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Product Information
Product Name: Duro Contact Cement
Form: liquid
Product Category: Inside the Home » adhesive » Contact Cement
Inside the Home » contact cement » Adhesive
Customer Service: 800-321-1733
Date Entered: 2001-06-13
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Henkel Consumer Adhesives
Div., The Henkel Group
Address: 7405 Production Drive
City: Mentor
State: OH
Zip Code: 44060
Telephone Number: 440-255-8900
Toll Free Number: 800-624-7767
Date Info Verified: 2011-04-28
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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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Toxicity: Excessive inhalation of vapors can cause nasal and respiratory irritation, dizziness, weakness, fatigue, nausea, headache, possible unconsciousness and eyen asphyxiation.
Ingestion can cause gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Aspiration of material into the lungs can cause chemical pneumonitis
which can be fatal.
Eye contact can cause severe irritation, redness, tearing, blurred vision. Prolonged or repeated skin contact can cause moderate irritation, defatting, dermatitis. Can be absorbed through the skin.

Primary Routes of Entry: Skin, eye, ingestion, inhalation.
Signs and Symptoms of Exposure: Vapors can irritate eyes, nose, throat and skin and can cause headache, nausea, dizziness, weakness, fatigue. Vomiting and diarrhea from ingestion. Redness, tearing of eyes, blurred vision.

Existing Conditions Aggravated by Exposure: None known.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Overexposure to components has apparently been found to cause the following effects in laboratory animals: Kidney damage, eye damage, liver abnormalities, lung damage, spleen damage, brain damage. Overexposure to components has been suggested as a cause of the following effects in humans: Liver abnormalities, central nervous system damage, damage to peripheral nerve tissue resulting in muscular weakness and loss of sensation in the extremities, brain cell damage.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
None of the components of this product are listed as carcinogens by NTP, IARC, or OSHA.
First Aid: From MSDS
Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Keep warm quiet and get medical attention. Aspiration of material into the lungs can cause chemical pneumonitis which can be fatal.
Inhalation: If affected, remove individual to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen. If breathing has stopped, give artificial respiration. Keep person warm, quiet, and get medical attention.
Skin Contact: Thoroughly wash exposed area with soap and water.
Remove contaminated clothing. Launder contaminated clothing before reuse.
Eye Contact: Flush with large amounts of water for at least 15 minutes, lifting upper and lower lids occasionally. Get medical attention.
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: 1999-01-27
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Safe Storage: Keep container closed when not in use. Do not store near heat, sparks, flame, or oxidizing agents. (Contact Loctite Customer Service 1-800-243-4874 for shelf life information.)
Handling: Avoid breathing vapors. Keep away from eyes. Avoid prolonged skin contact. Do not handle near heat, sparks, flame, or strong oxidizers.
Containers of this material may be hazardous when empty since emptied containers retain product residue (vapor, liquid, and solid) .Never use welding or cutting torch on or near container (even when empty) because product (even just residue) can ignite explosively.
Disposal: From MSDS
Recommended methods of disposal: Small spill- Allow volatile portion to evaporate in well ventilated area. Dispose of remaining material in accordance with applicable regulations. Large spill- Dispose of material or contaminated absorbent in
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Acetone000067-64-115-20
Methyl ethyl ketone000078-93-30.1-1
Toluene000108-88-320-25
Hexane000110-54-35.0-10.0
Rubber, synthetic009010-98-4
Solvent naphtha, petroleum, light aliphatic064742-89-830-35
Synthetic resin complex999999-46-9
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