|???||BJIMAG ?? British Journal of Industrial Medicine. 15 (1958),130.|
Poison by intratracheal route. Inhalation of zinc stearate has been reported as causing pulmonary fibrosis. A nuisance dust. Combustible when exposed to heat or flame. To fight fire, use water, foam, CO2, dry chemical. When heated to decomposition it emits toxic fumes of ZnO. See also ZINC COMPOUNDS.
Risk Statements: 37
R37:Irritating to respiratory system
Safety Statements: 22-26-36/37/39-38
S22:Do not breathe dust.?
S26: In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.?
S36/37/39:Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.?
S38:In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment.