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1.0000 ICSC 0808 - QUARTZ
    Summary: ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING FIRE & EXPLOSION Not combustible. Routes of exposure Exposure mainly occurs via inhalation. Effects of long-term or repeated exposure The substance may have effects on the lungs.

    Summary: Silicosis, lung cancer, and pulmonary tuberculosis are associated with occupational exposure to quartz dust. Uncertainties exist in the evaluation of epidemiological studies and the risk assessment of health effects related to quartz dust exposure. That is, the prevalence of radiographic silicosis increased with average silica dust exposure, cumulative quartz exposure, duration of employment, or all of these measures.