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Product Information
Product Name: Benjamin Moore Improve Low Luster Waterborne Satin 314
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » interior, acrylic, satin » 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: Contains: Glycol Ethers and ethylene glycolVAPOR HARMFUL. CAUSES EYE AND SKIN 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. 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. Ingestion of large amounts could cause serious injury. MEDICAL CONDITIONS PRONE TO AGGRAVATION BY EXPOSURE: None expected when used in accordance with Safe Handling and Use Information.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS Skin Contact - Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause dermatitis. Chronic lung conditions may be aggravated by exposure to high dust levels. 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.
Carcinogenicity: This product contains no reported or suspected carcinogens
First Aid: Inhalation - Remove to fresh air. Get medical help for any breathing difficulty. Eye Contact - Flush thoroughly with water. Call physician.Skin Contact - Wash with soap and water. Ingestion - Drink 1 or 2 glasses of water to dilute. DO NOT induce vomiting. Call physician.
Health Rating: 2*
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 Verified Date: 2007-11-27
MSDS Date: 2005-06-06
Handling/Disposal
Handling: PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN HANDLING AND STORAGE: Do not throw or drop containers.OTHER PRECAUTIONS : Avoid contact with eyes and prolonged contact with skin or breathing of 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
Ethylene glycol000107-21-12.2
Methoxydiglycol000111-77-32.9
Calcium carbonate000471-34-11.4
Silica, amorphous (Diatomaceous silica)007631-86-91
Titanium dioxide013463-67-724.5
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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