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Product Information
Product Name: Parks Hi Strength Acetone-discontinued
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » acetone » Paint Thinner
Customer Service: 800-225-8543
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Parks Corporation
Div., Rust-Oleum Corporation
Address: 11 Hawthorne Parkway
City: Vernon Hills
State: CT
Zip Code: 60061
Telephone Number: 800-323-3584
Toll Free Number: 847-367-7700
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: Hazards. Danger! Vapor Harmful. May affect the brain or nervous system causing dizziness, headaches or nausea. Causes eye, skin, nose and throat irritation. Warning. Use of this product will expose you to BENZENE which is known to cause cancer. Notice. Reports have associated repeated and prolonged occupational over exposure to solvents with permanent brain and nervous system damage. Precautions. Vapor may ignite explosively. Keep away from heat, sparks and flame. Vapor may cause flash fire. Do not smoke. Turn off and extinguish all flames, pilot lights on stoves, heaters, water heaters, electric motors and other sources of ignition during use and until all are gone. Prevent build up of vapor by opening all windows and doors to achieve cross ventilation. If you can smell even a week solvent odor, there is a real fire risk. Vapors may spread long distances. Do not use this product for any use that requires quantities of product to be spread over large surfaces (more than 4 square feet). The potential for fire and health effects increases dramatically. For any use that requires spreading over a large surface, use a non-flammable product. Use only with adequate ventilation. Do not breath vapor or spray mist. Ensure fresh air entry during application and drying. If you experience eye watering, headaches or dizziness or if air monitoring demonstrates vapor/mist levels are above applicable limits, wear appropriate, properly fitted respirator (NIOSH/MSHA approved) during and after application. Follow respirator manufacturer's directions for respirator use. Close container after each use. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Wash thoroughly after handling. First Aid: If you experience difficulty breathing, leave the area to obtain fresh air. If continued difficulty is experienced, get medical assistance immediately. In case of eye contact, immediately flush with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and get medical attention immediately. For skin, wash thoroughly with soap and water. If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Call a physician immediately. Spillage. If spilled, contain spilled material and remove with inert absorbent. Dispose of contaminated absorbent, container and unused contents in accordance with local, state and federal regulations. Keep out of reach of children. (#2615 metal can container)
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS Inhalation: Excess inhalation of vapors or mists may cause irritation of the nose and throat, nausea, vomiting, and signs of nervous system depression (e.g., headache, drowsiness, dizziness, loss of coordination, and fatigue), respiratory symptoms associated with pre-existing lung disorders (e.g., Asthma-like conditions) may be aggravated by exposure to this material. Eye Contact: Can cause severe irritation, redness, tearing, blurred vision. Skin Contact: Prolonged or repeated contact can cause moderate irritation, defatting dermatitis. Ingestion: While this material has a low degree of toxicity, ingestion of excessive quantities may cause irritation of the digestive tract and signs of nervous system depression (e.g., headache, drowsiness, dizziness, loss of coordination, and fatigue). Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Other than above, none listed.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS Reports have associated repeated and prolonged occupational overexposure to solvents with permanent brain and nervous system damage. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling this product may be harmful or fatal.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS This material has not been identified as a carcinogen by NTP, IARC, or OSHA.
Health Rating: N
Flammability Rating: N
Reactivity Rating: N
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 1994-04-05
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS Keep product container cool, dry and away from sources of ignition. Use and store this product with adequate ventilation. Avoid inhalation of vapors. Remove saturated clothing and flush affected areas with water. Personal contact should be avoided.
Disposal: From MSDS Incinerate in a furnace where permitted under appropriate federal, state, and local regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Acetone000067-64-1100
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