MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET Mosher Limestone Company Limited Upper Musquodoboit, Nova Scotia BON 2MO Section 1 Phone 902-568-2654 Date: Dec 1, 2015 PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION: Agricultural Gypsum, Industrial Gypsum Powder NOTE THESE PRODUCTS DO NOT MEET THE CRITERIA FOR A WORKPLACE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INFORMATION SERVICE (WHMIS) CONTROLLED PRODUCT. CHEMICAL FAMILY: CAS REGISTRY NUMBER: OTHER CAS NUMBERS: MOLECULAR FORMULA: Calcium Sulfate Dihydrate 10101-41-4 1317-65-3 CaSO4 + H2O Section II INGREDIENTS CALCIUM SULFATE: CALCIUM CARBONATE: TLV mg/m3 PEL mg/m3 80-100 % 0 to 20 % 10 15 Section III PHYSICAL DATA MELTING POINT: SPECIFIC GRAVITY: SOLUBILITY IN WATER: APPEARANCE AND ODOR: 1450 DEGREES C - decomposes 2.32 - 2.96 0.2 % off white to white powder, odorless Section IV FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA FLASH POINT: non-combustible (does not burn) EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: Not applicable. Use extinguisher appropriate to the material which is burning. SPECIAL FIREFIGHTING PROCEDURES: None. Will not burn or support combustion. Section V HEALTH HAZARD DATA EXPOSURE GUIDELINES: TIME-WEIGHTED AVERAGE:(TLV-TWA): 10 mg/m3 - nuisance particulate EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE: ACUTE: EYES: Dust particles as "foreign object" may cause mild eye irritation. Symptoms include watering and irritation. Flush with lukewarm gently flowing water for 10 minutes holding eyelid open. If irritation persists consult physician. SKIN: No effect. INHALATION: Can be irritating to respiratory tract. Symptoms include sneezing and slight nose irritation. Remove from source. Consult physician of conditions persist. INGESTION: Non toxic by ingestion. CHRONIC: No adverse affects associated with repeated or prolonged exposure. CARCINOGENICITY OF INGREDIENTS: Not carcinogenic Considered nuisance dust. Causes little adverse effects on lungs and does not produce disease or toxic effects elsewhere in the body. Section VI STABILITY AND REACTIVITY DATA STABILITY: HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS: Stable Does not occur Above 1450 degree C. releases oxides of sulfur. INCOMPATIBILITY - MATERIALS TO AVOID: Acids: CORROSIVITY TO METALS: not corrosive. Section VII ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES PRECAUTIONS: Provide adequate protective chemicals that may react with spill. equipment and ventilation. Remove HANDLING AND CLEANUP: Follow routine safe handling procedures. Use vacuum with HEPA filter(s). Alternatively, dampen spilled material with water. Contain material, shovel or sweep into containers for recycling or disposal. May be disposed of as inert solid. Section VIII SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: Where there is large scale use of this material, (eg. bagging operations) engineering controls to reduce exposure may be necessary. Use local exhaust ventilation and process enclosure to control airborne dust. If ventilation procedures not effective, then wear suitable protective equipment including approved respiratory protection. If respiratory protection is required, institute a complete respiratory protection program including selection, fit testing, training, maintenance and inspection. Refer to the CSA Standard Z94.493, "Selection, Care, and Use of Respirators." available from the Canadian Standards Association, Rexdale, Ontario, M9W 1R3. EYE PROTECTION: Safety glasses suitable for dust protection. SKIN PROTECTION: Coveralls or long sleeves and pants to prevent accumulation of dust on skin as needed. DISCLAIMER of LIABILITY: As conditions and methods of use are beyond our control, we do not assume any responsibility or liability for any use of this material. Information contained herein is believed to be true and accurate, but all statements or suggestions are made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding accuracy of the information, the hazards connected with the use of the material, or the results obtained by the use thereof.