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Product Information
Product Name: Ardex S-MC Hardener (Part A & B) (Ardex Moisture Control System)
Form: fluid
Product Category: Home maintenance » moisture sealer » Concrete
Home maintenance » construction sealant » Waterproofing
Customer Service: 0
Date Entered: 2005-01-17
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Ardex Engineered Cements
Address: 400 Ardex Park Drive
City: Aliquippa
State: PA
Zip Code: 15001
Telephone Number: 724-203-5000
Fax Number: 724-203-5001
Toll Free Number: 800-512-7339
Date Info Verified: 2013-05-11
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: From Website Tech Data

ARDEX P-MC PRIMER and ARDEX S-MC SEALER are irritating to the eyes and the skin. Wear protective glasses and gloves during mixing and installation. Ensure that rooms are well ventilated. Carefully read and follow all cautions and warnings on the product label. Avoid any contact with eyes or skin. Repeated exposure can result in sensitization. In case of eye contact, wash thoroughly with water at once and consult a doctor. Can cause burns if left on skin. Harmful if swallowed. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. For complete safety information, please refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet.

Physiologically and ecologically friendly when set. Never mix with cement or additives other than Ardex approved products. Observe the basic rules of cement work. Do not install below 50 deg F surface temperature.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Health Hazard Data - Hardener, Part A
Route(s) of Entry
Inhalation? YES
Skin? YES
Ingestion? YES

Health Hazards (Acute and Chronic)
HARMFUL IN CONTACT WITH SKIN AND IF SWALLOWED. CAUSES BURNS. MAY CAUSE SENSITIZATION BY SKIN CONTACT. KEEP AWAY FROM FOODSTUFFS, BEVERAGES AND FOOD. WASH HANDS DURING BREAKS AND AT THE END OF THE WORK. AVOID CONTACT WITH THE EYES AND SKIN.

Signs and Symptoms of Exposure
HARMFUL IN CONTACT WITH SKIN AND IF SWALLOWED. CAUSES BURNS. MAY CAUSE SENSITIZATION BY SKIN CONTACT. WHEN USING DO NOT EAT OR DRINK. IN CASE OF CONTACT WITH EYES, RINSE IMMEDIATELY WITH PLENTY OF WATER AND SEEK MEDICAL ADVICE. AFTER CONTACT WITH SKIN, WASH IMMEDIATELY WITH PLENTY OF WATER. WEAR SUITABLE PROTECTIVE CLOTHING, GLOVES AND EYE/FACE PROTECTION. IN CASE OF ACCIDENT OR IF YOU FEEL UNWELL, SEEK MEDICAL ADVISE IMMEDIATELY. CAUSTIC EFFECT ON SKIN AND MUCOUS MEMBRANES. STRONG CAUSTIC EFFECT ON THE EYE. SWALLOWING WILL LEAD TO A STRONG CAUSTIC EFFECT ON MOUTH AND THROAT AND TO THE DANGER OF PERFORATION OF ESOPHAGUS AND STOMACH.

Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: N/A

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Resin, Part B
Health Hazard Data
Route(s) of Entry
Inhalation? YES
Skin? YES
Ingestion? YES

Health Hazards (Acute and Chronic)
N/A

Signs and Symptoms of Exposure
SENSITIZATION POSSIBLY BY SKIN CONTACT. CONTAINS EPOXY CONSTITUENTS. IRRITANT FOR SKIN AND MUCOUS MEMBRANES. EYE IRRITANT EFFECT.

Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: N/A
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
None given.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Carcinogenicity: NTP? IARC Monographs? OSHA Regulated?
N/A N/A N/A
First Aid: From MSDS
Emergency First Aid Procedures - Hardener Part A
INSTANTLY REMOVE ANY SOILED AND IMPREGNATED GARMENTS BY THE PRODUCT. SYMPTOMS OF POISONING MAY EVEN OCCUR AFTER SEVERAL HOURS; THEREFORE, MEDICAL OBSERVATION FOR AT LEASE 48 HOURS AFTER THE ACCIDENT.

