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Section I: Company & Product Information
 Company  : Industrial Mineral Co.,      
 Address  : Post Box No.6, Muthiahpuram, Tuticorin 628 005 India.  Phone   : 0091 461 2357221 / 2357222
 E-mail : indusmin@sancharnet.in  Fax  0091 461 2357223
 Product  : upreme Garnet  Description  A natural Mineral from the Almandine Garnet Family
Substance:    Nil   Respirable dust Nil
 Crystalline Silica:    Nil  Nuisance dust Nil
 Section II: Physical & Chemical Characteristics
Melting Point : 1315ēC  Specific Gravity : 4.1
 Solubility in Water : Insoluble Appearance : Deep Red, Reddish Brown
Odor : No Odor      

 Section III: Fire and Explosion Hazard Data

Flash Point : Non-flammable Solid Extinguishing Media : Use appropriate for the Surrounding fire
Fire Fighting Procedures : Should be protected from Nuisance dust Unusual fire and explosion hazards : None 
Section IV: Reactivity Data
 Handling  : No special handling in normal use Incompatibility : None known
Hazardous decomposition or By products : None known Hazardous Polymerization : None known
Conditions to avoid : None known      
Section V: Health Hazard Data

Route(s) of Entry

• Inhalation: Possible • Skin: None • Ingestion: None
Health Hazards (acute and chronic): None known. Use care to limit possible exposure to Nuisance dust during blast cleaning.
Signs and Symptoms of Exposure: Exposure to nuisance dust may cause eye, throat or Lung irritation, coughing, or shortness to breath.
Medical conditions generally aggravated by exposure: Chronic bronchitis, emphysema and other lung diseases may be aggravated by exposure to nuisance dust.
Emergency and first aid procedures:
- Eye Contact : Wash eyes with water to flush out dust particles
- Skin Contact : Wash affected area with soap and water. 
Section VI: Precautions for Safe Handling and Use
Steps to be taken in case material is released or spilled: No Special Precautions needed.

Sweep or Vacuum material for disposal prevent generation of dust during clean up.

Waste disposal methods: Follow local, state and Federal guidelines for disposal. Material contaminated in use may require special handling
Precautions to be take in handling and storing: None - Use good housekeeping practices to reduce dust. Use approved hand eye and respiratory protection when handling material.
Other Precautions: Use material only for the purposes intended, and incorporate methods of dust control to maintain airborne dust within statutory limits.
Section VII: Control Measures
Respiratory Protection (specify type) NIOSH / MSHA approved filters and air supplied hoods for blasters. Ventilation  :  Yes
Local exhaust: Use when blast cleaning Mechanical (General): Meet dust TLV Special  :  None
Protection gloves: Leather or equivalent in use Eye protection : Safety glasses with side shields Other  :  None
Section VIII: Other Protective Clothing or Equipment

Hearing protection when working near blast Cleaning operation.

Work / hygienic practices: Maintain a clean, safe work environment & monitor work practices