TALC (CONTAINING ASBESTOS)‡

Chemical Identification
Chemical Identification
CAS # 14807-96-6
Formula

H₂O₃Si.₃/₄Mg

Synonyms

hydrous magnesium silicate; steatite talc

Physical Properties
Physical Properties
Physical description Odorless, white powder.
Boiling point Molecular weight varies
Freezing point/melting point Vapor pressure
Flash point Vapor density
Specific gravity Ionization potential
Lower explosive limit (LEL) Upper explosive limit (UEL)
NFPA health rating NFPA fire rating
NFPA reactivity rating NFPA special instruction
Vapor hazard ratio (VHR)
Historical exceedance percentage
Target organs
Monitoring Methods Used by OSHA
Monitoring Methods Used by OSHA
Analyte code (IMIS no.) 9031; request using analyte code 9020
Sampling group
Sampler/Sampling media
Sampling time*
Sampling volume (TWA)*
Sampling flow rate (TWA)*
Sampling volume (STEL/Peak/C)*
Sampling flow rate (STEL/Peak/C)*
Analytical method instruments
Method reference
Notes

See ASBESTOS, ALL FORMS

Special requirements

* All sampling instructions above are recommended guidelines for OSHA Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHOs), please see the corresponding OSHA method reference for complete details.

Wipe Method
Wipe Method
Sampler/Sampling media
Bulk Method
Bulk Method
On-Site Screening Techniques
On-Site Screening Techniques
Device
Model/Type
Sampling information
(see manufacturer instructions)
Exposure Limits
Exposure Limits
OSHA PEL
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
Peak
NIOSH REL
Up to 10-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
ACGIH TLV©
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
CAL/OSHA PEL
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
Peak
PEL-TWA REL-TWA TLV-TWA

Use Asbestos TLV®

PEL-TWA
PEL-STEL REL-STEL TLV-STEL PEL-STEL
PEL-C REL-C TLV-C PEL-C
Skin notation Skin notation Skin notation Skin notation
Notes:

See ASBESTOS, ALL FORMS.

Notes:

See ASBESTOS, ALL FORMS

Notes:

See ASBESTOS, ALL FORMS

Notes:

See ASBESTOS, ALL FORMS

Health factors:  See NIH-NLM PubChem. IDLH
Carcinogenic classifications: Notes:

Ca

AIHA emergency response planning guidelines - ERPG-1/ERPG-2/ERPG-3:
Additional Resources and Literature References
Additional Resources and Literature References

NOAA: CAMEO Chemicals - Talc

NIOSH: Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards - Talc

Literature References

Last Updated Date : 01/12/2021