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Product Information
Product Name: Gardner Wet R Dry Surface Roof Cement
Form: paste
Product Category: Home maintenance » roof » Sealant
Home maintenance » sealant » Roof
Customer Service: 800-237-1155
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Gardner-Gibson
Address: 4161 East 7th. Avenue
City: Tampa
State: FL
Zip Code: 33605
Telephone Number: 813-248-2101
Fax Number: 813-248-6768
Toll Free Number: 800-237-1155
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?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: CAUTION - COMBUSTIBLE MIXTURE NYFDC OF A#4792. DANGER! HARMFUL OR FATAL IF SWALLOWED Contains Petroleum Distillate. Keep away from heat, sparks and open flame. If swallowed, DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. Call physician. In case of Eye contact - flush with plenty of warm water. Skin contact- wash thoroughly with soap and water. Irregular or stopped breathing - administer oxygen, give artificial respiration. Get medical attention immediately. Avoid prolonged breathing of vapor or spray mist. (NIOSH/MSHA TC 23C or equivalent). Use with adequate Ventilation. Keep out of Reach of Children. California Proposition 65 - CHEMICAL WARNING: Detectable amounts of some chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer, birth defects and other reproductive harm may be found in various Gardner Asphalt Corporation (Gardner) petroleum based products and their vapors. Read and follow label directions and information given on Material Safety Data Sheet and use care when handling or using all petroleum products. California Health and Safety Code 25249.5 ET SEQ. Bar Code: 0-25056-03710-7
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Inhalation: Excessive inhalation to vapor solvent vapors can cause irritation of nose or throat, dizziness, weakness, fatigue, nausea, headache, possible unconsciousness and even asphyxiation. Eye Contact: Petroleum solvents and asphalt components- can cause severe irritation, redness, tearing and blurred vision. Skin Contact: Petroleum solvents and asphalt components - prolonged or repeated contact can cause moderate irritation, defatting and dermatitis. Ingestion: Aspiration hazard. Do not induce vomiting. Product has a low order of acute oral and dermal toxicity, but minute amounts aspirated into the lungs during ingestion may cause mild to severe pulmonary injury and possibly death. Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Persons with pre existing central nervous system disease, skin disorders, or chronic respiratory disease should avoid exposure to this product.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Prolonged or repeated skin contact with this product tends to remove skin oils possibly leading to irritation and dermatitis, however, based on human experience and available toxicological data, this product is judged to be neither a ***corrosive*** nor an ***irritant*** by OSHA criteria.

Reports have associated repeated and prolonged occupational overexposure to solvents with permanent brain and nervous system damage. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling this product may b
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Repeated skin contact has been shown to produce skin tumors on laboratory animals.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 2
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: 1993-10-05
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Keep all containers tightly closed when not in use. Keep containers cool, dry and away from sources of ignition. Use this product with adequate ventilation. Material is combustible! Material requires electrical grounding during material transfer process. All electrical equipment in storage or handling areas should be installed per NFPA requirements.

"Empty" containers retain residue (liquid and/or vapor) and can be dangerous. Do not pressurize cut, weld, braze, solder, drill, grind or expose such containers to heat, flame, sparks, or other sources of ignition. Do not attempt to clean since residue is difficult to remove. For work on tanks, refer to OSHA regulation ANSI Z49.1 and other governmental and industrial references pertaining to cleaning, repairing, welding or other contemplated operations.
Disposal: From MSDS
Dispose of in an environmentally safe manner and in accordance with governmental regulation. "Empty" containers retain residue (liquid and/or vapor) and can be dangerous. Dispose of accordingly.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Calcium carbonate (Limestone)001317-65-3<45
Asphalt008052-42-4<40
Cellulose, microcrystalline009004-34-6<5
Naphtha, petroleum, hydrotreated heavy064742-48-9<20
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