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)
DUSTLESS SCHOOL CHALK
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
ST. LOUIS CRAYON & SOAPSTONE
Emergency Telephone Number
(314) 621-9580
Address (Number, Street, City, State, and ZIP Code)
1737 MACKLIND AVENUE, SUITE B
Telephone Number for Information
SAME
ST. LOUIS, MO 63110 Date Prepared
  Signature of Preparer (optional)
 

Section II - Hazard Ingredients/Identity Information

Hazardous Components
(Specific Chemical Identity; Common Name(s))
OSHA PEL ACGIH TLV Other Limits
Recommended
% (optional)
NO HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, 95% CALCIUM CARBONATE (CaCO3)
CALCIUM CARBONATE IS CONSIDERED NON-TOXIC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Section III - Physical/Chemical Characteristics

Boiling Point NA Specific Gravity (H 2 O = 1) 1.0
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg.) NA Melting Point NA
Vapor Density (AIR = 1) NA Evaporation Rate
(Butyl Acetate = 1)
0
Solubility in Water   2.7 - 2.8
Appearance and Odor   WHITE 3-1/2" X 3/16" DIAMETER, NO ODOR

Section IV - Fire and Explosion Hazard Data

Flash Point (Method Used)  NA Flammable Limits  NA LEL   UEL  
Extinguishing Media  NA
Special Fire Fighting Procedures   NA
 
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards   NA
 
(Reproduce locally) OSHA 174, Sept. 1985

Section V - Reactivity Data

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

Section VI - Health Hazard Data

Route(s) of Entry:   Inhalation? Skin? Ingestion?
 
Health Hazards (Acute and Chronic)   NONE KNOWN
 
 
Carcinogenicity:  NA NTP? IARC Monographs? OSHA Regulated?
 
Signs and Symptoms of Exposure  NONE
 
Medical Conditions
Generally Aggravated by Exposure
  NA
 
Emergency and First Aid Procedures  NO SPECIAL PROCEDURES
 

Section VII - Precautions for Safe Handling and Use

Steps to Be Taken in Case Material is Released or Spilled 
SWEEP OR VACUUM
 
Waste Disposal Method  BURY IN LANDFILL, UNLESS PROHIBITED BY LOCAL LAW
 
Precautions to Be taken in Handling and Storing  NONE
 
Other Precautions  NONE
 

Section VIII - Control Measures

Respiratory Proctection (Specify Type)   NA
Ventilation Local Exhaust  NA Special  NA
Mechanical (General)   NA Other  NA
Protective Gloves  NA Eye Protection  NA
Other Protective Clothing or Equipment  NA
Work/Hygienic Practices  NA
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