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Product Information
Product Name: Minwax Indoor/Outdoor Helmsman Spar Urethane, Clear High Gloss
Form: aerosol
Product Category: Inside the Home » stain/finish » Protective Coating
Customer Service: 800-523-9299
Date Entered: 2001-06-14
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Minwax Company
Address: 10 Mountainview Road
City: Upper Saddle River
State: NJ
Zip Code: 07458
Telephone Number: 800-523-9299
Toll Free Number: 800-523-9299
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: Extremely flammable. Vapors may cause flash fires. Contents under pressure. Vapor harmful. Irritates eyes, skin and respiratory tract.
Do not spray near sparks, heat or open flames. Vapors will 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 stoves, electric tools and appliances, and any other sources of ignition. Avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight or heat from radiators, stoves, hot water and other heat sources that may cause bursting. Do not puncture, incinerate, burn or store above 120 degrees F. Do not discard empty can in home garbage compactor. Contains aliphatic hydrocarbons and ketones. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid continuous breathing of vapor and spray mist. To avoid breathing vapors or spray mist, open windows and doors or use other means to ensure fresh air during application and drying. If you experience eye watering, headaches or dizziness, increase fresh air, or wear respiratory protection or leave the area. Avoid contact with eyes or skin. Wash hands after using. Contains solvents which can cause permanent brain and nervous system damage. Intentional misuse by7 deliberately concentrating and inhaling the contents can be harmful or fatal. This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Do not take internally. Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE
Exposure may be by INHALATION and/or SKIN or EYE contact, depending on conditions of use. To minimize exposure, follow recommendations for proper use, ventilation, and personal protective equipment.
EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE
Irritation of eyes, skin and respiratory system. May cause nervous system depression. Extreme overexposure may result in unconsciousness and possibly death.
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF OVEREXPOSURE
Headache, dizziness, nausea, and loss of coordination are indications of excessive exposure to vapors or spray mists.
Redness and itching or burning sensation may indicate eye or excessive skin exposure.
MEDICAL CONDITIONS AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE: None generally recognized.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Prolonged overexposure to solvent ingredients may cause adverse effects to the liver and urinary systems. Reports have associated repeated and prolonged overexposure to solvents with permanent brain and nervous system damage.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
No ingredient in these products is an IARC, NTP or OSHA listed carcinogen.
First Aid: From MSDS
If INHALED: If affected, remove from exposure. Restore breathing. Keep warm and quiet.
If on SKIN: Wash affected area thoroughly with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing and launder before re-use.
If in EYES: Flush eyes with large amounts of water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention.
If SWALLOWED: Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. Give conscious patient several glasses of water. Seek medical attention.
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: 2000-09-27
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN HANDLING AND STORAGE
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 120
Disposal: From MSDS
Waste from these products may be 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.
Incinerate in appr
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Acetone000067-64-139
Propane000074-98-614
Butane000106-97-813
Distillates, petroleum, hydrotreated light064742-47-87.0-9.0
Solvent naphtha, petroleum, medium aliphatic064742-88-73.0-5.0
Solvent naphtha, petroleum, light aliphatic064742-89-87
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