Agent Name

Slags, coal

CAS Number

68476-96-0

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Mineral Dusts

Synonyms

Boiler slag; Coal slag; Electric utility boiler slag (coal); [ChemIDplus] Bundaske; Slagge; Kulslagge; Course ash; Furnace bottom ash (FBA); Combustion chamber ash; Boiler ash; Bodenasche; Kesselsand; Grobasche; Feuerraumasche; Kesselasche; Naaasche; Schmelzkammergranulat; Granulat; Schlacke; Schlackengranulat; [IUCLID] BLACK BEAUTY; [Harsco MSDS]

Category

Other Mineral Dusts

Description

Black granular solid; [Harsco MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a construction materials additive, filler, and sandblast material; [IUCLID] The most commonly used alternative to silica sand as a blasting abrasive; [NIOSH] Used as an abrasive, roofing product, and for other aggregate applications; [Harsco MSDS]

Comments

"TSCA Definition 2008: Inorganic residuum from the combustion of coal." [ChemIDplus] An eye, nose, throat, and mucous membrane irritant; Inhalation may cause inflammation and pulmonary fibrosis; [Harsco MSDS]

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