|TUNGSTEN CARBIDE||ICSC: 1320 (May 2018)|
| CAS #: 12070-12-1
|EC Number: 235-123-0
|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||Cough.||Avoid inhalation of dust and mist. Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest.|
|Eyes||Redness.||Wear safety spectacles 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||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 sealable containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS CriteriaNo hazard classification according to GHS criteria
|Separated from strong oxidants.|
|TUNGSTEN CARBIDE||ICSC: 1320|
|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: (respirable fraction): 3 mg/m3, as TWA|
|Environmental effects of the substance have been adequately investigated, but no significant effects have been found.|
|Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated adequately.
This material is often used in conjunction with other substances such as cobalt compounds.
Pneumoconiosis has occurred in exposed persons.
The responsible agent is not yet clear.
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