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Product Information
Product Name: Benjamin Moore Ben, Interior Acrylic Latex Flat Paint W625
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » interior, latex, flat » Paint
Customer Service: 888-236-6667
Date Verified: 2009-12-11
Date Entered: 2009-12-11
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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: If you scrape, sand or remove old paint, you may release lead dust. LEAD IS TOXIC. EXPOSURE TO LEAD DUST CAN CAUSE SERIOUS ILLNESS, SUCH AS BRAIN DAMAGE, ESPECIALLY IN CHILDREN. PREGNANT WOMEN SHOULD ALSO AVOID EXPOSURE. Wear a NIOSH approved respirator to control lead exposure. Carefully clean up with a HEPA vacuum and a wet mop. Before you start, find out how to protect yourself and your family by contacting the National Lead Information Hotline at 1-800-424-LEAD or log on to www.epa.gov/lead.Use only with adequate ventilation. Do not breathe spray mist or sanding dust. Ensure fresh air entry during application and drying. Avoid contact with eyes and prolonged or repeated contact with skin. Avoid exposure to dust and spray mist by wearing a NIOSH approved respirator during application, sanding and clean up. Follow respirator manufacturer
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS: Hazards IdentificationVapors may be irritating to eyes, nose, throat, and lungs. May cause skin irritation and/or dermatitis.Emergency OverviewAppearance: liquid Odor: little or no odorPotential Health EffectsPrincipal Routes of Exposure: Eye contact, skin contact and inhalation.Eyes: May cause slight irritation.Skin: Substance may cause slight skin irritation.Inhalation: May cause irritation of respiratory tract.Ingestion: Ingestion may cause gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS: Repeated contact may cause allergic reactions in very susceptible persons.
Carcinogenicity: Although IARC has classified titanium dioxide as possibly carcinogenic to humans (2B), their summary concludes: ***No significant exposure to titanium dioxide is thought to occur during the use of products in which titanium dioxide is bound to other materials, such as paint.***
First Aid: General Advice: No hazards which require special first aid measures.Eye Contact: Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.Skin Contact: Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water removing all contaminated clothes and shoes.Inhalation: Move to fresh air. If symptoms persist, call a physician.Ingestion: Clean mouth with water and afterwards drink plenty of water. Consult a physician if necessary.Notes To Physician: Treat symptomatically
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 Verified Date: 2009-12-11
MSDS Date: 2008-04-29
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid breathing vapors, spray mists or sanding dust. In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment.Keep container tightly closed. Keep out of the reach of children.
Disposal: Dispose of in accordance with federal, state, provincial, and local regulations. Dry, empty containers may be recycled in a can recycling program. Local requirements may vary, consult your sanitation department or state-designated environmental protection agency for more disposal options.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Vinyl acetate monomer000108-05-40.5
Kaolin clay001332-58-75
Titanium dioxide013463-67-720
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