Rio Grande Stucco
P.O. Box 1166
El Paso, TX 79907 West Sacramento,
CA 95691 www.westernblended.com
3201 W. 67
6101 53 rd. Drive
Los Angeles CA
Section 1: Product Identification
Trade Name: Gypsnow
Chemical Name: none
Chemical Family: Proprietary Blend
Section 2: Hazardous Chemical Information
Plaster of Paris
*see note below
*SiO2 OSHA PEL: 10mg/m3 divided by (the percentage of silica in the dust plus 2)
Section 3: Physical/Chemical Data
Boiling Point: N/A
Melting Point: N/A
Specific Gravity: 2.4-3.2 g/cc
Vapor Pressure ( mm Hg
Vapor Density: N/A
Evaporation Rate: N/A
Solubility in Water: Slightly
Percent Volatility: 0
Appearance: Gray or off white powder material with a slight odor.
: Non combustible
Lower Explosion Limit
Section 4: Fire and Explosive Data:
: Not Combustible- Use extinguishing agent for surrounding fire
Special Firefighting Procedures
: Material will not burn
Section 5: Health Hazard Data
Primary Routes of Exposure: Inhalation, Skin and Eye Contact.
: Inhalation of dust can cause headache, nausea, irritation and/or inflammation of the nose, throat or lungs.
: Direct contact with eyes can cause eye irritation and/ or alkali burns.
: Prolonged or repeated skin contact with wet material can cause skin irritation and/ or alkali burns.
First Aide Procedure
: Move subject to fresh air. Seek medical assistance
: Flush eyes with running water for a minimum of 15 minutes. Contact a physician if irritation persists.
: Wash affected area thoroughly with soap and water. Consult a physician if irritation persists.
: If swallowed, give at least 2 glasses of water to drink, consult a physician.
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Section 6: Reactivity Data
: Hydrated lime is incompatible with acids, ammonia salts, and some organic compounds.
: Will not occur
: Will not occur.
Section 7: Spill or Leak Procedures
: See section 5 Health Hazard Data and Section 8 Special
: Handle as a nuisance dust. Use respiratory protection if dust becomes airborne.
: Dispose of in accordance with applicable Federal, State and Local
. Keep spills and runoff out of municipal sewers and open bodies of water.
Section 8: Special Protection Information
: None required for normal use of this product. If the material is sanded or ground when dry, NIOSH/MSHA approved respiratory for dust should be used.
As with any safety product, workers using respirators need to be trained in the proper selection, use and care of such equipment.
: Use goggles or safety glasses approved for nuisance dust.
: Rubber or neoprene gloves will provide protection against wet material.
Other Protective Equipment
: Local ventilation, if needed.
Section 9: Special Precautions and Information
Manufacturers of Western Blended Products in the State of California are required by
Proposition 65 to warn that one or more of the components contained in this product could contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm. The State of California (Proposition 65) requires this warning in the absence of definite testing to prove that the defined risks do not exist. We believe this product complies with all other applicable state and federal laws that governs the regulations for manufacturing, distribution.
Manufacturers of Western Blended Products provide the information contained herein in good faith but makes no representation as to its comprehensiveness or accuracy. This document is intended only as a guide to the appropriate precautionary handling of the material by a properly trained person. Individuals receiving this information must consult their own technical and legal advisors and/ or exercise their won judgment in determining its appropriateness for a particular purpose. Sacramento Stucco makes no representations or warranties, either express or implies, including without limitation and warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose with respect to the information set forth herein or the products(s) to which the information refers.
Accordingly, Manufacturers of Western Blended Products will not be responsible or liable for any claims, losses or damages resulting from the use of or reliance upon or failure to use this information.