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Product Information
Product Name: Polyblend Grout (Sanded)-Old Product
Form: powder
Product Category: Home maintenance » multipurpose » Grout
Customer Service: 800-272-8786
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Custom Building Products
Address: 13001 Seal Beach Blvd.
City: Seal Beach
State: CA
Zip Code: 90740
Telephone Number: 562-598-8808
Fax Number: 800-200-7765
Toll Free Number: 800-272-8786
Date Info Verified: 2013-05-11
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: CAUTION: Contains Portland cement. Product is alkaline on contact with water! Wear rubber gloves and eye protection. Use paddle for mixing and avoid splashing into eyes or contact with skin. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of such contact, flood eyes repeatedly with water and CALL PHYSICIAN IMMEDIATELY. Wash thoroughly after handling and before smoking or eating. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY. ONE YEAR SHELF LIFE (FROM DATE OF MANUFACTURE). Bar Code: 0-10186-35474-3 (Butter Cream)
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Inhalation: Dust may cause irritation of eyes and nose. Eye Contact: Cement and silica dust can irritate the eyes.Skin Contact: Wet cement, especially as an ingredient in plastic (unhardened) concrete, can dry the skin and cause alkali burns. Hypersensitive individuals may develop skin rash. Ingestion: None
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Prolonged exposure to cement and crystalline silica dust above the threshold limit value may cause shortness of breath and scarring of the lungs.
Carcinogenicity: One or more of the components in this mixture are listed as carcinogens by NTP, IARC and OSHA. There is sufficient evidence for the carcinogenicity of crystalline silica to experimental animals, and that there is limited evidence of the carcinogenicity of crystalline silica to humans.
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 Date: 1995-05-01
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Use dustless or wet systems when handling and clean-up so that exposure does not exceed the TLV. Practice good housekeeping, maintain ventilation systems and post appropriate warning notices where product is used, stored and handled.
Disposal: Dispose of in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Dichromium trioxide001308-38-9
Iron(III) oxide001309-37-1
Calcium carbonate (Limestone)001317-65-3
CI Red Pigment 3002425-85-6
Barium chloride010361-37-2
Quartz014808-60-7
Vinyl acetate, dioctyl maleate copolymer026061-64-3
Portland cement065997-15-1
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