SAW - Submerged-Arc Fluxes.
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
F48A3-EM12K/ F49A3-EM12K/ F48A3-EM13K/ F49A3-EM13K;
F7A2-EM12K/ F7A2-EM13K/ F7A2-EL12;
Stainless, Duplex and Nickel alloys;
Carcinogenic effects(*): Classified A4 by ACGIH, 3 by IARC [Calcium fluoride]. Classified 1 by NTP, + by NIOSH [Silca
crystalline quartz]. Classified A2 by ACGIH, 2A by IARC [Silca crystalline quartz]. Classified A4 by ACGIH [Aluminum Oxide].
Classified A4 by ACGIH [Magnesium oxide]. Classified 2B by IARC [Titanium dioxide]. Classified None. by NIOSH [Titanium
dioxide]. Classified A4 by ACGIH [Titanium dioxide]. Classified A4 by ACGIH [Zirconium oxide]. Classified A4 by ACGIH
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.
Very hazardous by the following route of exposure: of eye contact (irritant). Inflammation of the eye is characterized by redness,
watering and itching.
Since the product (welding fumes) is a gas and that it is mostly probable that it will be inhaled more than ingested, please consider