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Product Information
Product Name: Polyseamseal Poly Flex Caulk-Old Product
Form: paste
Product Category: Home maintenance » multipurpose » Caulk
Customer Service: 800-624-7767
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: OSI Sealants, Inc
Div., Henkel
Address: One Henkel Way
City: Rocky Hill
State: CT
Zip Code: 6067
Fax Number: 440-250-7873
Toll Free Number: 800-624-7767
Date Info Verified: 2014-05-06
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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: Keep out of reach of children. Do not take internally. Keep from freezing.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Eyes--Exposure to liquid or vapors may cause severe eye irritation. Symptoms may include burning, tearing, redness, swelling, and eye damage. Skin--Exposure may cause mild skin irritation. Breathing--Excessive inhalation of vapors can cause nasal and respiratory irritation, central nervous system effects including dizziness, weakness, fatigue, nausea, headache and possible unconsciousness, and even death.Swallowing--Can cause gastrointestinal irritation nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Aspiration of material into the lungs can cause chemical pneumonitis which can be fatal. People with pre-existing skin disorders may be more susceptible to the effects of this product. People with pre-existing respiratory disorders such as asthma, may be aggravated by exposure to this material.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS Prolonged or repeated exposure may dry the skin. Symptoms may include redness, burning, drying and cracking, and skin burns. Ethylene Glycol--Overexposure to this material (or its components) has apparently been found to cause the following effects in laboratory animals: kidney damage. Overexposure to this material (or its components) has been suggested as a cause of the following effects in humans: liver abnormalities, kidney damage, central nervous system effects. Ethylene glycol has been shown to produce dose-related teratogenic effects in rats and mice when given by gavage or in drinking water at high concentrations. While there is no currently available information to suggest that ethylene glycol has caused birth defects in humans it is recommended that every effort should be made to prevent the ingestion of any ethylene glycol and to keep personnel exposure below the ACGIH TLV. Mineral Spirits--Overexposure to this material has been suggested as a cause of the central nervous system effects in humans.
Carcinogenicity: This product does not contain ingredients listed by IARC, NTP, or OSHA as carcinogens or potential carcinogens.
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: 1996-05-09
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Keep product containers cool, dry and away from sources of ignition. Keep from freezing. Use and store product with adequate ventilation. Keep product containers closed when not in use. Avoid inhalation of vapors. Provide sufficient ventilation.
Disposal: Dispose of in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations. Keep material out of sewers, streams, and other open bodies of water.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Ethylene glycol000107-21-11
Stoddard solvent008052-41-3<1
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