Agent Name

Feldspar

CAS Number

68476-25-5

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Mineral Dusts

Synonyms

High temperature flux; Aventurine; Feldspar-group minerals; [ChemIDplus] Feldspatsand; Glasur-Feldspatsand; Siliplast; FS; [IUCLID] Minspar 200; [K-T Feldspar MSDS]

Category

Other Mineral Dusts

Description

White to tan granules or powder; [K-T Feldspar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

"TSCA Definition 2008: An inorganic substance that is the reaction product of high temperature calcination in which aluminum oxide, barium oxide, calcium oxide, magnesium oxide, silicon oxide, and strontium oxide in varying amounts are homogeneously and ionically interdiffused to form a crystalline matrix." [ChemIDplus] Contains 7-13% crystalline silica (CAS# 14808-60-7) as a natural impurity; May cause mechanical irritation; Chronic inhalation exposure may cause adverse effects to respiratory function, silicosis, and/or cancer; [K-T Feldspar MSDS] See "Potassium feldspar." See "Silica, crystalline."

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