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Product Information
Product Name: Owens Corning Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Insulation-03/19/2003
Form: solid
Product Category: Home maintenance » extruded, polystyrene » Insulation
Home maintenance » building » Insulation
Landscape/Yard » flotation board » Marine
Customer Service: 0
Date Entered: 2005-01-14
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Owens Corning
Address: One Owens Corning Parkway
City: Toledo
State: OH
Zip Code: 43659
Toll Free Number: 800-438-7465
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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Warnings: MSDS: First Aid Measures
Inhalation: If dust from cutting or drilling is inhaled, immediately remove the affected person to fresh air. If symptoms persist, get medical attention.
Skin Contact: For skin contact, wash with mild soap and running water. If irritation persists get medical attention.
Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists get medical attention.
Ingestion: Ingestion of this material is unlikely. If it does occur, watch the person for several days to make sure that partial or complete intestinal obstruction does not occur. Do not induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Emergency Overview
Exposure to dust may be irritating to eyes, nose, and throat. To prevent ignition, avoid smoking, keep from open flames and high temperatures. Grinding, sawing or fabrication activities can produce dust particles which may under certain conditions form explosive dust atmospheres that can be ignited.

Potential Health Effects
Inhalation: Dusts produced by cutting or drilling of this product may cause irritation of the nose, throat, and respiratory tract.
Skin Contact: No effects expected
Eye Contact: Dust produced from cutting or drilling of this product may cause slight irritation to the eyes.
Ingestion: Ingestion of this product is unlikely. However, ingestion of product may produce gastrointestinal irritation and disturbances.

Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure:
Chronic respiratory or skin conditions may temporarily worsen from exposure to this product.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Chronic respiratory or skin conditions may temporarily worsen from exposure to these products.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
ACGIH, IARC, OSHA, and NTP carcinogen lists have been checked for those components with CAS registry numbers.

Polystyrene (9003-53-6)
IARC: Supplement 7, 1987; Monograph 19, 1979 (Group 3 (not classifiable))
Talc (14807-96-6)
ACGIH: A4- Not Classifiable as a Human Carcinogen (containing no asbestos fibers)
IARC: Group 3 (not classifiable) Supplement 7,1987; Monograph 42,1987
First Aid: From MSDS
Inhalation: If dust from cutting or drilling is inhaled, immediately remove the affected person to fresh air. If symptoms persist, get medical attention.
Skin Contact: For skin contact, wash with mild soap and running water. If irritation persists get medical attention.
Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists get medical attention.
Ingestion: Ingestion of this material is unlikely. If it does occur, watch the person for several days to make sure that partial or complete intestinal obstruction does not occur. Do not induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel.
Health Rating: 0
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 Date: 2003-03-19
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Handling Procedures: No special procedures are required for this material.
Avoid inhaling dusts or vapors. Avoid eye and excessive skin contact. Use only with adequate ventilation. As with all chemicals, good industrial hygiene practices should be followed when handling this material. Special care must be taken to avoid buildup of dusts.
Storage Procedures: No special procedures are required for this material.
Disposal: From MSDS
Material, if discarded, is not expected to be a characteristic hazardous waste under RCRA. Dispose of waste material according to Local, State, Federal, and Provincial Environmental Regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
1-Chloro-1,1-difluoroethane000075-68-37.0-12.0
Hexabromocyclododecane003194-55-60.5-1.5
Polystyrene009003-53-680-90
Talc (non-fibrous)014807-96-60-2
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