Material Safety Data Sheet
Section 1. Product and Company Identification
EMD Chemicals Inc.
P.O. Box 70
480 Democrat Road
Gibbstown, NJ 08027
Prior to January 1, 2003 EMD Chemicals Inc. was EM
Industries, Inc. or EM Science, Division of EM Industries,
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GRANULAR ZINC, ZINC DUST
Section 2. Composition and Information on Ingredients
+ Section 3. Hazards Identification
Physical State and
Solid. (Granular solid. Solid powder. Sticks, strips, sheets.)
HEAT, SHOCK OR FRICTION TO ZINC DUST MAY CAUSE FIRE OR EXPLOSION.
DUST MAY IGNITE SPONTANEOUSLY WITH AIR, ESPECIALLY WHEN WET.
HARMFUL IF INHALED OR SWALLOWED.
CONTAINS MATERIAL WHICH CAUSES DAMAGE TO THE FOLLOWING ORGANS: SKIN.
MAY CAUSE RESPIRATORY TRACT, EYE AND SKIN IRRITATION.
Warnings apply to zinc in its powdered form.
Routes of Entry
Potential Acute Health Effects
Eyes May be hazardous in case of eye contact (irritant).
Skin May be hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant). Skin inflammation is characterized by itching, scaling,
reddening, or, occasionally, blistering.
Inhalation Hazardous in case of inhalation. May be hazardous in case of inhalation (lung irritant).
Ingestion Hazardous in case of ingestion.
Potential Chronic Health Effects
Carcinogenic Effects This material is not known to cause cancer in animals or humans.
Additional information See Toxicological Information (section 11)
Repeated exposure to a highly toxic material may produce general deterioration of health by an
accumulation in one or many human organs.