SAUEREISEN CEMENTS COMPANY -- LOW EXPANSION CEMENT (POWDER) - NO. 29P -- 5970-01-128-5930
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:LOW EXPANSION CEMENT (POWDER) - NO. 29P
MSDS Date:05/01/1990
FSC:5970
NIIN:01-128-5930
MSDS Number: BSYMG
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:SAUEREISEN CEMENTS COMPANY
Address:160 GAMMA DRIVE
City:PITTSBURGH
State:PA
ZIP:15238
Country:US
Info Phone Num:412-963-0303
Emergency Phone Num:412-963-0303/800-424-9300
CAGE:80703
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:SAUEREISEN CEMENTS COMPANY
Address:160 GAMMA DRIVE
Box:City:PITTSBURGH
State:PA
ZIP:15238
Country:US
Phone:412-963-0303
CAGE:80703

=============  Composition/Information on Ingredients  =============

Ingred Name:SILICA, CRYSTALLINE - QUARTZ
CAS:14808-60-7
RTECS #:VV7330000
Fraction by Wt: 5-15%
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED
OSHA PEL:10 MG/M3 RDUST; Z-3
ACGIH TLV:0.1 MG/M3 RDUST;9394

Ingred Name:ZIRCONIUM(IV) SILICATE
CAS:14940-68-2
RTECS #:ZH9000000
Fraction by Wt: 60-85%
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED
OSHA PEL:5MG/M3 AS ZR
ACGIH TLV:5MG/M3 AS ZR

Ingred Name:SODIUM SILICOFLUORIDE
CAS:16893-85-9
RTECS #:VV8410000
Fraction by Wt: 7-20%
Other REC Limits:2.5 MG/M3 TVL & PEL

=====================  Hazards Identification  =====================

LD50 LC50 Mixture:LD50 (ORAL-RAT) 125 MG/KG
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:NO  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:YES    IARC:YES	  OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE: INORGANIC FLUORIDES ARE HIGHLY
    IRRITATING AND TOXIC. MAY CAUSE IRRITATION TO RESPIRATORY TRACT,
    SKIN AND EYES. LARGE DOSES CAN CAUSE NAUSEA, VOMITING AND DIARRHEA.
    CIRCULATORY, RESPIRATORY COMP LAINTS AND SKIN RASHES MAY OCCUR.
    CHRONIC: FLUORIDES MAY PRODUCE EMBRITTLEMENT OF BONE. SILICA DUST
    MAY CAUSE SILICOSIS.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:SILICA IS LISTED IN NTP AND IARC.
Effects of Overexposure:EYE, SKIN & RESPIRATORY TRACT IRRITATION.
    NAUSEA, VOMITTING, DIARRHEA, CIRCULATORY AND/OR RESPIRATORY
    COMPLAINTS AND SKIN RASHES MAY OCCUR.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:RESPIRATORY DISEASES INCLUDING
    ASTHMA AND EMPHYSEMA.

=======================  First Aid Measures  =======================

First Aid:EYE CONTACT: FLUSH EYES IMMEDIATELY WITH WATER FOR AT LEAST
    15 MINUTES. GET MEDICAL ATTENTION. SKIN: WASH CONTACT AREA
    THOROUGHLY WITH SOAP AND WATER. REMOVE CONTAMINATED CLOTHING. GET
    MEDICAL ATTENTI ON IF ERYTHERMA DEVELOPS. INHALATION: REMOVE TO
    FRESH AIR AT ONCE. GET MEDICAL ATTENTION. INGESTION: DRINK AS MUCH
    WATER AS POSSIBLE. INDUCE VOMITING. GET MEDICAL MEDICAL ATTENTION
    IMMEDIATELY.

=====================  Fire Fighting Measures  =====================

Flash Point:NONE
Extinguishing Media:WATER SPRAY, "ALCOHOL FOAM", DRY CHEMICAL, CARBON
    DIOXIDE.
Fire Fighting Procedures:FIRE FIGHTERS SHOULD USE NIOSH APPROVED SCBA &
    FULL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT WHEN FIGHTING CHEMICAL FIRE. USE WATER
    SPRAY TO COOL NEARBY CONTAINERS EXPOSED TO FIRE.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:EMITS FLUORIDE FUMES IF HEATED TO
    DECOMPOSITION TEMPERATURES (932F).

==================  Accidental Release Measures  ==================

Spill Release Procedures:SWEEP, SCOP OR VACUUM DISCHARGED MATERIAL.
    RESPIRATORY PROTECTION SHOULD BE WORN AT ALL TIMES AND SKIN CONTACT
    AVOIDED.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

======================	Handling and Storage  ======================

Handling and Storage Precautions:STORE IN A COOL, DRY, WELL VENTILATED
    AREA. KEEP CONTAINERS TIGHTLY CLOSED WHEN NOT IN USE. PROTECT
    CONTAINERS FROM PHYSICAL DAMAGE.
Other Precautions:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

=============  Exposure Controls/Personal Protection  =============

Respiratory Protection:USE DUST RESPIRATORS IN COMPLIANCE WITH OSHA
    STANDARD 1910.134.
Ventilation:NORMAL VENTILATION FOR GOOD WORKING CONDITIONS SHOULD BE
    USED.
Protective Gloves:WORK GLOVES RECOMMENDED.
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES WITH SIDE SHIELDS.
Other Protective Equipment:EYE WASH STATION AND SAFETY SHOWER.
    INDUSTRIAL-TYPE WORK CLOTHING TO PREVENT SKIN CONTACT, ARMS, LEGS,
    NECK, FACE.
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING
Supplemental Safety and Health
MANUFACTURER HAS LISTED AN INGREDIENT AS SODIUM FLUORIDE; CAS #
    16893-85-9. THIS CAS # IS LISTED AS SODIUM SILICOFLUORIDE ALSO
    KNOWN AS SODIUM FLUOROSILICATE. THIS INGREDIENT IS UN2674 FOR
    TRANSPORTAT ION AND IS CLASS 6.1 PACKAGE GROUP 111.MANUFACTURER
    DOES NOT DENOTE A LABEL TO COVER "KEEP AWAY FROM FOOD".

==================  Physical/Chemical Properties  ==================

HCC:T4
Spec Gravity:4.5
Solubility in Water:NEGLIGIBLE
Appearance and Odor:WHITE POWDER; ODORLESS.
Percent Volatiles by Volume:0

=================  Stability and Reactivity Data  =================

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG ACIDS AND ACID VAPORS
Stability Condition to Avoid:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:HYDROGEN FLUORIDE GAS

====================  Disposal Considerations  ====================

Waste Disposal Methods:MATERIAL COULD BE DISPOSED OF IN APPROVED
    LANDFILL ACCORDING TO FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL REGULATIONS.

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