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Product Information
Product Name: Americas Finest Latex Drywall Primer
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » drywall » Primer
Home maintenance » primer » Drywall-Wallboard
Customer Service: 404-231-9880
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Americas Finest
No information available
Address: 2755 Piedmont Road, NE
City: Atlanta
State: GA
Zip Code: 30339
Telephone Number: 404-231-9880
Date Info Verified: 2011-04-27
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The following information (Health Effects, Handling/Disposal, and Ingredients) is taken from the product label and/or the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) prepared by the manufacturer. The National Library of Medicine does not test products nor does it evaluate information from the product label or the MSDS. (What is an MSDS?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Manufactured exclusively for Home Depot Atlanta, GA 30339
Cautions! Contains Crystalline Silica. Use only with adequate ventilation. To avoid overexposure, open windows and doors or use other means to ensure fresh air entry during application and drying. If you experience eye watering, headaches or dizziness, increase fresh air, or wear respiratory protection (NIOSH/MSHA TC 23 or equivalent) or leave the area. Adequate ventilation required when sanding or abrading the dried film. If adequate ventilation cannot be provided, wear an approved particulate respirator (NIOSH/MSHA N TC 21 or equivalent). Follow respirator manufacturer directions for respirator use. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Wash hands after using. Keep container closed when not in use. Do not transfer contents to other container for storage. First Aid: Eye contact, flush thoroughly with large amounts of water. Get medical attention if irritation persists. If swallowed, get medical attention immediately. Delayed effects from Long Term Overexposure. Abrading or sanding of the dry film may release crystalline silicate which has been shown to cause lung damage and cancer under long term exposure. DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY - KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Bar Code 0 35777 25940 5
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Effects of Overexposure: Irritation of eyes, skin and upper respiratory system. In a confined area vapors in high concentration may cause headache, nausea or dizziness. Redness and itching or burning sensation may indicate eye or excessive skin exposure.
Chronic Health Effects: MSDS: Crystalline silica (quartz, cristobalite) is listed by IARC and NTP. Long term exposure to high levels of silica dust, which can occur only when sanding or abrading the dry film, may cause lung damage (silicosis) and possibly lung cancer.
Carcinogenicity: MSDS: Crystalline silica is listed by IARC and NTP. Rats exposed to titanium dioxide dust at 250 mg/m3 developed lung cancer, however, such exposure levels are not attainable in the workplace.
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 0
Reactivity Rating: 0
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 1995-04-03
Handling/Disposal
Handling: MSDS: Keep container closed when not in use. Transfer only to approved containers with complete and appropriate labeling. Do not take internally. Keep out of the reach of children.
Disposal: MSDS: Incinerate in approved facility. Do not incinerate closed container. Dispose of in accordance with Federal, State, and Local regulations regarding pollution.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Kaolin clay001332-58-718
Titanium dioxide013463-67-75
Talc (non-fibrous)014807-96-65
Quartz014808-60-71
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