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Product Information
Product Name: Minwax Tung Oil Finish (New)
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » tung oil » Finish
Home maintenance » finish, tung oil » Wood
Customer Service: 800-523-9299
Date Entered: 2001-08-27
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Minwax Company
Address: 10 Mountainview Road
City: Upper Saddle River
State: NJ
Zip Code: 7458
Telephone Number: 800-523-9299
Toll Free Number: 800-523-9299
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: Keep out of reach of children. Contains mineral spirits. Harmful or fatal if swallowed. Do not take internally. Eye and skin irritant. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Wear safety glasses and rubber gloves when handling. Vapor may be harmful, use only with adequate ventilation. If adequate ventilation cannot be maintained, wear respiratory protection (NIOSH/MSAH TC 23C or equivalent) or leave area. Do not use or store near heat, sparks, flame or other sources of ignition. Close container after each use. First Aid: If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. If contact with skin, wash thoroughly with soap and water. If inhaled, remove to fresh air, call a physician immediately.
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.

OTHER PRECAUTIONS
Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the contents can
be harmful or fatal.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Cobalt and cobalt compounds are classified by IARC as possibly carcinogenic to
humans (group 2B) based on experimental animal data, however, there is inadequate evidence in humans for its carcinogenicity.
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: Get medical attention.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 2
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: 2000-02-03
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
DOL STORAGE CATEGORY 2
PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN HANDLING AND STORAGE
Contents are COMBUSTIBLE. Keep away from heat and open flame.
Consult NFPA Code. Use approved Bonding and Grounding procedures.
Keep container closed when not in use. Transfer only to approved containers
with complete and appropriate labeling. Do not take internally. Keep out of the
reach of children.

PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN USE
Use only with adequate ventilation. Avoid breathing vapor and spray mist.
Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Wash hands after using. This coating may contain materials classified as nuisance particulates which may be present at hazardous levels only during sanding or abrading of the dried film.
Disposal: From MSDS
Waste from this product 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 approved facility. Do not incinerate closed container. Dispose
of in accordance with Federal, State, and Local regulations regarding pollution.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Cobalt 2-ethylhexanoate000136-52-70.2
Solvent naphtha, petroleum, medium aliphatic064742-88-765
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