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Product Information
Product Name: Tile Guard One Step Grout Sealer
Form: aerosol
Product Category: Home maintenance » grout » Sealant
Home maintenance » sealer » Grout
Inside the Home » sealer » Grout
Customer Service: 800-445-0619
Date Verified: 2009-12-28
Date Entered: 2009-12-28
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Homax, Inc.
Address: 200 Westerly Road
City: Bellingham
State: WA
Zip Code: 98226
Telephone Number: 360-733-9029
Fax Number: 360-647-1071
Toll Free Number: 800-321-6330
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?) (Complete MSDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings: KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. DANGER. Contains: Hydrocarbon solvent, Propane, Isobutane, Butyl acetate, and sealant polymer. Use only with adequate ventilation. Prevent build-up of vapors by opening all windows and doors to achieve cross-ventilation. Overexposure may cause lung damage. Do not breathe vapor or spray mist. Use only as directed and only in areas adequately ventilated to prevent vapor buildup. Do not use in enclosed or confined spaces. Where adequate ventilation can not be guaranteed, an appropriate and properly fitted NIOSH approved respirator should be used, and should only be done in accordance with manufacturer
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Hazards IdenrificationPotential Health EffectsThis product is a clear liquid with a floral scent in an aerosol can.This product can cause irritation to the eyes or skin. This product is harmful if swallowed or inhaled. If vapors, mists or particulates of this product are inhaled, irritation of the nose or throat could occur. Overexposure of vapors or spray mist can be harmful to lungs.This product is stable under ordinary conditions of use and storage.Depending on the duration of contact, overexposures can irritate the eyes, skin, mucous membranes, and other exposed tissue. Inhalation exposure can result in lung damage, central nervous system depression, dizziness, fatigue, vomiting, and headaches.TARGET ORGANS: Acute: Eyes, skin, lungs, central nervous system and gastrointestinal tract. Chronic: Kidneys and liver. Victims of chemical exposure must be taken for medical attention if any adverse effects occur. Take a copy of label and MSDS to physician or health professional with victim.SYMPTOMS OF OVEREXPOSURE BY ROUTE OF EXPOSURE: The most significant route of occupational overexposure is inhalation of vapors or spray mist. The symptoms of overexposure to this product are as follows:INHALATION: Vapors, mists, sprays, or dusts of this product can cause irritation to the respiratory tract. High concentrations of Hydrocarbon solvent and liquid components of this product can cause central nervous system depression, headache, nausea, dizziness, confusion, unconsciousness, lung damage, coma, and death.CONTACT WITH SKIN or EYES: Contact can cause eye or skin irritation. Prolonged skin contact can result in dermatitis. Prolonged eye exposure may include redness, pain, and tearing.SKIN ABSORPTION: No component of this product is reported to be absorbed through intact skin.SKIN EXPOSURE: If this product contaminates the skin, immediately begin decontamination with running water. Remove exposed or contaminated clothing, taking care not to contaminate eyes. Victim must seek immediate medical attention if any adverse exposure symptoms develop.INGESTION: If the product is swallowed, irritation of the mouth, throat, and other tissues of the gastro-intestinal system can occur. Ingestion of large amounts can cause irritation, pain, vomiting, and diarrhea.INJECTION: Accidental injection of this product can cause burning, reddening, and swelling in addition to the wound. Symptoms of such exposure can include those described under Inhalation , Contact with Skin or Eyes, and Ingestion.MEDICAL CONDITIONS AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE: Persons with pre-existing skin disorders, eye problems, impaired liver, kidney, respiratory or lymphoid system function can be more susceptible to health effects associated with overexposures to this product.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Long-term skin or eye contact can result in dermatitis or eye irritation. Over exposure could cause adverse effects toliver and kidney.
Carcinogenicity: NTP: NoIARC: NoOSHA: No
First Aid: SKIN EXPOSURE: If this product contaminates the skin, immediately begin decontamination with running water. Remove exposed or contaminated clothing, taking care not to contaminate eyes. Victim must seek immediate medical attention if any adverse exposure symptoms develop.EYE EXPOSURE: If this product enters the eyes, open victim' s eyes while under gently running water. Use sufficient force to open eyelids. Have victim ***roll*** eyes. Minimum flushing is for 15 minutes. Victim must seek medical attention.INHALATION: If vapors, mists, or sprays of this product are inhaled, remove victim to fresh air. Victim must seek immediate medical attention if any adverse exposure symptoms develop. If necessary, use artificial respiration to support vital functions.INGESTION: If this product is swallowed, CALL PHYSICIAN OR POISON CONTROL CENTER FOR MOST CURRENT INFORMATION. DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING, unless directed by medical personnel. Have victim rinse mouth with water, if conscious. Never induce vomiting or give a diluent (e.g., water) to someone who is unconscious, having convulsions, or unable to swallow. If contaminated individual is convulsing, maintain an open airway and obtain immediate medical attention.RECOMMENDATIONS TO PHYSICIANS: Treat symptoms and eliminate overexposure.
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 4
Reactivity Rating: 1
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Verified Date: 2009-12-28
MSDS Date: 2007-04-01
Handling/Disposal
Handling: As with all chemicals, avoid getting this product ON YOU or IN YOU. Wash thoroughly after using this product. Do not eat or drink while using this material. Avoid generating dusts, mists or sprays of this product. Remove contaminated clothing immediately.All employees who handle this material should be trained to use it safely. Open containers carefully on a stable surface. Empty containers can contain residual material; therefore, empty containers should be handled with care. Store containers in a cool, dry location, away from direct sunlight, sources of intense heat, or where freezing is possible. Store away from incompatible materials  Keep container tightly closed when not in use. Inspect all incoming containers before storage, to ensure containers are properly labeled and not damaged. Control possible sources of ignition.
Disposal: Dispose of according to pertinent state and local household waste and requirements.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Trade secret or proprietary formula000000-02-1<1
Propane000074-98-65.0-15.0
Butyl acetate000123-86-41.0-5.0
Hydrocarbon solvent (unspecified)999999-90-675-85
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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