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Product Information
Product Name: DAP Alex Plus Acrylic Latex Caulk Plus Silicone, All Colors
Form: paste
Product Category: Home maintenance » acrylic latex, silicone » Caulk
Home maintenance » multipurpose » Caulk
Customer Service: 888-327-8477
Date Verified: 2011-03-01
Date Entered: 2011-03-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
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?) (Complete MSDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings: KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN! DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY. Do not breathe vapors. Use only with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after handling. Avoid breathing vapor and contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Open all windows and doors or use other means to ensure cross-ventilation and fresh air entry during application and drying. Odor is not an adequate warning for hazardous conditions.Close container after each use. Store containers away from excessive heat and freezing. Do not store at temperatures above 120 degrees F. Store away from caustics and oxidizers.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Hazards IdentificationEmergency Overview: A colored paste product. WARNING! Harmful if swallowed or absorbed through the skin. May cause eye, skin, nose, throat and respiratory tract irritation. This product contains ethylene glycol.Primary Routes Of Entry: Skin Contact, Inhalation, Eye ContactEye Contact: May cause eye irritation.Skin Contact: Harmful if absorbed through the skin. May cause sensitization by skin contact. May cause skin irritation and/or dermatitis.Inhalation: Harmful if inhaled. May cause irritation of respiratory tract. Prolonged, repeated, or high exposures may cause weakness and depression of the central nervous system. Inhalation of vapors may cause irritation of the nose, throat, lungs and respiratory tract.Ingestion: Harmful if swallowed.Medical Conditions which May be Aggravated by Exposure: None known.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Prolonged and repeated skin contact may cause irritation and possibly dermatitis. Repeated or prolonged exposure may cause respiratory system damage. Overexposure may cause kidney, cardiovascular, skin and liver damage.
Carcinogenicity: Formaldehyde vapor is a known animal carcinogen according to OSHA and NTP and is considered possibly carcinogenic to humans by inhalation. The International Agency for Research on Cancer considers formaldehyde to be a human carcinogen.Ethylene Glycol may cause kidney and liver damage upon prolonged and repeated overexposures. Studies have shown that repeated inhalation of ethylene glycol has produced adverse cardiovascular changes in laboratory animals. Ethylene glycol has been shown to cause birth defects in laboratory animals.
First Aid: Eye Contact: In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with large quantities of water for at least 15 minutes until irritation subsides. Get medical attention immediately.Skin Contact: Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical aid if symptoms persist. Remove and wash contaminated clothing. Inhalation: If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, leave the area to obtain fresh air. If continued breathing difficulty is experienced, get medical attention immediately.Ingestion: If swallowed, DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. Get medical attention immediately.
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 Verified Date: 2011-03-01
MSDS Date: 2005-04-21
Handling/Disposal
Handling: KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN! DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY. Do not breathe vapors. Use only with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after handling. Avoid breathing vapor and contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Open all windows and doors or use other means to ensure cross-ventilation and fresh air entry during application and drying. Odor is not an adequate warning for hazardous conditions.Close container after each use. Store containers away from excessive heat and freezing. Do not store at temperatures above 120 degrees F. Store away from caustics and oxidizers.
Disposal: Dispose of material in accordance with all federal, state and local regulations. 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
Trade secret or proprietary formula000000-02-11.0-5.0
Formaldehyde000050-00-0<0.02
Acetaldehyde000075-07-0<0.002
Acrylamide000079-06-1<0.0001
Acrylonitrile000107-13-1<0.003
Ethylene glycol000107-21-10.1-1
Ethyl acrylate000140-88-5<0.009
Calcium carbonate (Limestone)001317-65-340-70
Carbon black001333-86-40-1.5
Ammonia007664-41-7<0.010
Titanium dioxide013463-67-70.1-1
Quartz014808-60-70.1-1
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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