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Product Information
Product Name: DAP Weldwood Cove Base Adhesive
Form: paste
Product Category: Home maintenance » cove base » Adhesive
Home maintenance » wood trim » Adhesive
Customer Service: 888-327-8477
Date Verified: 2011-03-01
Date Entered: 2011-03-04
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 breathe vapors. Use in well ventilated area. Provide fresh air such that chemical odors cannot be detected during use and while drying. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Do not sand, dry sweep, dry scrape, drill, saw, beadblast, mechanically chip, pulverize or otherwise machine existing resilient flooring, backing, lining felt, or asphaltic ***cut-back*** adhesives. These products may contain either asbestos fibers or crystalline silica. Avoid creating dust. Inhalation of such dust is a cancer and respiratory tract hazard. Wash thoroughly after handling.Keep containers tightly closed. Store containers away from excessive heat and freezing. Store away from caustics and oxidizers.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Hazards IdentificationEmergency Overview: A white to off-white paste product with a very slight ammonia odor. WARNING! May cause eye, skin, nose, throat and respiratory tract irritation. Harmful or fatal if swallowed. This product contains ethylene glycol.Routes of Exposure: Skin Contact, Skin Absorption, Inhalation.Eye Contact: May cause eye irritation.Skin Contact: May cause skin irritation.Inhalation: Vapors may be irritating to eyes, nose, throat, and lungs. Inhalation may cause irritation to the respiratory tract (nose, mouth, mucous membranes).Ingestion: Harmful or fatal if swallowed. If ingested, may cause vomiting, diarrhea, and depressed respiration. Ingestion may result in obstruction when material hardens. Aspiration of material into the lungs due to vomiting can cause chemical pneumonitis, which can be fatal. 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 Exposure: None known.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Prolonged or repeated contact with skin results in irritation and dermatitis. Prolonged, repeated, or high exposures may cause weakness and depression of the central nervous system.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.
Carcinogenicity: No information provided.
First Aid: Eye Contact: In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention immediately.Skin Contact: Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Wash off with soap and water. Remove and wash contaminated clothing. If skin irritation persists, call a physician.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: 2009-11-09
Handling/Disposal
Handling: KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN! Do not breathe vapors. Use in well ventilated area. Provide fresh air such that chemical odors cannot be detected during use and while drying. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Do not sand, dry sweep, dry scrape, drill, saw, beadblast, mechanically chip, pulverize or otherwise machine existing resilient flooring, backing, lining felt, or asphaltic ***cut-back*** adhesives. These products may contain either asbestos fibers or crystalline silica. Avoid creating dust. Inhalation of such dust is a cancer and respiratory tract hazard. Wash thoroughly after handling.Keep containers tightly closed. Store containers away from excessive heat and freezing. 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
Ethylene glycol000107-21-10.1-1
Calcium carbonate000471-34-130-60
Magnesium carbonate000546-93-03.0-7.0
Water007732-18-5
Stoddard solvent008052-41-30.1-1
Attapulgite012174-11-71.0-5.0
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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