- Risk of cancer and pulmonary diseases. Contains free crystalline silica. Do not breathe the dust, on a long-term basis it can cause lung diseases. The prolonged inhalation of crystalline silica can cause lung diseases, such as SILICOSIS. Silicosis is a progressive, incapacitating and sometimes fatal pulmonary disease.
- The CIRC has shown that crystalline silica of professional origin, if inhaled, can be carcinogenic for humans. The risk of damage depends on the duration and the level of the exposure. Avoid creating dust during handling, use or storage of the product. Secure area with adequate ventilation, suitable to respect the limits of recommended exposure.
- Not to be used for dry sanding. Follow the OSHA health and security standards, or all other relevant standards related to crystalline silica in the quartz shape. Before opening a bag, consult the security data card available. Take these warnings into account even for empty bags where residues of the product can remain.