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Product Information
Product Name: Devcon High Strength 5 Minute Epoxy Gel
Form: gel
Product Category: Home maintenance » adhesive » Concrete
Customer Service: 800-327-6880
Date Entered: 2012-04-21
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: ITW Consumer - Devcon/Versachem
Address: 2107 West Blue Heron Boulevard
City: Riviera Beach
State: FL
Zip Code: 33404
Telephone Number: 561-845-2425
Fax Number: 561-845-2504
Toll Free Number: 800-327-2839
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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Warnings:
DANGER!. Corrosive. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful if inhaled. Causes eye and skin burns.

Acute Health Effects:
Hazards Identification
From MSDS:
Emergency Overview
DANGER!. Corrosive. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful if inhaled. Causes eye and skin burns.
Potential health effects
Primary Routes of Exposure: Eye and skin contact, ingestion, inhalation
Symptoms of acute overexposure
Skin contact: Corrosive. Severe irritation or burns, necrosis, blistering and permanent injury.
Eye contact: May cause severe eye irritation. Corneal injury may result.
Inhalation: If the hardener is poorly ventilated, strongly heated or atomized, the vapor or mist can cause severe irritation of the respiratory tract, damage contacted tissue and produce scarring. Coughing and chest pain may result, nausea and vomiting in severe cases. Overexposure to fumes or vapors may cause delayed lung injury and chemical pneumonia.
Ingestion: Causes severe damage to mucous membranes if swallowed. May cause intestinal pain/discomfort, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. May cause burns of the mouth, throat and stomach. Aspiration can be a hazard if this material is swallowed.
Medical Conditions Recognized as Being Aggravated by Exposure: Preexisting eye, skin and respiratory disorders may be aggravated by overexposure to this product.


Chronic Health Effects:
From MSDS:
Prolonged or repeated skin contact may cause sensitization, with itching, swelling or rashes on later exposure. Repeated or prolonged exposure may cause adverse eye effects (conjunctivitis, corneal damage), or skin effects (rash, irritation, corrosion). Overexposure may cause delayed lung injury and chemical pneumonia.

Carcinogenicity:
No data available.

First Aid:
Eye Contact: Flush eyes with clean water for at least 20 minutes while gently holding eyelids open, lifting upper and lower lids.
Skin Contact: Immediately remove contaminated clothing and excess contaminant. Flush with water for at least 15 minutes. Wash thoroughly with soap and water. Consult a physician if irritation develops.
Inhalation: If inhaled, remove from area to fresh air. Get medical attention if respiratory irritation develops or if breathing becomes difficult
Ingestion: If swallowed, give at least 3-4 glasses of water, but do not induce vomiting. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious or convulsing person. Get medical attention


Health Rating: 3*
Flammability Rating: 1
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 Date: 2008-08-13
Handling/Disposal
Handling:
Avoid breathing vapors or mists. Avoid contact with the skin and the eyes. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after using and particularly before eating, drinking, smoking, applying cosmetics or using toilet facilities. Launder contaminated clothing and protective gear before reuse. Discard contaminated leather articles. Handle mixed resin and hardener in accordance with the potential hazard of the curing agent used. Provide appropriate ventilation/respiratory protection against decomposition products during welding/flame cutting operations and to protect against dust during sanding/grinding of cured product. DO NOT mix with sodium nitrite or other nitrosating agents as cancer-causing nitrosamines could be formed.
Store in a cool, dry area. Store away from heat. Do not store in reactive metal containers. Keep away from acids and oxidizers.
Disposal:
Disposal should be made in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.

Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Trade secret or proprietary formula000000-02-1(hardener)
Polyamide resin000000-47-6>80 (hardener)
Bis(2-(dimethylamino)ethyl) ether003033-62-3>3 (hardener)
Bisphenol A, epichlorohydrin polymer (epoxy)025068-38-6>90 (resin)
Dimethyl siloxane, reaction product with silica067762-90-7<10 (resin)
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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