AFTER INHALATION, SUPPLY FRESH AIR AND CALL FOR DOCTOR FOR SAFETY REASONS. IN CASE OF UNCONSCIOUSNESS BRING PATIENT INTO STABLE SIDE POSITION FOR TRANSPORT.

AFTER SKIN CONTACT, INSTANTLY WASHWITH WATER AND SOAP AND RINSE THOROUGHLY.

AFTER EYE CONTACT, RINSE OPENED EYE FOR SEVERAL MINUTES UNDER RUNNING WATER. THEN CONSULT DOCTOR.

AFTER SWALLOWING, INSTANTLY CALL FOR DOCTOR.
DRINK COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF WATER AND PROVIDE FRESH AIR.

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Resin, Part B
Emergency First Aid Procedures
AFTER INHALATION: SUPPLY FRESH AIR AND CALL FOR DOCTOR FOR SAFETY REASONS. IN CASE OF UNCONSCIOUSNESS, BRING PATIENT INTO STABLE SIDE POSITION FOR TRANSPORT.

AFTER SKIN CONTACT: INSTANTLY WASH WITH WATER AND SOAP AND RINSE THOROUGHLY.

AFTER EYE CONTACT: RINSE OPENED EYE FOR SEVERAL MINUTES UNDER RUNNING WATER. IF SYMPTOMS PERSIST, CONSULT DOCTOR.

AFTER SWALLOWING, INSTANTLY CALL FOR DOCTOR.
Health Rating: N
Flammability Rating: N
Reactivity Rating: N
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2004-10-01
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Precautions for Safe Handling and Use - Hardener, Part A
THE PRODUCT DOES NOT CONTAIN ANY RELEVANT QUANTITIES OF MATERIALS WITH CRITICAL VALUES THAT HAVE TO BE MONITORED AT THE WORKPLACE. HAZARDOUS FOR WATER. DO NOT ALLOW PRODUCT TO REACH GROUNDWATER, LAKES, AND WATER COURSES OR SEWAGE SYSTEM. MUST NOT REACH SEWAGE WATER OR DRAINAGE DITCH UNDILUTED OR UNNEUTRALIZED. DANGER TO DRINKING WATER IF EVEN SMALL QUANTITIES LEAK INTO SOIL. STORAGE IN ONE COMMON FACILITY IS NOT REQUIRED.

Other Precautions
ENSURE ADEQUATE VENTILATION.

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Resin, Part B
Precautions to Be Taken in Handling and Storing
ENSURE GOOD VENTILATION/EXHAUSTION AT THE WORKPLACE. COMMON STORAGE FACILITY NOT REQUIRED.

Other Precautions
PROTECT FROM FROST. KEEP CONTAINER TIGHTLY SEALED.
Disposal: From MSDS
Waste Disposal Method - Hardener, Part A
MUST NOT BE DISPOSED OF TOGETHER WITH HOUSEHOLD REFUSE. DO NOT ALLOW PRODUCT TO REACH SEWAGE SYSTEM. PRODUCT RESTS, DRIED: EAK-CODE 170701.
PRODUCT REST, NOT DRIED: EAK CODE 200112. EMPTY CONTAMINATED
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Epoxy resin000000-57-2(Part B)
Benzyl alcohol000100-51-610-20 (Part A)
Cyclohex-1,2-ylenediamine000694-83-72.5-10 (Part A)
m-Phenylenebis(methylamine)001477-55-010-20 (Part A)
3-Aminomethyl-3,5,5-trimethylcyclohexylamine002855-13-220-50 (Part A)
Bisphenol A, epichlorohydrin polymer (epoxy)025068-38-6(Part B)
Nonylphenol025154-52-3<=2.5 (Part A)
Trimethylhexane-1,6-diamine025620-58-0<=2.5 (Part A)
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