Material Safety Data Sheet

May be used to comply with
OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard,
29 CFR 1910.1200. Standard must be
consulted for specific requirements.
U.S. Department of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
(Non-Mandatory Form)
Form Approved
OMB No. 1218-0072


IDENTITY (As Used on Label and List)

  Precast Concrete / Cast Stone

Note: Blank spaces are not permitted. If any item is not applicable, or no information is available, the space must be marked to indicate that.

Section I

Manufacturer's Name
  Steps Plus, Inc.
Emergency Telephone Number
  315-432-0885
Address (Number, Street, City, State, and ZIP Code) Telephone Number for Information
  315-432-0885
  6375 Thompson Road Date Prepared
  
  Syracuse, NY 13206 Signature of Preparer (optional)
 

Section II - Hazardous Ingredients/Identity Information

Hazardous Components (Specific Chemical Identity; Common Name(s)) OSHA PEL ACGIH TLV Other Limits Recommended %(optional)
  Quartz (S102)  10mg /m3   (As free crystalline Silica)
 
  Silica Flour   (S102)  10mg /m3   (As free crystalline Silica)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Section III - Physical/Chemical Characteristics

Boiling Point  N/A Specific Gravity (H2O = 1)
 
 N/A
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg)  N/A Melting Point  N/A
 
Vapor Density (AIR = 1)  N/A Evaporation Rate
(Butyl Acetate = 1)
 N/A
 
Solubility in Water
 Not Soluble.
Appearance and Odor
 Odorless solid.

Section IV - Fire and Explosion Hazard Data

Flash Point (Method Used)
 N/A
Flammable Limits
 N/A
LEL
 N/A
UEL
 N/A
Extinguishing Media
 N/A
Special Fire Fighting Procedures
 None.
 
 
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards
 None.
 
 
(Reproduce locally) OSHA 174, Sept. 1985

Section V - Reactivity Data

Stability Unstable   Conditions to Avoid
 
  Stable  X  None.
 
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid)
    None.
Hazardous Decomposition or Byproducts
    None.
Hazardous
Polymerization
May Occur   Conditions to Avoid
 
  Will Not Occur  X  None.
 


Section VI - Health Hazard Data

Route(s) of Entry: Inhalation?
   Yes
Skin?
   No
Ingestion?
   Yes
Health Hazards (Acute and Chronic)
 Sawing or grinding may result in release of dust particles which may:
 Acute: Cause minor irritation of the eye or nose.
 
 Chronic: Result in lung disease (Silicosis) if exposed to excessive amounts for prolonged periods.
Carcinogenicity: NTP?
   No
IARC Monographs?
   No
OSHA Regulated?
   No
 
 
Signs and Symptoms of Exposure
 Irritation of eyes and nose or shortness of breath.
 
 
Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure:
  Pre-existing lung disease such as Emphysema or Asthma.
 
 
Emergency and First Aid Procedures
 Flush eyes generously with water for 15 minutes. If irritation persists,
 contact a physician.
 

Section VII - Precautions for Safe Handling and Use

Steps to Be Taken in Case Material is Released or Spilled
 Sweep up and discard.
 
 
 
 
Waste Disposal Method
 Dispose of as common waste.
 
 
Precautions to Be taken in Handling and Storing
 None.
 
 
Other Precautions
 Wear a NIOSH approved respirator and tight fitting goggles when
 sawing or grinding.
 

Section VIII - Control Measures

Respiratory Proctection (Specify Type)
 When cutting or grinding, wear a NIOSH approved Particulate Respirator.
Ventilation Local Exhaust
 As required for dust.
Special
 N/A
  Mechanical (General)
 In confined area.
Other
 N/A
Protective Gloves
  When cutting or grinding.
Eye Protection:  Tight fitting goggles when cutting or grinding.
Other Protective Clothing or Equipment
  None.
Work/Hygienic Practices
  N/A
* U.S.G.P.O.: 1986 - 491 - 529/45775
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