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Product Information
Product Name: DAP Multipurpose Adhesive Caulk
Form: caulk tube
Product Category: Home maintenance » multipurpose » Caulk
Customer Service: 800-543-3840
Date Entered: 2001-05-28
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: DAP Products, Inc.
Address: 2400 Boston Street, #200
City: Baltimore
State: MD
Zip Code: 21224
Telephone Number: 410-675-2100
Fax Number: 410-558-1068
Toll Free Number: 800-543-3840
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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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
EMERGENCY OVERVIEW: Colored paste with mild odor. CAUTION! May irritate
eyes, skin, nose, and upper respiratory tract. Harmful or fatal if swallowed.

POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS:
EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE - EYE CONTACT: May cause eye irritation.
EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE - SKIN CONTACT: Prolonged or repeated contact
with skin may cause irritation.
EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE - INHALATION: Vapor may cause nose and throat
irritation.
EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE - INGESTION: This material may be harmful or fatal if swallowed. Ingestion of ethylene glycol in excess may lead to respiratory cardiac failure as well as kidney and liver damage. Ingestion of ethylene glycol can cause gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and if ingested in sufficient quantities, death.

MEDICAL CONDITIONS WHICH MAY BE AGGRAVATED BY CONTACT: None known.
PRIMARY ROUTE(S) OF ENTRY: SKIN CONTACT INHALATION
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
HAZARDS: Reports have associated permanent brain and nervous system damage with prolonged and repeated occupational overexposure to solvents. Ingestion of Ethylene Glycol in excess may lead to respiratory and cardiac failure, and kidney and liver damage.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
This product contains small amount of vinyl acetate which is
classified as a class 2B carcinogen by IARC. Vinyl acetate was shown to
cause cancer in the respiratory tract of laboratory animals. There is no
evidence that vinyl acetate causes cancer in humans. The IARC published a
monograph on vinyl acetate (1995). In this monograph IARC indicates ***there
is inadequate evidence in humans for carcinogenicity of vinyl acetate. There
is limited evidence in experimental animals for carcinogenicit
First Aid: From MSDS
EYE CONTACT: Flush with large quantities of water until irritation
subsides.
SKIN CONTACT: Wash with soap and water.
INHALATION: Remove to fresh air.
INGESTION: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING.
COMMENTS: Call Medical in Section 1 if irritation or complications arise
from any of the above routes or exposure.
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 1
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: 1999-12-27
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Avoid prolonged or repeated contact with skin. Avoid contact with eyes.
STORAGE INFORMATION: Store away from caustics and oxidizers. Keep
containers tightly closed when not in use. Keep containers from excessive
heat and freezing. Do not store at temperatures above 120 degrees F.
Disposal: From MSDS
Dispose of according to Federal, State, and Local Standards. This product does not meet the definition of a hazardous waste according to U.S. EPA Hazardous Waste Management Regulations, 40 CFR Section 261. State and Local regulations/restrictions are complex and may differ from Federal regulations. Responsibility for proper waste disposal is with the owner of the waste.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Ethylene glycol000107-21-11.0-5.0
Vinyl acetate monomer000108-05-40.1-0.5
Butyl acetate000123-86-41.0-5.0
Calcium carbonate (Limestone)001317-65-3
Water007732-18-5
Titanium dioxide013463-67-7
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