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Product Information
Product Name: Elmers Spray Adhesive
Form: aerosol
Product Category: Arts & Crafts » spray » Adhesive
Home Office » spray » Adhesive
Inside the Home » spray » Adhesive
Customer Service: 0
Date Entered: 2006-04-24
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Elmers Products, Inc.
Div. Berwind Corp.
Address: 1 Easton Oval
City: Columbus
State: OH
Zip Code: 43219
Telephone Number: 614-985-2600
Fax Number: 614-985-2605
Toll Free Number: 888-435-6377
Date Info Verified: 2013-05-11
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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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Emergency Overview
Appearance White to off white in color
Odor Mint when wet
DANGER! EXTREMELY FLAMMABLE May be harmful if inhaled. May cause irritation of nose, throat and lungs. Can cause central nervous system depression. Causes skin irritation. Causes eye irritation.

Potential Health Effects
INGESTION: Not expected to be harmful under normal conditions of use.
INHALATION: May be harmful if inhaled. Liquid or vapor may cause irritation of nose, throat and lungs. Can cause central nervous system depression.
SKIN: Causes irritation.
EYES: Causes irritation.
Acetone 67-64-1: Can cause central nervous system depression. Signs and symptoms may include headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, unconsciousness and even asphyxiation.
Propane 74-98-6: This material is a simple asphyxiant. Signs and symptoms of
overexposure include cyanosis, respiratory distress, headache, dizziness, drowsiness, unconsciousness and asphyxiation. Can cause central nervous system depression.
2-Methylpentane 107-83-5: Can cause central nervous system depression. Signs and symptoms may include headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting and drowsiness.
Pentane 109-66-0: Can cause central nervous system depression. Signs and symptoms may include headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, unconsciousness and even asphyxiation.
Dimethyl Ether 115-10-6: Can cause central nervous system depression. Signs and symptoms may include headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, unconsciousness and even asphyxiation.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS

Acetone 67-64-1: Ingestion may cause liver damage. Ingestion may cause kidney damage. -- See Footnote C.

Footnote C: As of the date of issuance of this document, this material has not been listed by NTP, classified by IARC nor regulated by OSHA as a carcinogen.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
As of the date of issuance of this document, this material has not been listed by NTP, classified by IARC nor regulated by OSHA as a carcinogen.
First Aid: From MSDS
INGESTION: If accidentally swallowed, dilute by drinking large quantities of water. Immediately contact poison control center or hospital emergency room for any other additional treatment directions.
INHALATION: If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration, preferably mouth-to-mouth. Call a physician.
SKIN: Flush with plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing. Call a physician if irritation persists.
EYES: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Eyelids should be held apart during irrigation to insure water contact with entire surface of eyes and lids. Call a physician.
Health Rating: 2*
Flammability Rating: 4
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: 2004-09-25
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practices. These practices include avoiding unnecessary exposure and removal of the material from eyes, skin and clothing. Wash thoroughly after handling. Always use appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
INHALATION: USE WITH ADEQUATE VENTILATION. To avoid breathing vapors or spray mist, open windows and doors or use other means, such as an exhaust fan to ensure fresh air entry during application and drying. If you experience eye watering, headache or dizziness, increase fresh air, wear respiratory protection (NIOSH/MSHA TC23C or equivalent), or leave the area.
SKIN: Avoid contact with skin and clothing.
EYES: Avoid contact with eyes.

Store in a cool, well-ventilated area. Store in cool, dry area away from sun, heat, oxidizing materials and alkaline materials. Keep containers tightly closed. Do not store at temperatures above 50 C. Keep away from heat, sparks, flame and other ignition sources.
Disposal: From MSDS
Dispose of according to local, state/provincial, and federal requirements.
Empty container: May contain explosive vapors. DO NOT cut, puncture or weld on or nearby. Incineration will cause container to burst violently.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Acetone000067-64-110.0-30.0
Propane000074-98-610.0-30.0
Isobutane000075-28-510.0-30.0
2-Methylpentane000107-83-530-50
Pentane000109-66-01.0-5.0
Dimethyl ether000115-10-65.0-10.0
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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