Diatomaceous Earth

CAS #:  7631-86-9

Synonyms:  silica, amorphous; diatomaceous silica; silica, amorphous hydrated; silicon dioxide

Uses: Filtration; clarifying and decolorizing; insulation; absorbent; mild abrasive; drilling-mud thickener; extender in paints, rubber, and plastic products; ceramics; paper coating; anticaking agent in fertilizers; asphalt compositions; chromatography; refractories; acid-proof liners; catalyst carrier.

Hazard: Inhalation of dust.