SDS

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SAFETY DATA SHEET
Muscovite
1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Identifiers
Product Name:
Mica sheets in various forms
Other Names:
Potassium mica, Potassium Aluminium Silicate
Product Number(s):
G51-09
CAS Number:
12001-26-2
Recommended use of the chemical and restriction on use
Chemical intermediate. Laboratory use. For research and industrial use only. Chemical family: Inorganic Silicate. Substance type: Mono-constituent.
Company Details
ProSciTech Pty Ltd
11 Carlton Street
KIRWAN QLD 4817
Australia

(07) 4773 9444
www.proscitech.com
Emergency Contact Details
ProSciTech Pty Ltd
11 Carlton Street
KIRWAN QLD 4817
Australia

(07) 4773 9444
www.proscitech.com
2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Classification of the substance or mixture
The substance is not classified as hazardous to health or to the environment according to CLP regulation.
Label Elements
Signal Words
None
Hazard Statement(s)
Not available.
Precautionary Statement(s)
Not available.
Primary route(s) of entry
Not available.
Human Health
Inhalation:
Not available.
Ingestion:
Not available.
Eyes:
Not available.
Skin:
Not available.
Environment
Not available.
3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Name
CAS No.
Content (w/w)
Classification
Mica
12001-26-2
97 -100%
Not classified
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Ingestion
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical advice/attention.
Inhalation
Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. If you feel unwell, seek medical advice.
Skin Contact
Wash with plenty of soap and water. Get medical advice/attention.
Eye Contact
Immediately flush eyes thoroughly with water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Get medical advice/attention.
Other Information
General advise: If you feel unwell, seek medical advice; show product label if possible. If symptoms persist, always call a doctor
5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing equipment
Not combustible. Not flammable.
HAZCHEM
Not available.
Special protective equipment and precautions for fire fighters
Do not enter fire area without proper protective equipment, including respiratory protection. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Do not breathe dust.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Wear protective equipment. Evacuate unnecessary personnel. Do not attempt to take action without suitable protective equipment. Equip cleanup crew with proper protection.
Environmental precautions
Prevent entry to sewers and public waters. Notify authorities if product enters sewers or public waters.
Methods and materials for containment and clean up
Contain any spills with dikes or absorbents to prevent migration and entry into sewers or streams.
Sweep or shovel spills into appropriate container for disposal.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Precautions for safe handling
Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Do not breathe dust. Avoid dust formation. Provide local exhaust or general room ventilation to minimise exposure to dust.
Conditions for safe storage
Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Wash hand sand other exposed areas with mild soap and water before eating, drinking or smoking and when leaving work.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Standards
Material
TWA ppm
TWA mg/m3
STEL ppm
STEL mg/m3
USA ACGIH
ACGIH TWA (mg/m³)
3 mg/m³ (respirable fraction)
-
-
USA NIOSH
NIOSH REL (TWA) (mg/m³)
3 mg/m³ (containing <1% Quartz-respirable
-
-
USA IDLH
US IDLH (mg/m³)
1500 mg/m³ (containing <1% quartz)
-
-
Engineering controls
Provide local exhaust or general room ventilation.
Personal protective equipment
Eye and face protection
Emergency eye wash fountains and safety showers should be available in the immediate vicinity of any potential exposure. Chemical goggles. Contact lenses should not be worn.
Skin protection
Neoprene or nitrile rubber gloves.
Body protection
Wear suitable protective clothing.
Respiratory protection
Where exposure through inhalation may occur from use,respiratory protection equipment is recommended. NIOSH-certified dust and mist (orange cartridge) respirator.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
General information
Appearance
Ruby, light brown to silver/white solid powder and other various forms
Odour
Not available.
pH
Not available.
Vapour Pressure
< 0.01 mm Hg @ 20°C
Density
.77 -2.88 ;Typical bulk density, not compacted: 0.25 g/cm3
Boiling Point
Not available.
Melting Point
> 1500 °C decomposes
Solubility
Not soluble in water
Specific Gravity of Density
Not available.
Flash Point
None
Flammable (Explosive) Limits
Not available.
Ignition Temperature
Not available.
Formula
K2O∙3Al2O3∙6SiO2∙2H2O
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Reactivity
No further relevant information available.
Chemical stability
Stable.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
No further relevant information available.
Conditions to avoid
None known.
Incompatible materials
None known.
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects
Not classified.
Eye contact
May cause eye irritation.
Skin contact
May cause skin irritation.
Ingestion
No further relevant information available.
Inhalation
May cause irritation to the respiratory tract. Heavy exposure to freshly formed mica dust may cause acute reactions. Respirable mica dust can be inhaled and deposited in the lungs and is toxic to lungs and mucous membranes.
Toxicity and irritation
Carcinogenicity:
Mica in respirable size is known to be carcinogenic.
Chronic symptoms:
Chronic overexposure to mica dust may cause fibrotic pneumoconiosisto develop. Where pneumoconiosis due to overexposure to mica has been demonstrated, signs and symptoms resemble those of silicosis, but X-ray patterns differ.
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Ecotoxicity
No further relevant information available.
Persistence and degradability
No further relevant information available.
Bioaccumulative potential
No further relevant information available.
Other adverse effects
Effect on ozone layer: No additional information available
Effect on the global warming: No known ecological damage caused by this product
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
General information
Sewage disposal recommendations: Do not dispose of waste into sewer.
Waste disposal recommendations: Landfill. Dispose in a safe manner in accordance with local/national regulations.
Ecology - waste materials: Avoid release to the environment.
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
ADG label required
HAZCHEM
Not available.

UN Number
None
Proper shipping name
Not regulated.
Transport hazard class
Void
Packing group
None.
Environmental hazard
No.
Special precautions for users
No information available.
Additional information
No information available.
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Poisons Schedule Number
Not Scheduled.
Other Information
No further relevant information available.
16. OTHER INFORMATION
SDS preparation date
7 June 2019
Comments
This Safety Data Sheet (SDS) has been prepared in compliance with the Preparation of Safety Data Sheets for Hazardous Chemicals Code of Practice February 2016. It is the user's responsibility to determine the suitability of this information for adoption of necessary safety precautions. The information published in this SDS has been compiled from the publications listed in Section 16: to the best of our ability and knowledge these publications are considered accurate. We reserve the right to revise Safety Data Sheets as new information becomes available. Copies may be made for non-profit use.

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