AICS Listing

CAS Number 14808-60-7
Chemical Name Quartz (SiO2)
Molecular Formula O2Si

Hazardous Substance
This chemical is classified as a health, physicochemical and/or ecotoxicological hazard, according to the National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (NOHSC) Approved Criteria for Classifying Hazardous Substances. To search for the specific hazard classification(s) associated with this chemical, and to identify labelling requirements for Hazardous Substances under the National Code of Practice for the Labelling of Workplace Substances, click here. To search for exposure standards for this chemical, click here.

International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS) – CICAD
A Concise International Chemical Assessment Document (CICAD) is available for this chemical. These are publications from the International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS) - a cooperative programme of the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Labour Organisation (ILO), and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). CICADs provide summaries of the relevant scientific information concerning the potential effects of chemicals on human health and/or the environment.

High Volume Industrial Chemicals List (HVICL)

This chemical is introduced into Australia (manufactured or imported) in large quantities.  NICNAS has compiled a list of such industrial chemicals (the Australian HVICL), based on the information supplied by industry during 2001/2002 and 2006.  Only those chemicals with a combined import and manufacturing quantity of 1000 tonnes or more have been included in the Australian HVICL.  This chemical is listed on the 2002 and 2006 Australian HVICL.

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Data current as at 28 Sep 2016

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