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Product Information
Product Name: Parks Adhesive Remover-09/04/1998-discontinued
Form: liquid
Product Category: Arts & Crafts » glue remover » Cleaner
Arts & Crafts » remover » Adhesive
Inside the Home » adhesive remover » Stripper
Inside the Home » remover » Adhesive
Customer Service: 800-225-8543
Date Entered: 2003-01-01
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: 2014-05-06
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! Poison! Vapor Harmful. May affect the brain or nervous system causing dizziness, headaches or nausea. Reduces the blood's oxygen-carrying capacity. Causes eye, skin, nose and throat irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin. Cannot be made non-poisonous. Warning: Use of this product will expose you to methylene chloride and benzene which are known to cause cancer and to toluol which is known to cause birth defects and other reproductive harm. Notice: Reports have associated repeated and prolonged occupational over exposure to solvents with permanent brain and nervous system damage. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the contents may be harmful or fatal. Precautions: Contact with flame or hot surface may produce toxic gases. Keep away from heat and flame. Vapor may cause flash fire. Do not smoke. Use only with adequate ventilation. Do not breathe vapor or spray mist. Use this product outdoor, if possible. If you must use indoors, open all windows and doors or use other means to ensure fresh air entry. If properly used, a respirator may offer additional protection. Obtain professional advice before using. A dust mask does not provide protection against vapors. Do not use in basement or other unventilated area. Clean up rags, paper and waste promptly. Allow solvent to evaporate, then dispose in metal container. Wash thoroughly after handling. First Aid: In case of eye contact, flush thoroughly with water for at least 15 minutes and get medical assistance immediately. For skin contact, wash thoroughly with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical attention immediately. Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean contaminated shoes. If you experience difficulty breathing, leave area to obtain fresh air. If continued difficulty is experienced, get medical attention immediately. If swallowed, drink 1 or 2 glasses of water or milk call a physician, hospital emergency room or poison control center for a way to induce vomiting. Spill: 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. (#1544, metal can container)
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS INHALATION: Excessive inhalation may produce symptoms of central nervous system depression, ranging from light headedness, nausea and vomiting to unconsciousness and death. Inhalation may cause respiratory irritation and transient pulmonary edema. SKIN: Mildly irritating to skin. Skin contact may produce a burning sensation. Prolonged or repeated contact may cause skin to become reddened, rough and dry due to the removal of natural oils and may result in dermatitis. This product may be absorbed through the skin although not expected to produce toxicity by this route. EYE CONTACT: An irritation to the eye, causing pain, tearing and general inflammation. INGESTION: May cause irritation of the gastrointestinal tract with vomiting. If vomiting results in aspiration, chemical pneumonia could follow. Absorption through the gastrointestinal tract may produce symptoms of central nervous system depression ranging from light headedness to unconsciousness. Excessive inhalation or ingestion may produce symptoms of central nervous system depression ranging from light headedness to unconsciousness and death. Can cause headache, mental confusion, depression, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, cough, loss of sense of balance, visual disturbances and other central nervous system effects. Exposure of the eyes and skin may produce irritation.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS Can cause headache, mental confusion, depression, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, cough, loss of sense of balance and visual disturbances. Prolonged or repeated skin contact may cause dermatitis. Exposure to animals of greater than 5000 PPM has caused cardiac arrhythmias; however, there have been no reports in humans of effects on the heart. A 1986 NTP, 2 year animal inhalation study report states that there is ***clear evidence of carcinogenicity*** in mice (lung and liver tumors)
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS WARNING: USE OF THIS PRODUCT WILL EXPOSE YOU TO METHYLENE CHLORIDE, CARBON TETRACHLORIDE, CHLOROFORM AND BENZENE WHICH ARE KNOWN TO CAUSE CANCER AND TO TOLUENE WHICH IS KNOWN TO CAUSE BIRTH DEFECTS OR OTHER REPRODUCTIVE HARM. The State of Californias Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Prop 65) develops a list of chemicals that require specific warnings relating to cancer and/or reproductive toxicity. This product contains the following chemicals subject to the reporting requirements of that Act: Methylene chloride; Toluene; Carbon tetrachloride; Chloroform; Benzene.
Health Rating: 3
Flammability Rating: 0
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: 1998-09-04
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place away from incompatible materials. Keep containers tightly closed when not in use. Do not use pressure to empty containers. Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not get in eyes, on skin or on clothing.
Disposal: From MSDS Dispose of in accordance with applicable local, county, state and federal regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Carbon tetrachloride000056-23-5
Methanol000067-56-1<20
Chloroform000067-66-3
Benzene000071-43-2
Methylene chloride000075-09-265-70
1-Methoxy-2-propanol000107-98-2<6
Toluene000108-88-3<10
Toluene000108-88-3<10
Ammonia007664-41-7<1
Dipropylene glycol methyl ether034590-94-8<7
Naphtha, petroleum, heavy straight-run064741-41-9<5
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