Agent Name

Zeolites, NaA

CAS Number

68989-22-0

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Mineral Dusts

Synonyms

Ethacal; HAB 40; HAB-A 40; Mizukalizer DS; Molequlite 401; Sasil; Silton B; Valfor 100; Wessalith P; Zeolite A; Zeostar NA 100P; [ChemIDplus] SYNTHETIC ZEOLITE Na TYPE A (CUBIC STRUCTURE); [Redox Pty MSDS]

Category

Other Mineral Dusts

Description

Fine white odorless powder; [Redox Pty MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"The crystalline product obtained by the prolonged boiling of the gel produced by the reaction of sodium hydroxide, alumina hydrate, and sodium silicate. Type A sieves have a simple cubic structure." [ChemIDplus] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Used in laundry and dish washing detergents, as a PVC stabilizer, molecular sieve, catalyst, and for ion exchange; [Redox Pty MSDS]

Comments

Causes acute pulmonary edema, liver changes, and weight loss in acute inhalation studies of rats; Causes weight loss and interstitial nephritis in acute oral studies of rats; [RTECS] May cause mechanical eye irritation; Skin contact causes itching or burning sensation; Inhalation causes sneezing and burning or itching of the nose and throat; [Redox Pty MSDS]

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