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Product Name: Radio Shack Lead Solder
Form: solid
Product Category: Arts & Crafts » electronics » Solder
Home maintenance » solder » Electronics
Home maintenance » electronics » Solder
Inside the Home » solder » Electronics
Customer Service: 800-843-7422
Date Entered: 2001-08-13
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Radio Shack
(Distributor)
Address: 300 Radio Shack Circle
City: Fort Worth
State: TX
Zip Code: 76102
Telephone Number: 817-415-3700
Fax Number: 817-415-6880
Toll Free Number: 800-843-7422
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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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE
Inhalation: Over exposure to lead may result in central nervous system disorders characterized by drowsiness, seizures, coma and death. Exposure of this magnitude is unlikely.
Eyes Contact: None.
Skin Contact: None.
Skin Absorption: None.
Ingestion: Not likely to occur, but would have similar effects as inhalation.

MEDICAL CONDITIONS GENERALLY AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE:
Lead: Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs, kidneys, nerves and possibly reproductive systems.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
(prolonged) Exposure
Repeated inhalation or ingestion of lead can result in systemic poisoning.

This product contains lead which is known to the State of California to cause caner and birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
NTP: No
OSHA: No
IARC: Yes

Lead and its components have been placed in Class B2, probably carcinogenic to humans by USEPA. IARC has placed lead and its compounds in Class 2B, possibly carcinogenic to humans.
First Aid: From MSDS
Inhalation: Remove person from exposure to fumes.
Eyes: For burns flush immediately with cool water.
Skin: For burns flush immediately with cool water.
Ingestion: If thought to be overexposed, the person should have a blood lead analysis done.
Health Rating: 1
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: 2000-08-02
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN HANDLING AND STORAGE:
Store away from sources of sulfur. Wash hands after handling solder containing lead before eating or smoking. Avoid breathing smoke/fumes generated during soldering. Do not place flux cored solder into a hot solder pot because the flux may ignite. Use of strong acid fluxes may result in liberation of toxic lead chloride fumes.

Empty containers may contain product residue. Observe all label precautions.
Disposal: From MSDS
According to local regulations for latex and solid rubber.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Lead007439-92-1
Silver007440-22-4
Tin007440-31-5
Copper007440-50-8
Bismuth007440-69-9
Indium007440-74-6
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