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Product Information
Product Name: Indian Head Gasket Shellac Compound
Form: liquid
Product Category: Auto Products » gasket/sealant » Engine
Customer Service: 877-376-2839
Date Entered: 1996-09-03
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Permatex Inc.
Address: 10 Columbus Boulevard
City: Hartford
State: CT
Zip Code: 06106
Telephone Number: 860-543-7500
Fax Number: 860-543-6998
Toll Free Number: 877-376-2839
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: Caution: contains isopropyl alcohol. Do not use near heat, sparks, open flame. If swallowed, induce vomiting. Avoid contact with eyes, skin. Do not swallow. For eye contact, flush with water for 15 minutes. Call a physician. For skin contact, wash thoroughly with soap and water. Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Inhalation: High concentrations of vapor are irritating to nose and throat and can cause headache, dizziness, and nausea.

Eye Contact: Eye irritant.

Skin Contact: None listed.

Ingestion: None listed.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
None listed. Existing conditions aggravated by exposure: Skin, eye, and respiratory disorders. Rosin is a sensitizer, allergen, and irritant. Isopropyl alcohol is an allergen and irritant, and may cause central nervous system effects.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
None of the ingredients in this product are listed as a carcinogen by NTP, IARC, or OSHA. No California Proposition 65 chemicals are known to be present.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 3
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: 1996-01-22
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Store away from heat and flame. Avoid prolonged breathing of vapors. Keep away from eyes.
Disposal: From MSDS
Incinerate following EPA and local regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Isopropanol000067-63-035-40
Rosin008050-09-755-60
Castor oil, oxidized068187-84-83.0-5.0
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