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OfflineTeRzMaStA
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IS IT BAD TO BREATH PERLITE DUST?
    #502737 - 12/27/01 10:43 PM (15 years, 4 months ago)

I emptied a tank filled with perlite and when I did i breathed in some of the dust and some got in my eyes. I washed my eyes out with water, and used an inhaler (I don't have asthma I just got it when I had bronchitis, I figured it couldn't hurt) Is that really bad for my health? Is there anything I should do?


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Re: IS IT BAD TO BREATH PERLITE DUST? [Re: TeRzMaStA]
    #502814 - 12/28/01 12:01 AM (15 years, 4 months ago)

ITs about the same as breathing in little shards of glass... seriously. Wear a dust mask. I'm sure you didnt inflict any serious wounds to your lungs, but I'd be careful next time you do it


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Re: IS IT BAD TO BREATH PERLITE DUST? [Re: razer]
    #502851 - 12/28/01 12:57 AM (15 years, 4 months ago)

Inhalers expand your aveoli (little sacs in your lungs that give more surface volume for co2 and o2 exchange) so it's not a good idea to use one of those as a remedy for breathing in perlite dust.


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Re: IS IT BAD TO BREATH PERLITE DUST? [Re: TeRzMaStA]
    #502855 - 12/28/01 01:02 AM (15 years, 4 months ago)

its horrible for you, keep it moist and you should be fine.


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Re: IS IT BAD TO BREATH PERLITE DUST? [Re: delysid]
    #503122 - 12/28/01 10:22 AM (15 years, 4 months ago)

People who work with this substance all day, like in a nursery, might have some concerns.

A brief exposure like yours shouldn't result in any harm. I think the vermiculite dust is worse!


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Re: IS IT BAD TO BREATH PERLITE DUST? [Re: ]
    #507443 - 01/02/02 07:44 AM (15 years, 3 months ago)

thank you


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