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Product Information
Product Name: Crown MEK, Methyl Ethyl Ketone
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » mineral spirits » Paint Thinner
Home maintenance » cleaner » Paint Brush
Customer Service: 281-485-1457
Date Verified: 2008-12-07
Date Entered: 2008-12-07
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Packaging Service Company
Address: 1904 Mykawa Road
City: Pearland
State: TX
Zip Code: 77581
Telephone Number: 281-485-1457
Fax Number: 281-485-3242
Date Info Verified: 2012-06-20
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?) (Complete MSDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings: SAFETY STATEMENTS:S9 Keep container in a well-ventilated place.S16 Keep away from sources of ignition. No smoking.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:HAZARDS IDENTIFICATIONRISK STATEMENTSR11 Highly Flammable.R36/37/38 Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.EYE & SKIN CONTACT: Primary irritation to skin, defatting, dermatitis. Primary irritation to eyes,redness,tearing,blurred vision. Liquid can cause eye irritation. Wash thoroughly after handling.INHALATION: Anesthetic. Irritates respiratory tract. Acute overexposure can cause serious nervous system depression. Vapor harmful.SWALLOWING: Swallowing can cause abdominal irritation, nausea, vomiting & diarrhea
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Persons with severe skin,liver or kidney problems should avoid use.
Carcinogenicity: This product has no carcinogens listed by IARC, NTP, NIOSH, OSHA or ACGIH, as of this date, greater or equal to 0.1%.
First Aid: EYE CONTACT: For eyes, flush with plenty of water for 15 minutes & get medical attention.SKIN CONTACT: In case of contact with skin immediately remove contaminated clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap & water. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.INHALATION: After high vapor exposure, remove to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. If breathing has stopped give artificial respiration.SWALLOWING: If swallowed, CALL A PHYSICIAN IMMEDIATELY! Induce vomiting promptly using physician's instructions or by having patient stick finger down throat. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
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 Verified Date: 2008-12-07
MSDS Date: 2006-09-15
Handling/Disposal
Handling: HANDLING: Isolate from oxidizers, heat, sparks, electric equipment & open flame. Use only with adequate ventilation. Avoid breathing of vapor or spray mist. Avoid contact with skin & eyes. Wear OSHA Standard goggles or face shield. Consult Safety Equipment Supplier. Wear gloves, apron & footwear impervious to this material. Wash clothing before reuse. Avoid free fall of liquid. Ground containers when transferring. Do not flame cut, saw, drill, braze, or weld. Empty container very hazardous! Continue all label precautions!STORAGE: Do not store above 49 C/120 F. Store large amounts in structures made for OSHA Class I B liquids. Keep container tightly closed & upright when not in use to prevent leakage.
Disposal: Recycle / dispose of observing national, regional, state, provincial and local health, safety & pollution laws. If questions exist, contact the appropriate agencies
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Methyl ethyl ketone000078-93-395-100
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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