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March 18, 2016
P&J Technical Sales Team
Respiratory Crystalline Silica (RCS) is hazardous to health, exposure can lead to respiratory diseases: Occupational Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and Silicosis.
The current WEL Workplace Exposure Limit for RCS is 0.1mg.m-3 as an 8 hour TWA (ti...
In bulk, wood is unlikely to give rise to toxic effects. The hazardous forms that may give rise to health risks are:
SAP, latex or lichens associated with a wood.
Ill health effects associated with wood
Skin: The main effect is irritation. This can be c...