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Welcome to the Electrofusion Beryllium Safety Facts Page


Regulations Related to Beryllium Foil

FAQ205 Recycling, Disposal and Waste Classification of Beryllium
FAQ205 Recycling, Disposal and Waste Classification of Beryllium.

FAQ209 REACH and Beryllium
FAQ209 REACH regulations in the EU and EEA do not impact the use of beryllium foil.

FAQ211 Restrictions on Beryllium
FAQ211 Metallic beryllium is not restricted by RoHS, and other regulations, nor JIG developed by the CEA, DIGITALEUROPE and the JGPSSI.

Health & Safety Information

MSDS M10 Beryllium Solid
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for beryllium.

FAQ201 Beryllium and Cancer
FAQ201  Information regarding beryllium and cancer, including studies conducted as recently as 2009.

FAQ207 Skin contact and beryllium
FAQ207  Information regarding skin contact with beryllium.

FAQ208 Beryllium and CBD
FAQ208  Information regarding beryllium and Chronic Beryllium Disease (CBD).

Interactive Guide To Working Safely with Beryllium (for manufacturers)
Materion Electrofusion supplies beryllium foil as turn-key assemblies ready to install or as prefabricated components, which eliminates or greatly reduces the safety precautions required.

Working Safely With Beryllium Interactive Website
This interactive Website provides employers and employees with guidance to working safely with beryllium and beryllium-containing materials.
A CDROM version can also be requested at the Website.

General Information Websites Website
Explore the history and uses of beryllium in a variety of applications.  Includes resources for teachers preparing lessons on metals in general and beryllium in particular. Website
The Beryllium Science and Technology Association (BeST) website.  Based in Brussels, BeST is a non-profit organization representing the suppliers of beryllium in the EU market. Includes a large library of articles and studies relating to Health and Safety.