Aluminium Rod for GTAW (TIG)
Air Liquide Canada Inc. 1250, René-Lévesque West, Suite 1700, Montreal, QC H3B 5E6
Material Safety Data Sheet - MSDS
In case of emergency
Section 1. Chemical Product and Company Identification
Date of issue
Carcinogenic effects(*): Classified None by NIOSH [Chromium, Metal]. Classified A4 by ACGIH, 3 by IARC [Chromium, Metal].
MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.
TERATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.
Dermal contact. Eye contact. Inhalation.
Medical conditions aggravated
Repeated exposure to the fumes emitted while using this material may produce general deterioration of health.
Section 2. Hazards Identification
Routes of entry
Potential acute health effects
Potential chronic health effects
Hazardous by the following route of exposure: of inhalation.
May cause eye irritation.
Since the product (welding fumes) is a gas and that it is mostly probable that it will be inhaled more than ingested, please consider
first to look at the preventive measures in case of inhalation.
May cause slight transient irritation.
Physical state and Appearance
(*) See Abbreviations (section 16).
Avoid contact with eyes. Avoid breathing dusts. Avoid contact with skin and clothing. Use only with adequate ventilation. Wash
thoroughly after handling.
ELECTRIC SHOCK can kill.
FUMES AND GASES can be dangerous to your health.
ARC RAYS can injure eyes and burn skin.
CANCER HAZARD CONTAINS MATERIAL WHICH CAN CAUSE CANCER
CAUSES EYE AND SKIN IRRITATION.
CONTAINS MATERIAL WHICH CAUSES DAMAGE TO THE FOLLOWING ORGANS: BLOOD, KIDNEYS, LUNGS,
RESPIRATORY TRACT, SKIN, CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
MAY BE HARMFUL IF INHALED OR SWALLOWED.
MAY CAUSE ALLERGIC SKIN REACTION.
These hazards relate to welding fumes (electrodes in use) a