Silca Fume


4/20/2015 | RSS Mining


Use / Application

Can be used in a variety of cementitious products, such as concrete, grouts  and mortars, as well as elastomer, polymer, refractory, ceramic and  rubber applications.


Fine pozzolanic material, composed of amorphous silica.

Physical & Chemical Properties

Appearance: Gray to medium grey powder

Bulk Density - Densified: 608 - 720 kg/m3

Bulk Density - Undensified: 192 - 320 kg/m3

Solubility: Insoluble

pH: N/A

Hazard Identification

Flammability: Non-Flammable

Inhalation: Respiratory irritation resulting in coughing and shortness of breath.

Ingestion: May be harmful if swallowed.

Skin Contact: Irritation of skin.

Eye Contact: Irritation of eyes.

First Aid Measures

Inhalation: Remove affected personnel to fresh air.

Ingestion: Never make an unconscious person  vomit or drink fluids. Rinse mouth thoroughly. Get medical attention immediately.

Skin Contact: Remove affected person from source of contamination. Remove contaminated clothing. Wash the skin immediately with soap and water. Get medical attention promptly if symptoms occur after washing.

Eye Contact: Remove victim immediately from source of exposure. Make sure to remove any contact lenses from the eyes before rinsing. Promptly wash eyes with plenty of water while lifting the eye lids.

Firefighting Measures


Accidental Release Measures


Handling & Storage

Keep dry, out of weather and the elements. Silica Fume is considered a nuisance dust. Use and handling of Silica Fume does not represent a health risk when normal safety rules are observed.

Toxicological Information



Dispose of as per local site procedures and local authority regulations



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