Inadequate processing of the material or without the pertinent protective measures, may cause serious illnesses, such as silicosis or lung cancer. Refer to the Safety Data Sheets and to the Good Practice Guide available at osh.cosentino.com.
H372: Causes damage to organs (lung) through prolonged or repeated exposure (via inhalation).
H350i: May cause cancer by inhalation.
H335: May cause respiratory irritation.
P201: Obtain special instructions before use.
P202: Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
P260: Do not breathe dust.
P264: Wash hands and face thoroughly after handling.
P270: Do no eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
P284: Wear respiratory protection for particle filtering (P3)
FABRICATION AND HANDLING
Avoid dry mechanical processing, the dust generated may contain respirable crystalline silica (SiO2). Use measures focused to the suppression of the dust source, such as processing with water supply, and ventilation systems which warranty air renewal.
Ask a competent professional industrial hygienist to implement the occupational safety measures required by your local regulations, in order to mitigate your exposition to dust.