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Product Information
Product Name: Thoro Water Plug Cement
Form: powder
Product Category: Home maintenance » plumbing » Adhesive
Home maintenance » pipe cement » Plumbing
Customer Service: 888-321-5665
Date Entered: 2001-05-10
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Ord Products
Div. BASF Corporation, Building Systems
Address: 889 Valley Park Drive
City: Shakopee
State: MN
Zip Code: 55379
Telephone Number: 952-496-6000
Fax Number: 952-496-6062
Toll Free Number: 800-433-9517
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: Keep out of reach of children. This product contains cement, silica and lime. It may cause burns/allergic reaction. Wear protective gloves and goggles.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE
EYE CONTACT; Severely irritating. If not removed promptly, will injure eye tissue which may result in permanent damage.
SKIN CONTACT: May cause irritation.
INHALATION: May cause respiratory tract irritation.
INGESTION: Irritating to mouth, throat, and stomach.

PRIMARY ROUTE(S) OF ENTRY; SKIN CONTACT, INHALATION, INGESTION. EYE CONTACT
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Repeated or prolonged over exposure to free silica may cause silicosis or other delayed and serious lung injury.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
This product contains silicon dioxide [quartz] which has been listed as a suspected human carcinogen by NTP and IARC.
First Aid: From MSDS
EYE CONTACT: Flush eye with water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention.
SKIN CONTACT: Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash affected area(s) thoroughly with soap and water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get immediate medical attention.
INGESTION; If swallowed, DO NOT induce vomiting. Give victim a glass of water or milk. Call a physician or poison control center immediately. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Should vomiting occur, be sure to keep victim's head below hips to avoid aspiration of vomitus into lungs.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 0
Reactivity Rating: 1
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2000-04-11
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Use only in a well ventilated area. Keep out of reach of children. If user operations generate dust, fume, or mist, use ventilation to keep exposure to air borne contaminants below the exposure limit.
Storage: Keep container closed when not in use.
Disposal: From MSDS
Review all local, state, and federal regulations concerning health and pollution for appropriate disposal procedures.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Calcium carbonate000471-34-15
Calcium hydroxide001305-62-05
Quartz014808-60-730
Portland cement065997-15-135
Alumina, cement bonded065997-16-240
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