|CROCIDOLITE||ICSC: 1314 (November 2016)|
| CAS #: 12001-28-4
| UN #: 2212
|EC Number: 601-649-8
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID ALL CONTACT!|
|Inhalation||Cough.||Use breathing protection. Use closed system and ventilation.||Fresh air, rest.|
|Skin||Dry skin.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.|
|Eyes||Redness.||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||No acute symptoms expected.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Vacuum spilled material with specialist equipment. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
DANGERMay cause cancer
Causes damage to the lungs through prolonged or repeated exposure if inhaled
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: Na2 Fe++3 Fe+++2 Si8 O22 (OH)2
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 0.1 f/cc as TWA; A1 (confirmed human carcinogen).
MAK: carcinogen category: 1.
EU-OEL: 0.1 fibres/ml as TWA
|Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
NEVER use a domestic-type vacuum cleaner to vacuum the substance, only use specialist equipment.
Symbol: T; R: 45-48/23; S: 53-45; Note: E
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations