•The secret to cool bodies and glazes is a lot of testing.
•The secret to know what to test is material and chemistry knowledge.
•The secret to learning from testing is documentation.
•The place to test, do the chemistry and document is an account at https://insight-live.com
•The place to get the knowledge is https://digitalfire.com
Very detailed data sheet is available from Johnson Matthey at emergency phone # 610-648-8185 (24 hrs).
Primary routes of exposure are inhalation and ingestion.
Target organs by metal are:
Chromium-skin, Iron-respiratory system, Magnesium-respiratory system & eyes, Nickel-lungs, paranasal, sinus, central nervous system (nickel is listed as a carcinogen by NTP, IARC, OSHA.
Fire fighters should wear self-contained breathing apparatus as toxic fumes may be evolved during a fire.
Eyes: Flush with plenty of water for 15 minutes.
Skin: Wash with soap and water.
Ingestion: Give milk or water. Do not induce vomiting if person is unconscious.
Material is stable, however, acids can attack it.
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By Tony Hansen