SMAW - Hardfacing alloyed electrode.
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]. Classified A4 by ACGIH, 3 by IARC [Chromium]. Classified 2B
by IARC [Titanium dioxide]. Classified None. by NIOSH [Titanium dioxide]. Classified A4 by ACGIH [Titanium dioxide]. Classified +
by NIOSH [Nickel]. Classified 2B by IARC, Classified 2 by NTP [Nickel]. Classified A5 by ACGIH [Nickel]. Classified 3 by IARC
[Silica, Amorphous]. Classified A4 by ACGIH, 3 by IARC [Calcium fluoride]. Classified 1 by NTP, + by NIOSH [Silica crystalline,
quartz]. Classified A2 by ACGIH, 2A by IARC [Silica crystalline, quartz].
MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.
TERATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.
Absorbed through skin. 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
first to look at the preventive measures in case of inhalation.
Hazardous by the following route of exposure: of skin contact (irritant). Skin inflammation is characterized by itching, scaling,
reddening or, occasionally, blistering.