Earthenware & Stoneware Bisque
North American Format

COMPANY INFORMATION

Prepared:   March 1, 2013
Supersedes:   August 1, 2010
Manufacturer:   Mayco Colors
    Division of Coloramics, LLC
    4077 Weaver Court South
    Hilliard, Ohio 43026
    United States of America

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Prepared by: MSDS department
Information Telephone Number: 614-876-1171


SECTION 1: PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION

Mayco Eathernware Bisque All Products
Add-ditions Bisque All Products
Mayco Glass Molds All Products
Mayco Stoneware Bisque All Products

SECTION 2: COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Ingredients CAS ACGIH
TLV
OSHA
PEL
Amorphous Silica 60676-86-0 0.10mg/m3 0.10mg/m3
Alumina Silicate 1332-58-7 N/A N/A

SECTION 3: HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Crystalline silica dust may be present.

Route(s) of Entry: Inhalation, Ingestion; absorption through the skin is negligible.

Health Hazards (acute and chronic): Prolonged inhalation of silica, in excess of TLV, over an extended period of time may result in injury to the lungs.

SECTION 4: FIRST AID MEASURES

  • If inhaled: Remove from exposure
  • If on skin: Wash skin with soap and water
  • If in eyes: Flush eyes with large quantities of water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists after washing, contact a physician.
  • If swallowed: Dilute by drinking water

SECTION 5: FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

Flash Point (method used): N/A
LEL: N/A
UEL: N/A
Flammable Limits: N/A
Extinguishing Media: None required
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: None
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: None

SECTION 6: ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Steps to be taken in case material is released or spilled: Not Applicable

Waste Disposal Method: Follow Federal or State and Local regulations for disposal.

Testing of the waste may be required to determine status under the hazardous waste regulations.


SECTION 7: HANDLING AND STORAGE

PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING AND USE:

  • Engineer Control: None
  • Work practices: Store away from feed and food. Do not smoke, eat or drink while handling.
  • Ventilation: N/A
  • Procedure/equipment: None
  • Procedure for leaks or spills: N/A
  • Waste Disposal Method: Follow Federal or State and Local regulations for disposal.

SECTION 8: EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

  • Respiratory Protection: Use a NIOSH approved respirator if excessive dust conditionsexist(threshold limits listed in Section 3).
  • Protective Gloves: Not normally needed, use latex gloves if you are sensitive to dry ceramic surfaces.
  • Eye Protection: Wear appropiate eye protection or safety glasses to keep dust out of eyes.
  • Other Protective Clothing or Equipment: Wear appropriate clean, protective clothing such as, but not limited to, overalls, smocks, and aprons.
  • Work/Hygienic Practices: Food, beverages, and smoking materials should not be in the work area. Hygiene is very important. Wash thoroughly before eating, drinking, smoking, or applying cosmetics.

SECTION 9: PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Appearance: White Solid Ceramic, Various Shapes
Odor/Odor Threshold: Neglible
PH: 7-10
Boiling Point: N/A
Vapor Pressure: N/A
Vapor Density: N/A
Melting Point: above 19000°F
Specific Gravity (H2O=1): < 1.0
Flammable Limits: None
Explosive limits: None
Partition Coefficient: None
Oxidizing Properties: None
Solubility in Water: Miscible in water
Percent Volatile by Volume: None
Evaporation Rate: None
Freezing point: N/A
Flash Point: None
Auto ignition temperature: None

SECTION 10: STABILITY AND REACTIVITY DATA

  • Incompatibility (material to avoid): None
  • Stability: Stable (conditions to avoid): N/A
  • Hazardous Decomposition or by-products: None
  • Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur
  • Conditions to avoid: Do not grind, drill, sand, scrape or otherwise produce dust.

SECTION 11: TOXICOLOGY INFORMATION

Hazard to Humans: As packaged and provided by the manufacturer: None during normal use.

The following warnings apply IF AND ONLY IF excessive dust his created from excessive handling, drilling, sanding, grinding, etc.:

WARNING: CONTAINS QUARTZ

MAY BE HARMFUL BY BREATHING DUST
EXPOSURE MAY CAUSE LUNG DAMAGE
POSSIBLE CANCER AGENT BASED ON TESTS WITH LABORATORY ANIMALS

PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENTS:

KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN
AVOID INHALATION

This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer.

Health Hazards (acute and chronic):
Prolonged inhalation of silica dust, in excess of TLV, over an extended period of time may result in injury to the lungs

These products conform to ASTM-4236 and have been certified by an independent, 3rd party toxicologist to be NON TOXIC.


SECTION 12: ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Mobility: N/A
Persistence/Degradability: N/A
Bioaccumulation: N/A
Ecotoxicity: N/A

SECTION 13: DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Waste Disposal Method: Follow your Federal or State and Local regulations for disposal.

Testing of the waste may be required to determine status under the hazardous waste regulations.

Waste from residue/unused product: Can be landfilled according to local regulations.
Contaminated packing: Can be landfilled according to local regulations.


SECTION 14: TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

UN Number: None for this product.


SECTION 15: REGULATORY INFORMATION

Silica is listed by California, Proposition 65

Silica is listed on the IARC, OSHA or NTP carcinogen list.

All ingredients are on U.S. TSCA / EC / AICS / DSL Inventory.

These products conform to ASTM-4236 and have been certified by an independent, 3rd party toxicologist to be NON TOXIC.

See local requirements.


SECTION 16: ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Risk of ingestion is very limited. Inhalation of dust is the predominant means entry into the body. Do not grind, drill, sand, scrape or otherwise create dust from a bisque body. Most inhalation dangers can be addressed by wearing a NIOSH approved respirator during drilling or grinding. DO NOT DRILL, GRIND OR SAND WITHOUT USING A NIOSH RESPIRATOR.

This information is furnished with out warranty, representation, inducement or license of any kind, except that it is accurate to the best of knowledge of COLORAMICS, LLC or obtained from sources believed to be accurate.

COLORAMICS, LLC does not assume any legal responsibility for use or reliance on same. Customers are encouraged to conduct their own tests before using any product. Read the product label.

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