SILICON CARBIDE (non-fibrous)||ICSC: 1061 (October 2004)|
| CAS #: 409-21-2
|EC Number: 206-991-8
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|Inhalation||Cough.||Avoid inhalation of dust.||Fresh air, rest.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear safety goggles.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|SILICON CARBIDE (non-fibrous)||ICSC: 1061|
|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: (inhalable fraction): 10 mg/m3, as TWA.
TLV: (respirable fraction): 3 mg/m3, as TWA.
MAK: carcinogen category: 2
|This card does not apply to silicon carbide in "fibrous" or "whisker" form.
There is evidence of fibrosis in mixed dust situations, the risk of which is enhanced in persons with tuberculosis.
There is no evidence that silicon carbide (non-fibrous) causes fibrosis in the absence of other dusts.
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