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Product Information
Product Name: Ardex K-15 Self-Leveling Underlayment Concrete
Form: powder
Product Category: Home maintenance » underlayment » Floor
Customer Service: 0
Date Entered: 2005-01-17
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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: Caution: ARDEX P-82 must be applied in a thin layer within one hour of mixing. A thick coat will produce a soft and rubbery surface which can result in cracking of the ARDEX K-15 Underlayment.
Note: Low substrate temperatures and/or high ambient humidity require longer drying time for ARDEX primers. Do not install ARDEX K-15 before primer has dried thoroughly.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Health Hazard Data
Route(s) of Entry
Inhalation? YES;
Skin? YES;
Ingestion? YES

Health Hazards (Acute and Chronic)
EXCESSIVE OR LONG-TERM INHALATION MAY CAUSE PNEUMOCONIOSIS (SILICOSIS). MAY CAUSE IRRITATION TO NOSE, THROAT AND RESPIRATORY PASSAGES.

Signs and Symptoms of Exposure
EXPOSURE TO SKIN OR EYES MAY CAUSE RASH OR IRRITATION. INHALATION MAY CAUSE COUGH, SHORTNESS OF BREATH, WHEEZING AND REDUCED PULMONARY FUNCTION.

Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure:
ALLERGIES TO PORTLAND CEMENT OR INDIVIDUALS WITH RESPIRATORY DISEASE OR SUBJECT TO EYE IRRITATION.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
EXCESSIVE OR LONG-TERM INHALATION MAY CAUSE PNEUMOCONIOSIS (SILICOSIS).
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Carcinogenicity: NTP? IARC Monographs? OSHA Regulated?
YES YES N/A
First Aid: From MSDS
Emergency First Aid Procedures
SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION. INHALATION MAY RESULT IN RESPIRATORY IRRITATION – REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. SKIN –
WASH WITH SOAP AND WATER. EYES – FLUSH WITH WATER. INGESTION – DILUTE WITH WATER.
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 to Be Taken in Handling and Storing
NONE. STORE IN A COOL, DRY AREA. USE NORMAL PRECAUTIONS AGAINST BAG BREAKAGE. USE GOOD HOUSEKEEPING TO PREVENT DUST ACCUMULATION.

Other Precautions
DO NOT BREATHE DUST.
Disposal: From MSDS
Waste Disposal Method
DISPOSE OF IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALL APPLICABLE LOCAL, STATE/PROVINCIAL AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Calcium carbonate (Limestone)001317-65-345
Quartz014808-60-750
Ethylene/Vinyl acetate co-polymer024937-78-820
Portland cement065997-15-140
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