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Product Information
Product Name: Dow Corning Aquarium Sealant
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » aquarium sealant » Adhesive
Home maintenance » aquarium » Sealant
Inside the Home » aquarium sealant » Adhesive
Customer Service: 800-248-2481
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Dow Corning Corporation
Address: South Saginaw Road
City: Midland
State: MI
Zip Code: 48686
Telephone Number: 989-496-4000
Fax Number: 989-496-4586
Toll Free Number: 800-248-2481
Date Info Verified: 2011-04-28
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: Warning! Irritates eyes. May irritate skin. Vapors may irritate eyes, nose and throat. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Do not handle contact lenses. Avoid breathing vapors. Provide adequate ventilation to avoid breathing vapors below discomfort level. In case of eye contact, flush eyes immediately with water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention. In case of skin contact, wipe off and wash with soap and water. Get medical attention if irritation occurs. If clothes become contaminated, wash before reuse. In case of inhalation discomfort, remove to fresh air. Product releases acetic acid during curing. Fully cured sealant, non-hazardous. Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Inhalation: Vapor overexposure may irritate eyes, nose and throat. Eye Contact: Direct contact irritates slightly to moderately with redness and swelling. Skin Contact: A single short exposure (less than 24 hours) may irritate. Repeated prolonged contact (24 to 48 hours) may irritate moderately. Ingestion: Small amounts transferred to the mouth by fingers during use, etc., should not injure. Swallowing large amounts may cause digestive discomfort.
Comments: No injury from dusts should occur during reasonable use. If use creates respirable particles some respiratory system injury may occur. The cured sealant is nonhazardous. This product, as with any chemical, may enhance allergic conditions in certain people. We do not know of any medical conditions that might be aggravated by exposure to this product.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Repeated prolonged contact (24 to 48 hours) may irritate skin moderately.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
The components in this mixture have not been determined to be carcinogenic by NTP, IARC and OSHA.
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: 1993-03-15
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Store below 90F/32C. Use reasonable care and caution. Product forms acetic acid (HOAC) when exposed to water or humid air. Provide ventilation during use to control HOAC exposure within 10 ppm (current TLV) or use respiratory protection.
Disposal: From MSDS
Dow Corning suggests that all local, state and federal regulations concerning health and pollution be reviewed to determine approved disposal procedures. Contact Dow Corning if there are any disposal questions.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Acetic acid000064-19-7
Methyltriacetoxysilane004253-34-32
Silica, amorphous (Diatomaceous silica)007631-86-98
Ethyltriacetoxysilane017689-77-92
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