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Product Information
Product Name: GE Silicone Rubber Household Sealant-discontinued
Form: paste
Product Category: Home maintenance » multipurpose » Sealant
Home maintenance » silicone » Sealant
Customer Service: 800-626-2004
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: GE Silicones
Acquired by Momentive. See products by manufacturer: Momentive
Address: 9930 Kincey Avenue
City: Huntersville
State: NC
Zip Code: 28078
Fax Number: 304-746-1654
Toll Free Number: 877-943-7325
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?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Uncured product causes irritation to eyes. Eye protection recommended. In case of contact with eyes, immediately flush with water for 15 minutes. If irritation persists, get medical attention. Remove contact lenses before using sealant. Do not handle lenses until all sealant has been cleaned from the fingertips, nails and cuticles. Residual sealant may remain on fingers for several days and transform to lenses and cause severe eye irritation. Product releases acetic acid during application and curing. Use only in well ventilated area. Uncured product contact will irritate lips, gums and tongue, may irritate skin. For cleaning see directions above. Keep out of reach of children. For more information call GE Answer Center service 800-626-2000.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Inhalation: Causes mild respiratory irritation. Eye Contact: Uncured product contact irritates eyes. Skin Contact: Uncured product contact will irritate lips, gums and tongue. Uncured product contact may irritate the skin. Ingestion: May be harmful if swallowed. Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: None known. Acetic acid released during curing. This product contains Methylpolysiloxanes which can generate formaldehyde at approximately 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) and above, in atmospheres which contain oxygen. Formaldehyde is a skin and respiratory sensitizer, eye and throat irritant, acute toxicant, and potential cancer hazard. An MSDS for formaldehyde is available from GE silicones.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:This product or one of its ingredients present 0.1% or more is not listed as a carcinogen or suspected carcinogen by NTP, IARC, or OSHA.
Carcinogenicity: This product or one of its ingredients present 0.1% or more is not listed as a carcinogen or suspected carcinogen by NTP, IARC, or OSHA.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 0
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: 1996-07-22
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Caution! Remove contact lenses before using sealant. Do not handle lenses until all sealant has been cleaned from the fingertips, nails and cuticles. Residual sealant may remain on fingers for several days and transfer to lenses and cause severe eye irritation. Product releases acetic acid during application and curing. Use mechanical ventilation to stay below TLV of 10 ppm acetic acid. Product releases ammonia during application and curing. Uncured product contact may irritate eyes and skin. Use in a well ventilated area to prevent irritation by vapors.
Disposal: Dispose of in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
MSDS: Proprietary or trade secret ingredient(s)000000-00-810.0-20.0
Methyltriacetoxysilane004253-34-31.0-5.0
Polydimethylsiloxanes (Silicon oil)063148-62-91.0-5.0
Siloxanes and Silicones, di-Me, hydroxy-terminated070131-67-860-80
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