Pumice

  • Pumicite
  • Hyuega soil
  • Volcanoes, pumice from
Formula
Unspecified
Description
Grey solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
1332-09-8
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-8381
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a dry area.
Handling
Use with adequate ventilation.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Protective garments not normally required. Clothing: Protective garments not normally required.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
None reported, however, may be incompatible with strong oxidizers.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire, use water fog, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or regular foam.

Health.
Poison_Class
-
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Expected to be a low ingestion hazard.
   Inhalation
Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
   Skin
Dust may cause mechanical irritation.
   Eyes
Dust may cause mechanical irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid if irritation or symptoms occur.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water.
   Eyes
Get medical aid. Do NOT allow victim to rub or keep eyes closed. Gently lift eyelids and flush continuously with water.

Transport.