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AMACO America Clay Company Product Information
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten - Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Checklist - Fact sheet - Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) - Web site
Summary: "Since 1940, the Art and Creative Materials Institute, Inc. has been certifying art material labeling through a program of toxicological evaluation by a medical expert. American Art Clay Co., Inc. is a charter member of that program and has the distinction of...
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Artist Beware: The Hazards In Working With All Art And Craft Materials And The Precautions Every Artist And Photographer Should Take
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: BiblioResources (Books) - Manual/Handbook
Summary:

Non-fiction, reference

Authors, McCann, Michael, PhD, CIH

ISBN 1-59228-592-9

Dr. McCann presents a comprehensive manual on the hards of working with all art and craft materials and the precautions every artist and craftsperso...

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Artist's Complete Health and Safety Guide
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: BiblioResources (Books) - Classroom Materials - Manual/Handbook
Summary:

Non-fiction, reference

AuthorsRossol, Monona.

ISBN 1581152043

Monona Rossol provides a comprehenshive guidebook on raw materials used by artists, their reglations, associated risks, and precautions for individual media incud...

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Ceramics
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Article/Report - Fact sheet
Summary: Ceramic art and pottery has a wide variety of hazards. The specific hazards and precautions can be divided into four areas: workking with clay, glazing and coloring, firing in a kil, and potential leaching of finished ware. This resources discusses clay, gla...
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Hazards in Ceramics
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Fact sheet - Web site
Summary: Hazards in Ceramics describes materials, allergies, skin problems, firing toxins, basement kilns, fixing a toxic house, kilns in schools, eyesight damage, uranium, back injuries and wrist problems and a pottery link.
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How to Clean & Work with Less Clay Dust
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Article/Report
Summary: This article provides ideas for reducing clay dust and long term health effects from exposure to clay dust.
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