GTAW - Tungsten electrodes.
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: Not classified or listed by IARC, NTP, OSHA and ACGIH.
MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.
TERATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.
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.
Skin contact may produce burns.
Physical state and Appearance
(*) See Abbreviations (section 16).
Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use. Contains material that can cause target organ damage.
ELECTRIC SHOCK can kill.
FUMES AND GASES can be dangerous to your health.
ARC RAYS can injure eyes and burn skin.
These hazards relate to welding fumes (electrodes in use) and not to the electrodes as sold.
60 - 100
1 - 5
Section 3. Composition, Information on Ingredients
% by weight
See Section 8 for Exposure Limits of the oxides found in the welding fumes.
The fumes emitted by the electrodes, in use, ar