NATIONAL GYPSUM -- AGRICULTURAL GYPSUM -- 6810-00N049100
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:AGRICULTURAL GYPSUM
MSDS Date:11/07/1985
FSC:6810
NIIN:00N049100
MSDS Number: BVCNH
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:NATIONAL GYPSUM
Address:2001 REXFORD RD
City:CHARLOTTE
State:NC
ZIP:28211
Country:US
Info Phone Num:704-365-0950
Emergency Phone Num:704-365-0950
CAGE:85074
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:GOLD BOND BUILDING PRODUCTS DIV NATIONAL GYPSUM
Address:2001 REXFORD RD
Box:City:CHARLOTTE
State:NC
ZIP:28211-3415
Country:US
Phone:704-365-7300
CAGE:9N701
Company Name:NATIONAL GYPSUM CO
CAGE:85074

=============  Composition/Information on Ingredients  =============

Ingred Name:CALCIUM SULFATE DIHYDRATE
CAS:10101-41-4
RTECS #:EW4150000
OSHA PEL:N/K 
ACGIH TLV:5 MG/M3 (MFR)

Ingred Name:SILICA, CRYSTALLINE - QUARTZ; (QUARTZ) (MFR INVALID CAS
    NO:1480-60-7)
CAS:14808-60-7
RTECS #:VV7330000
OSHA PEL:10 MG/M3 (MFR)
ACGIH TLV:0.1 MG/M3 RDUST

=====================  Hazards Identification  =====================

LD50 LC50 Mixture:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:NO  Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:YES    IARC:YES	  OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:PRIMARY EXPOSURE ROUTE - INHALATION,
    CONTINUOUS EXPOSURE TO HIGH CONCENTRATIONS MAY IMPAIR LUNG
    FUNCTION.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:SILICA, CRYSTALLINE-QUARTZ:IARC
    MONOGRAPHS, SUPP, VOL 7, PG 341, 1987:GRP 2A. NTP 6TH ANNUAL RPT ON
    CARCINS, (SUPP DATA)
Effects of Overexposure:SEE HEALTH HAZARDS.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

=======================  First Aid Measures  =======================

First Aid:INGEST:CALL MD IMMEDIATELY . INHAL:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR.
    SUPPORT BREATHING (GIVE O*2/ARTF RESP) . SKIN:FLUSH W/COPIOUS
    AMOUNTS OF WATER. CALL MD . EYES:WASH W/WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MI
    NUTES. SEEK MEDICAL AID IF REQUIRED.

=====================  Fire Fighting Measures  =====================

Flash Point:NOT COMBUSTIBLE
Extinguishing Media:MEDIA SUITABLE FOR SURROUNDING FIRE .
Fire Fighting Procedures:USE NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED SCBA & FULL PROTECTIVE
    EQUIPMENT .

==================  Accidental Release Measures  ==================

Spill Release Procedures:SCOOP UP SHOVEL UP. AVOID CREATING DUST.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

======================	Handling and Storage  ======================

Handling and Storage Precautions:KEEP DRY TO PRESERVE USEFULNESS.
Other Precautions:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

=============  Exposure Controls/Personal Protection  =============

Respiratory Protection:NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED RESPIRATORY PROTECTION FOR
    DUST IF NEEDED.
Ventilation:LOCAL EXHAUST: TO MAINTAIN DUST CONCENTRATION BELOW TLV.
Protective Gloves:IMPERVIOUS GLOVES .
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES. GOGGLES IF DUSTY.
Other Protective Equipment:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Work Hygienic Practices:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Supplemental Safety and Health
EXPLAN OF CARCIN:1991:ANTICIPATED TO BE CARCINOGEN.

==================  Physical/Chemical Properties  ==================

Spec Gravity:2.3 (H*2O=1)
Solubility in Water:SLIGHT
Appearance and Odor:WHITE TO GREY POWDER/ROCK; NO ODOR.

=================  Stability and Reactivity Data  =================

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
NONE KNOWN.
Stability Condition to Avoid:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:WHEN HEATED TO DECOMPOSITION RELEASES
    SO*X.

====================  Disposal Considerations  ====================

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSAL MUST BE I/A/W FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL
    REGULATIONS . LANDFILL I/A/W REGULATIONS.

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