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Acute Health Effects:
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:
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.
Not Listed by NTP, OSHA, or IARC
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.