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Product Information
Product Name: ChemRex 948 Urethane Adhesive-Old Product
Form: viscous liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » multipurpose » Adhesive
Customer Service: 800-433-9517
Date Entered: 2001-06-26
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Degussa Building Systems
Name changed to BASF Construction Chemicals
Address: 889 Valley Park Drive
City: Shakopee
State: MN
Zip Code: 55379
Telephone Number: 952-496-6000
Fax Number: 952-496-6062
Toll Free Number: 800-433-9517
Date Info Verified: 2013-05-11
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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?)
Health Effects
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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:ACUTE OVEREXPOSURE INFORMATION EYES: Moderate irritant. May cause tearing, reddening of the eyes and reversible corneal injury. SKIN: Regard this product as a severe irritant. The product contains an isocyanate, a class of compounds generally regarded as primary skin irritants. Contact with the product may cause dermatitis, allergic responses, and, in sensitive individuals, redness, swelling, and blisters.INHALATION: Regard this product as a severe irritant. The product contains an isocyanate. Exposure to a concentration of airborne isocyanates above the TLV may produce irritation of the respiratory tract, coughing, chest discomfort, shortness of breath. Individuals with a history of exposure to isocyanates can develop more severe symptoms, such as bronchitis, bronchial spasms, and pulmonary edema [fluid in the lungs]. For most individuals these effects are reversible. INGESTION: May cause irritation if swallowed.MEDICAL CONDITIONS GENERALLY AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE: Any pre-existing respiratory or skin condition. NOTE: Preexisting respiratory or skin condition(s) may be aggravated by exposure.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Individuals with a history of exposure to isocyanates can develop symptoms, such as bronchitis, bronchial spasms, and pulmonary edema [fluid in the lungs]. For most individuals these effects are reversible. NOTE: Preexisting respiratory or skin condition(s) may be aggravated by exposure. This product does not contain dust as produced and does not generate dust in normal use. Dust generated by abnormal activities, such as sanding or grinding, could contain a trace amount of free, respirable silicon dioxide [quartz]. NTP and IARC have listed free respirable silicon dioxide [quartz] as a suspect human carcinogen. Prolonged and/or repeated overexposure to free respirable silica may cause silicosis or other delayed and serious lung injury. No other known components of this product are listed as known or suspected carcinogens per NTP, IARC, or OSHA. This product contains a solvent [hydrotreated petroleum distillate]. Reports have associated repeated and prolonged occupational overexposure to solvents with permanent brain and nervous system damage. Solvents are also reported to cause liver damage, kidney damage, mucous membrane irritation. Be warned that intentional misuse by deliberately inhaling the contents [a process often called sniffing] may be harmful or fatal.
Health Rating: N
Flammability Rating: N
Reactivity Rating: N
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2008-04-16
Handling/Disposal
Handling: DO NOT BREATHE VAPORS. DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY. AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES, CLOTHING, AND SKIN. WEAR PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AT ALL TIMES. KEEP CONTAINER CLOSED WHEN NOT IN USE. WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER USING. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. USE ONLY WITH ADEQUATE VENTILATION
Disposal: Review all local, state, and federal regulations concerning health and pollution for appropriate disposal procedures. Do not incinerate closed containers.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Methylene bisphenyl diisocyanate (MDI)000101-68-87.0-12.0
MDI (polymeric)009016-87-94.0-8.0
Talc (non-fibrous)014807-96-615-40
Quartz014808-60-70.01-1
Distillates, petroleum, hydrotreated light064742-47-87.0-12.0
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