MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET NATURAL DIATOMACEOUS EARTH (DE)
PRODUCT AND COMPANY INFORMATION
DICALITE MINERALS CORP. 1 Bala Avenue, Suite 310, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Dicalite (All Natural DE Products) Dicalite
Natural Diatomaceous Earth
DICALITE MINERALS CORP.
1 Bala Ave, Suite 310
Bala Cynwyd State: PA
Primary Material Use:
Date of Preparation:
11/05/08 by: Dicalite Minerals Corp./Dicaperl Minerals Inc.
2. COMPOSITION-INGREDIENT INFORMATION
Diatomaceous Earth (DE)
Respirable Quartz, ACGIH
3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
White to off-white, no specific odor.
OSHA Regulations Status:
OSHA 29CFR 1910.1200
Potential Health Effects:
See section 11 Toxocological information.
Primary Entry Routes:
Temporary irritation or inflammation
May cause dryness with continued exposure.
Not considered harmful in small amounts, but mouth,throat and stomach
irritation may occur.
Chronic Health Effects:
This product may contain crystalline silica (CS), which is classified as a hazard by
inhalation.Long term inhalation of respirable crystalline silica dusts in excess of the TLV
(threshold limit value), over a prolonged period may cause a non-cancerous lung disease
(silicosis). Inhalation of respirable crystalline silica has been classified as carcinogenic
(Group1) byIARC, a unit of the World Health Organization. Respirable crystalline silica is
listed by the NTP as a known human carcinogen.
Conditions aggravated by
Upper respiratory and lung disease such as bronchitis, emphysema,and exposure