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OfflineT0aD
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Is Perlite Dangerous ?
    #1264184 - 01/31/03 04:38 AM (14 years, 5 months ago)

I just let some perlite fall on the floor, I cleadned it yet, but can it be harmful in some way? Peace


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Re: Is Perlite Dangerous ? [Re: T0aD]
    #1264196 - 01/31/03 04:49 AM (14 years, 5 months ago)

if it was crushed up, it would be sandy and someone could slip and fall.


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Re: Is Perlite Dangerous ? [Re: daussaulit]
    #1264199 - 01/31/03 04:50 AM (14 years, 5 months ago)

do not grind it into your eyeball or snort it with a straw.


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Re: Is Perlite Dangerous ? [Re: T0aD]
    #1264239 - 01/31/03 05:17 AM (14 years, 5 months ago)

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Re: Is Perlite Dangerous ? [Re: Anonymous]
    #1264243 - 01/31/03 05:21 AM (14 years, 5 months ago)

if u have animals b sure to clean it up wouldn't want fido to sniff a big rail of it.


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Re: Is Perlite Dangerous ? [Re: chills420]
    #1264323 - 01/31/03 06:15 AM (14 years, 5 months ago)

all joking aside: it is not toxic. it is a rock, primarily silica (SiO2). but like any other forms of rock you don't want to inhale the dust or fragments.


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Re: Is Perlite Dangerous ? [Re: Bilge]
    #1265357 - 01/31/03 11:36 AM (14 years, 5 months ago)

:smile: thanks all


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Re: Is Perlite Dangerous ? [Re: T0aD]
    #1265393 - 01/31/03 11:45 AM (14 years, 5 months ago)

Perlite is a light gray, glassy volcanic rock with a vitreous, pearly luster and a characteristic concentric or perlitic fracture. It differs from other volcanic glasses principally in its combined water content, which produces the unusual characteristic of expanding up to 20 times its original volume upon being exposed to rapid, controlled heating.

The resulting expanded particles are spherical in shape, usually fluffy or frothy, highly porous due to a foam-like cellular internal structure, and have a very low density. Expanded perlite exhibits very low thermal conductivity, low sound transmission, high fire resistance, a large surface area and low moisture retention. It is chemically inert, non-toxic and non-fibrous, free of organic impurities and has a neutral pH.

But, if you are around a lot of it. It is always wise to wear a dust mask. So, you do not inhale tiny paricles of it, or anything else that does not belong in your lungs.
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