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Product Name: Benjamin Moore Moorcraft Super Spec Alkyd Exterior Primer 176 -02/22/2006
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » exterior, alkyd, primer » Paint
Customer Service: 888-236-6667
Date Verified: 2007-11-27
Date Entered: 2007-11-27
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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: WARNING! COMBUSTIBLE LIQUID AND VAPOR Contains Stoddard Solvent and Crystalline Silica VAPOR HARMFUL. CAUSES EYE, SKIN, NOSE, AND THROAT IRRITATION NOTICE: Repeated and prolonged exposure to solvents may lead to permanent brain and nervous system damage. Eye watering, headaches, nausea, dizziness and loss of coordination are signs that solvent levels are too high. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the contents may be harmful or fatal. Crystalline silica can cause cancer when in the respirable form (spray mist or sanding dust). Keep away from heat and flame. Use only with adequate ventilation. Do not breathe vapors, spray mist or sanding dust. Avoid contact with eyes and prolonged or repeated contact with skin. Wear eye protection and gloves. To avoid breathing vapors or spray mist, open window and doors or use other means to ensure fresh air entry during application and drying. If you experience eye watering, headaches or dizziness, increase fresh air or wear a properly fitted vapor/particulate respirator approved by NIOSH for use with paints or leave the area. In all cases follow respirator manufacturer
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS: PRIMARY ROUTE(S) OF ENTRY: DERMAL, INHALATION, INGESTION EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE: Inhalation - Harmful if inhaled. May affect the brain or nervous system causing dizziness, headache or nausea.Contact - Causes eye irritation. Contact - Causes skin irritation. Skin Absorption - Hazardous ingredients contained in this product have the capacity to be absorbed through the skin in sufficient quantities to cause systemic toxicity. Ingestion - Irritation of the digestive tract and nervous system depression (drowsiness, dizziness, loss of coordination and fatigue). Aspiration Hazard - This material can enter lungs during swallowing or vomiting and cause lung inflammation and damage. MEDICAL CONDITIONS PRONE TO AGGRAVATION BY EXPOSURE: None expected when used in accordance with Safe Handling and Use Information.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS: Reports have associated permanent brain and nervous system damage with repeated, prolonged overexposure to solvents among persons engaged in the painting trade. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the contents may be harmful or fatal. Inhalation statement: Sanding dust inhalation may cause lung damage.
Carcinogenicity: Contains: Crystalline Silica which has been determined to be carcinogenic to humans (1) by IARC when in respirable form. Risk of cancer depends on duration and level of inhalation exposure to dust from sanding the dried paint or spray mist. IARC has classified Ethyl Benzene as possibly carcinogenic for humans (2B). This product contains one or more reported carcinogens or suspected carcinogens which are noted NTP, IARC, or OSHA-Z.
First Aid: Inhalation - Remove from hazard area, maintain breathing, call physician. Skin Contact - Remove with soap and water. Eye Contact - Flush immediately with large amounts of water. Call physician Ingestion - Drink 1 or 2 glasses of water to dilute. DO NOT induce vomiting. Call physician.
Health Rating: 2*
Flammability Rating: 2
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 Verified Date: 2007-11-27
MSDS Date: 2006-02-22
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Combustible - Keep away from heat and flameUse only with adequate ventilation. Avoid prolonged contact with skin and breathing of vapor spray mist or sanding dust. Close container after each use. Keep out of reach of children. Do not take internally.
Disposal: Conventional procedures in compliance with local, state and federal regulations. Do not incinerate sealed containers.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Ethylbenzene000100-41-40.5
Calcium carbonate000471-34-150
Fuller's earth008031-18-32
Stoddard solvent008052-41-325
Titanium dioxide013463-67-715
Quartz014808-60-71
Naphtha, petroleum, hydrotreated heavy064742-48-920
Solvent naphtha, petroleum, medium aliphatic064742-88-72
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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