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Product Name: Radio Shack SP44 Soldering Paste Flux
Form: paste
Product Category: Arts & Crafts » electronics » Solder
Home maintenance » soldering flux » Electronics
Home maintenance » electronics » Solder
Inside the Home » soldering flux » 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: 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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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Primary ROUTES OF ENTRY; Eyes, Inhalation, Ingestion
TARGET ORGANS. Eyes, skin. mucous membranes and respiratory system.

EFFECTS OF ACUTE (severe short-term) EXPOSURE:
INHALATION. Fumes during soldering may irritate mucous membranes and respiratory system. High concentrations can cause headache and nausea.
SKIN CONTACT: Local irritation
SKIN ABSORPTION: None.
EYE CONTACT: Irritation from contact with paste and smoke from soldering.
INGESTION: Not likely to occur.

Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure:
Chemical hypersensitivity, asthma and other respiratory conditions.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
EFFECTS OF CHRONIC (prolonged) EXPOSURE:
Prolonged or repeated skin contact can result in a rash. Breathing vapors can result in headache and irritation of the mucous membranes. Smoke during soldering will contain rosin which is an allergen and can cause respiratory system irritation and damage.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Not Listed by NTP, OSHA, or IARC
First Aid: From MSDS
Seek medical assistance for further treatment, observation and support if needed.

EYE CONTACT: Flush eyes with plenty of water and get medical attention.
SKIN CONTACT: Wash thoroughly with soap and water.
INHALATION: Remove victim to fresh air. Restore breathing if necessary.
INGESTION: Give plenty of water or milk and get medical attention.
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 1
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: 2000-07-24
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN HANDLING AND STORAGE:
CAUTION! Empty containers may contain product residue. Observe all label precautions.

Avoid eye and skin contact. Avoid breathing vapors generated during soldering. Open containers cautiously to allow venting of any internal pressure.
Wash hands thoroughly before eating or smoking.
Disposal: From MSDS
According to local regulations. May be incinerated.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Stearic acid000057-11-420
Petrolatum008009-03-840
Rosin008050-09-730
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