MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
No.: 140   Rev. No.: 9
Date Revised: 02/13/2008

 

I. PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION

Trade Name(s): Sil-Cell Microballoons, EP7962
CAS #: 93763-70-3
Chemical Name: Sodium Potassium Aluminum Silicate
Formula: Mixture
From: Eager Polymers
Address: 3350 W. 48th Place
City: Chicago
State: Illinois
Zip: 60632
Telephone: 773-927-3484

 

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II. PRODUCT INGREDIENTS

Ingredient Name: Expanded Perlite
CAS Number: 93763-70-3
%: 100
PEL and TLV (except as noted)
15 mg/m total dust-OSHA
5 mg/m respirable dust-OSHA
10 mg/m total dust-ACGIH

Ingredient Name: This product may contain crystalline silica: Quartz  (Typical Analysis)
CAS Number: 14808-60-7
%: <.1
PEL and TLV (except as noted)
1 mg/m respirable quartz
OSHA & ACGIH TLV

 

III. PHYSICAL DATA

Appearance and Odor: Dry White Powder or Aggregate/No Odor.
Boiling Point: NA
Evaporation Rate: NA
Vapor Pressure: NA
Specific Gravity (H2O = 1): 2.35
Water Solubility (%): Negligible
Melting Point: NA
Vapor Density (Air=1): NA
% Volatile by Volume: None

IV. FIRE AND EXPLOSION DATA

Flash Point (Method): Nonflammable
Flammable Limits: LEL: NA  %   UEL: NA %
Extinguishing Media: NA
Unusual Fire or Explosion Hazards: None
Special Fire-Fighting Procedures: None

V. REACTIVITY DATA

Material is Stable. Hazardous Polymerization Cannot Occur.
Chemical Incompatibilities: Hydrofluoric Acid
Conditions to Avoid: None in designed use
Hazardous Decomposition Products: May react with hydrofluoric acid to form a toxic gas.

VI. HEALTH HAZARD DATA

Route(s) of Entry:
Inhalation? Yes  Skin? No  Ingestion? No
Health Hazards (Acute and Chronic):
Acute: Upper Respiratory Irritant, Excessive Inhalation of Any Dust May Overload Lungs.
Chronic: None Known.
Carcinogenicity:
NTP? No  IARC Monographs? No  OSHA Regulations?  No
Signs and Symptoms of Exposure:
Upper Respiratory and Eye Irritation
Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure:
Pre-Existing Upper Respiratory and Lung Diseases
Emergency and First Aid Procedures:
Inhalation - Remove to Fresh Air
Eyes - Flush with Large Quantities of Water

VII. SPILL OR LEAK PROCEDURES

Procedures for Spill/Leak:
Vacuum clean or sweep up using a dust suppressant such as water.
Uncontaminated materials may be re-used.

Waste Management:
Non-hazardous as defined by RCRA (40 CFR part 261).
Method of disposal - landfill.
Reportable quantity - N/A. 

VIII. SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION

Eye Protection: Goggles or Safety Glasses are recommended.
Gloves: Not normally required.
Respirator: MSHA/NIOSH approved respirator
Ventilation: Local exhaust ventilation may be required to keep dust concentrations below PEL/TLV.
Other Protective clothing or equipment: None

IX. SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS

Storage Segregation Hazard Classes: NA
Special Handling/Storage: Repair broken bags immediately; avoid creating dust
Special Workplace Engineering Controls: Not normally required.

Perlite is a naturally occurring substance and is therefore included,
but not individually listed, in the TSCA inventory.

HMIS Ratings:  0 = Minimal Hazard   E - Dust Respirator

Prepared bySilbrico

 As of the date of preparation of this document, the foregoing information is believed to be accurate and is provided in good faith to comply with applicable federal and state law(s). However, no warranty or representation with respect to such information is intended or given.