Skip Navigation

Household Products Database banner

Quick search


Advanced Search triangular bullet

Browse by category
Auto Products
Inside the Home
Pesticides
Landscape/Yard
Personal Care
Home Maintenance
Arts & Crafts
Pet Care
Home Office

Browse A to Z
Products Names
Types of Products
Manufacturers
Ingredients

Support pages
About the Database
FAQ
Product Recalls
Help
Glossary
Contact Us
More Resources

 

 

Home Products Manufacturers Ingredients Health Effects
Product Information
Product Name: Oatey Tub and Tile Caulk-06/10/2005
Form: paste
Product Category: Home maintenance » caulk » Tile
Home maintenance » tile/tub » Caulk
Customer Service: 800-321-9532
Date Verified: 2010-01-12
Date Entered: 2010-01-12
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Oatey
Hercules Chemical Company
Address: 4700 West 160th Street
City: Cleveland
State: OH
Zip Code: 44135
Telephone Number: 216-267-7100
Fax Number: 800-321-9535
Toll Free Number: 800-321-9532
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?) (Complete MSDS for this product)
Health Effects
Enter text or highlight term...
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Hazards IdentificationEmergency Overview:White paste with acrylic odor. May cause skin and eye irritation. Contains mineral spirits and ethylene glycol. Material is slippery in wet state.Inhalation: Trace components and residual monomer may cause headache, nausea, and irritation of the nose, throat, and lungs in poorly ventilated areas.Skin: Prolonged or repeated skin contact can cause irritation.Eye: Direct contact may cause eye irritation.Ingestion: No hazard expected in normal industrial use. Ingestion is not a likely route of exposure.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Adverse health effects are not expected from normal use of this product. The following is toxological information for individual components. Ethylene glycol can irritate the eyes and skin. Prolonged overexposure via inhalation can cause pulmonary edema plus liver and kidney damage. The central nervous system may be affected exhibiting dizziness, weakness, nausea and headache. Brain damage has resulted in humans from swallowing lethal or near lethal amounts of ethylene glycol. Ethylene glycol causes birth defects in experimental animals. Tests for carcinogenicity in experimental animals are negative. Mineral spirits can cause mild skin and eye irritation. Overexposure via inhalation can cause respiratory irritation and central nervous system effects. Mineral spirits can enter the lungs during swallowing or vomiting and cause lung inflammation and chemical pneumonitis. Based on available information, mineral spirits cannot be classified with respect to carcinogenicity.
Carcinogenicity: Not expected to be carcinogenic.
First Aid: CALL 1-303-623-5716 COLLECTSkin: Remove contaminated clothing immediately. Wash all exposed areas with soap and water. Get medical attention if irritation develops.Eyes: If material gets into eyes, immediately flush eyes with water while holding eyelids open until material is removed. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.Inhalation: If symptoms of exposure develop, remove to fresh air. If breathing becomes difficult, administer oxygen. Administer artificial respiration if breathing has stopped. Seek immediate medical attention.Ingestion: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. Never give anything by mouth to a person who is unconscious or drowsy. Get immediate medical attention by calling aPoison Control Center, or hospital emergency room. If medical advice cannot be obtained, then take the person and product to the nearest medical emergency treatment center or hospital.
Health Rating: 1*
Flammability Rating: 1
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 Verified Date: 2010-01-12
MSDS Date: 2005-06-10
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not get material in eyes. Use only in well ventilated area. Avoid prolonged or repeated contact with skin.Keep from freezing. Best when stored above 40 Degrees F. ***Empty*** containers retain product residue and can be hazardous. Follow all MSDS precautions in handling empty containers. Do not cut or weld on or near empty or full containers.
Disposal: Dispose in accordance with current local, state and federal regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Butyl benzyl phthalate000085-68-71.0-5.0
Ethylene glycol000107-21-11.0-5.0
Stoddard solvent008052-41-35.0-10.0
(Complete MSDS for this product)
HHS.GOV Household Products Database Home Page National Institutes of Health National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services National Library of Medicine