Lost Circulation Specialists, Inc.

Lost Circulation Specialists, Inc.

Effective Date: January 1, 2010

Section 1

Product Identification

Product Name:

Magma Fiber

Generic Name:

Mineral Fiber

Primary Components: Vitreous fiber made from blast furnase slug and/or basalt (mixture)

Section 2

Ingredients (Not specification values)

Mineral Fiber
15 mg/M3 (total)

5 mg/M3 (respirable)
10 mg/M3 (total)

5 mg/M3 (respirable)

Section 3

Physical Data

Melting Point (F): 2400

Vapour Pressure: N/A

Specific Gravity: 2.6

Physical State: Solid
Colour and Odor: White-Gray/Tan Fiber, Low Odor

Vap Density (Air=1): N/A

Solubility in Water: Not

% Volatile by Vol: None

Section 4

Fire and Explosion Hazard Data

Flash Point (C): Non-Combustible (ASTME84)

Flammable Limits: N/A

Extinguishing Media: Non-Combustible

Fire and Explosion Hazard: None

Section 5

Reactivity Data

Stability: Stable

Conditions to Avoid: None

Incompatability: Acids (Gives off H2S under certain conditions)

Decomposition: None

Polymerization: Will not occur

Section 6

Health Hazard Data

Oral Ingestion


Eye Contact

Mineral fiber may cause transitory (temporary) mechanical irritation to eyes

Skin Contact

Skin contact may cause transitory skin irritation and possible irritation to eyes and upper respiratory tract

Skin Absorption



May cause transitory irritation to upper respiratory tract when handling this product, wear a NIOSH approved dust mask or respirator, avoid creating excessive dust

IARC Group 3- Not Classifiable as carcinogenicity in humans

NTP- Not Classified

ACGIH- Not Classified

Over Exposure Effect

Mineral fiber may cause transitory mechanical irritation to eyes, skin or upper respiratory tract

First Aid Procedure


Flush with water and see a physician if irritation continues


Wash fiber from skin with soap and water


Call a physician

Section 7

Special Protection


Local exhaust or mechanical ventilation to keep below TLV


Niosh approved 3M 8710 or equivalent dust respirator is recommended


Gloves if dust is irratating, tight fitting goggles in dusty environment, wear long sleeved, loose fitting clothing closed at neck and wrists to minimize skin exposure, wash clothes separately from underwear

Eye Protection

To avoid eye irritation wear safety glasses or goggles

Section 8

Spill or Leak Procedure

Steps to be taken: Normal clean-up procedures, avoid creating excessive dust

Disposal method: To landfill in accordance with local, provincial and federal regulations

Section 9

Special precautions or other comments

TDG Shipping Name: Non-hazardous

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