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Product Information
Product Name: Thorogrip Anchoring Cement
Form: powder
Product Category: Home maintenance » anchoring compound » Adhesive
Home maintenance » cement » Anchoring
Customer Service: 800-433-9517
Date Entered: 2001-08-15
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
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: 973-245-6000
Toll Free Number: 800-526-1072
Date Info Verified: 2014-05-06
Related Items: Products by this manufacturer
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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Warnings: Thorogrip contains calcium hydroxide, crystalline silica, calcium carbonate, Portland cement, calcium aluminate, calcium sulfate. Product is alkaline on contact with water and may cause
injury to skin or eyes. Ingestion or inhalation of dust may cause irritation. Contains small amount of free respirable quartz, which has been listed as a suspected human carcinogen by NTP and IARC. Repeated or prolonged overexposure to free respirable quartz may cause silicosis or other serious and delayed lung injury. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Prevent inhalation of dust. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep container closed when
not in use. DO NOT take internally. Use only with adequate ventilation. Use impervious gloves, eye protection and if the TLV is exceeded or used in a poorly ventilated area, use NIOSH/MSHA approved respiratory protection in accordance with applicable federal, state and local regulations. In case of eye contact, flush thoroughly with water for at least 15 minutes. In case of skin contact, wash affected areas with soap and water. If irritation persists, SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION. Remove and wash contaminated clothing. If inhalation causes physical discomfort, remove to fresh air. If discomfort persists or any breathing difficulty occurs or if swallowed, SEEK IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION. This product contains material listed by the state of
California as known to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE
EYE CONTACT: Severely irritating. If not removed promptly, will injure eye tissue, which may result in permanent damage.
SKIN CONTACT: May cause irritation.
INHALATION: May cause respiratory tract irritation.
INGESTION: Irritating to mouth, throat and stomach.
PRIMARY ROUTE(S) OF ENTRY: SKIN CONTACT INHALATION INGESTION EYE CONTACT
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
This product contains silicon dioxide [quartz]. Repeated or prolonged over exposure to free silica may cause silicosis or other delayed and serious lung injury.

CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65: WARNING: The chemical(s) noted below and contained in this product, are known to the state of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm: Silica, quartz 14808-60-7, Lithium carbonate 554-13-2, inorganic lead 7439-92-1, nickel 7440-02-0, Arsenic 7440-38-2 .
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
This product contains silicon dioxide [quartz] which has been listed as a suspected human carcinogen by NTP and IARC.
First Aid: From MSDS
EYE CONTACT: Flush eye with water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention.
SKIN CONTACT: Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash
affected area(s) thoroughly with soap and water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get immediate medical attention.
INGESTION: If swallowed, DO NOT induce vomiting. Give victim a glass of water or milk. Call a physician or poison control center immediately. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Should vomiting occur, be sure to keep victim's head below hips to avoid aspiration of vomitus into lungs.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 0
Reactivity Rating: 1
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2000-05-01
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
HANDLING: Use only in a well ventilated area. Keep out of reach of children. If user operations generate dust, fume, or mist, use ventilation to keep exposure to airborne contaminants below the exposure limit.
STORAGE: Keep container closed when not in use.
HYGIENIC PRACTICES: Do not take internally. Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing.
Disposal: From MSDS
DISPOSAL METHOD:
Review all local, state, and federal regulations concerning health and pollution for appropriate disposal procedures.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Calcium carbonate000471-34-15
Calcium hydroxide001305-62-05
Calcium sulfate007778-18-95
Quartz014808-60-760
Portland cement065997-15-120
Alumina, cement bonded065997-16-225
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