Safety Data Sheet of 4 Infosafe No ™ 1CHTO Issue Date : July 2019 RE-ISSUED by CHEMSUPP Product Name : SILICA GEL Orange Not classified as hazardous Decomposition >823 °C Temperature Melting Point > 1000 °C Solubility in Water Insoluble. Solubility in Organic Soluble in chloroform. Solvents pH 2-10 (5% ww in water) Flammability Non ... Crystalline silica exists in several forms, the most common of which are quartz (i.e. this product), trydimite and cristobalite, with quartz being the most common form found in nature. If quartz is heated to more than 870°C, it can change form to U.S. SILICA COMPANY Safety Data Sheet Silica Sand, Ground Silica and Fine Ground Silica Page 4 of 10 Appropriate engineering controls: Use adequate general or local exhaust ventilation to maintain concentrations in the workplace below the applicable exposure limits listed above. Silica Fume may contain trace amounts (<0.05%) of crystalline silica (quartz), which has been shown to cause silicosis, and has been identified by IARC and NTP as a possible human carcinogen. SAFETY DATA SHEET Eyes: Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Get medical aid. Skin: Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.