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Product Information
Product Name: Armstrong 520 Adhesive
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » adhesive, multipurpose » Floor
Home maintenance » floor » Adhesive
Customer Service: 800-233-3823
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Armstrong World Industries
Address: 2500 Columbia Avenue
City: Lancaster
State: PA
Zip Code: 17603
Telephone Number: 717-397-0611
Fax Number: 717-396-2983
Toll Free Number: 800-233-3823
Date Info Verified: 2014-05-06
Related Items: Products by this manufacturer
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: DANGER - EXTREMELY FLAMMABLE MIXTURE. DO NOT USE NEAR FIRE OR FLAME. Contains hexane, acetone and toluene. Vapor may ignite explosively. Prevent build up of vapor, open all windows and doors. Use only with cross ventilation. Keep away from heat, sparks and open flame. Do not smoke, extinguish all flames and pilot lights and turn off stoves, heaters, electric motors and other sources of ignition during use and until all vapors are gone. Close container after each use. Avoid prolonged breathing of vapor and prolonged contact with skin. Do not take internally. Keep out of reach of children. WARNING: This product contains chemicals known to the state of California to cause birth defects and other reproductive harm. (8 oz. metal can container)
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Effects of Overexposure: Target organs: skin, lungs. Excessive skin contact may cause drying and cracking of the skin, and result in dermatitis. Contact with eyes will cause irritation. Irritation of the respiratory tract, coughing, headache, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, and uncoordinated movements may result. Medical conditions generally aggravated by exposure: Any condition generally aggravated by solvents: preexisting upper respiratory and lung disease such as, but not limited to, bronchitis, emphysema, and asthma.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
None listed.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
The components in this mixture have been found to be non-carcinogenic by NTP, IARC and OSHA.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 3
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: 1990-08-07
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Store in an area suitable for flammable mixtures. Recommended storage temperature is below 90 degrees F. Vapors are flammable and are heavier-than-air. Prohibit smoking and eliminate all other sources of ignition, such as regular electrical tools and appliances, making sure that pilots on gas-fired water heaters are extinguished.
Disposal: From MSDS
Incineration or other method approved for ignitable wastes in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Acetone000067-64-125
Toluene000108-88-316
Hexane000110-54-334
Rubber, synthetic009010-98-413
Phenolic resin025085-50-19
Rubber curing ingredients999999-47-03
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