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Product Information
Product Name: Krylon Upside Down Marking Paint
Form: aerosol
Product Category: Home maintenance » marking/striping » Paint
Customer Service: 800-457-9566
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Krylon
Div., Sherwin-Williams Company
Address: 101 West Prospect Avenue
City: Cleveland
State: OH
Zip Code: 44115
Telephone Number: 216-566-2000
Toll Free Number: 800-457-9566
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. Do not spray near heat or open flame. Vapors can accumulate readily and may ignite explosively. Keep area ventilated during use and until all vapors are gone. DO NOT SMOKE - Extinguish all flames, pilot lights and heaters. Turn off stove, electric tools and appliances and any other sources of ignition. CONTENTS UNDER PRESSURE. Avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight or heat from radiators, stove or hot water and other heat sources that may cause bursting. Do not puncture, incinerate, burn or store above 120 deg F. Do not discard empty can in home garbage compactor. WARNING: This product contains chemical(s) known to the state of California to cause cancer, birth defects and other reproductive harm. VAPOR HARMFUL. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid continuous breathing of vapor or spray mist. To avoid breathing vapor and spray mist, open windows and doors or use other means to ensure fresh air entry during application and drying. If you experience eye watering, headache or dizziness, increase fresh air or wear respiratory protection (NIOSH/MSHA TC 23 C or equivalent) or leave the area. HARMFUL OR FATAL IF SWALLOWED. If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Contact a poison control center or get medical attention immediately. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Wash after handling. First Aid: In case of eye contact, flush thoroughly with plenty of water for 15 minutes and get medical attention. For skin contact, wash thoroughly with soap and water. In case of respiratory difficulty, provide fresh air and contact a physician. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Effects of Overexposure: Irritation of eyes, skin and upper respiratory system. May cause nervous system depression. Extreme overexposure may result in unconsciousness and possibly death. Headache, dizziness, nausea, and loss of coordination and indications of excessive exposure to vapors or spray mists. Redness and itching or burning sensation may indicate eye or excessive skin exposure.

Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: None generally recognized.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Prolonged and repeated exposure to hexane may cause damage to nerve tissue of the arms and legs (peripheral neuropathy), resulting in muscular weakness and loss of sensation. This effect may be increased by the presence of methyl ethyl ketone. Prolonged overexposure to solvent ingredients may cause adverse effects to the liver, urinary, blood-forming, cardiovascular, and reproductive systems. Reports have associated repeated and prolonged overexposure to solvents with permanent brain and nervous system damage.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Crystalline silica (Quartz, cristobalite) is listed by IARC. Long term exposure to high levels of silica dust, which can occur only when sanding or abrading the dry film, may cause lung damage and possibly cancer. Rats exposed to titanium dioxide dust at 250 mg/m3 developed lung cancer; however, such exposure levels are not attainable in the workplace.

This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 4
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: 1995-03-01
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Contents are extremely flammable. Keep away from heat, sparks, and open flame. Vapors will accumulate readily and may ignite explosively. During use and until all vapors are gone: Keep area ventilated - Do not smoke - Extinguish all flames, pilot lights, and heaters - Turn off stoves, electric tools and appliances, and any other sources of ignition. Consult NFPA Code. Use approved bonding and grounding procedures. Contents under pressure. Do not puncture, incinerate, or expose to temperature above 120F. Heat from sunlight, radiators, stoves, hot water, and other heat sources could cause container to burst. Do not take internally. Keep out of the reach of children. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the contents can be harmful.
Disposal: From MSDS
Waste from these products is not hazardous as defined under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) 40 CFR 261. Waste must be tested for ignitability to determine the applicable EPA hazardous waste numbers. Do not incinerate. Depressurize container. Dispose of in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Methanol000067-56-10-2
Acetone000067-64-112.0-21.0
Butanol000071-36-30-5
Propane000074-98-610.0-18.0
Ethylbenzene000100-41-40-9
Butane000106-97-83.0-14.0
Toluene000108-88-310.0-24.0
2-Butoxyethanol000111-76-20-3
Dimethyl ether000115-10-60-38
Calcium carbonate000471-34-19.0-26.0
Xylene (mixed isomers)001330-20-71.0-53.0
Barium sulfate007727-43-70-11
Stoddard solvent008052-41-30-2
Titanium dioxide013463-67-71.0-8.0
Talc (non-fibrous)014807-96-60-8
Naphtha, petroleum, hydrotreated heavy064742-48-92.0-8.0
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