Calcium silicate mineral (calcium metaslicate)
Additive in paints and plastics
Section 1. Chemical Product and Company Identification
R. T. VANDERBILT COMPANY, INCORPORATED
30 WINFIELD STREET
NORWALK, CT 06855
In Case of
R. T. Vanderbilt Company, Inc.
30 Winfield Street
Norwalk, CT 06855
Material Safety Data Sheet
Inosilicate (chain silicate-structural).
See Section II
Conforms to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH), Annex II - Europe
Section 2. Hazards Identification
Not an acute hazard. Contains quartz. May cause mechanical eye or skin irritation in high concentrations.
As with all mineral spills, minimize dusting during clean-up. Do not breathe dust. Prolonged inhalation may
cause lung injury. Product can become slippery when wet.
Pulmonary System (chronic risk).
Section 3. Composition/Information on Ingredients
Unlikely to be toxic by ingestion.
Flush with plenty of flowing water. Get medical attention if irritation persists.
Wash off with water.
Allow the victim to rest in a well ventilated area if high concentration is inhaled and mechanical irritation or
discomfort occurs. Seek medical attention if irritation persists.
Section 4. First Aid Measures
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Products of Combustion
Fire Fighting Media
and Instructions Fire Hazard
Product will not burn, use appropriate extinguishing media for surrounding fires.
Not considered to be flammable.
Section 5. Fire and Explosion