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Product Information
Product Name: Devcon Plastic Surgery Super Glue
Form: liquid
Product Category: Arts & Crafts » super glue » Adhesive
Home maintenance » super glue » Adhesive
Home Office » super glue » Adhesive
Inside the Home » super glue » Adhesive
Customer Service: 800-327-6880
Date Entered: 2012-04-21
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: ITW Consumer - Devcon/Versachem
Address: 10 Columbus Boulevard
City: Hartford
State: CT
Zip Code: 6106
Telephone Number: 877-376-2839
Toll Free Number: 877-376-2839
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:
WARNING!. Cyanoacrylate Esters. Can cause severe eye injury. Bonds body tissue in seconds.

Acute Health Effects:
Hazards Identification
From MSDS:
Emergency Overview
WARNING!. Cyanoacrylate Esters. Can cause severe eye injury. Bonds body tissue in seconds.
Potential health effects
Primary Routes of Exposure: Eye. Skin. Inhalation (breathing)
Symptoms of acute overexposure
Skin contact: Bonds skin rapidly and strongly. Large quantities may cause burns.
Eye contact: May bond eyelids. A large drop may cause a burn upon solidification Lachrymator, double vision
Inhalation: Irritation or burns of nose, throat and bronchia (cough, chest pain, difficulty breathing).
Ingestion: The adhesive solidifies and adheres in the mouth, almost impossible to swallow. Lips may bond together.
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:
Possible respiratory sensitization, asthmatic effects.

Carcinogenicity:
No data available.

First Aid:
Eye Contact: In the event that eyelids are stuck together or bonded to the eyeball, wash thoroughly with warm water and apply a gauze patch. The eye will open without further action, typically in 1-4 days. There will be no residual damage. Do not try to open the eyes by manipulation. If cyanoacrylate is introduced into the eyes, it will attach to the eye protein and will disassociate from it over intermittent periods, generally several hours. This will cause periods of weeping until clearance is achieved. During this period, double vision may be experienced together with a lachrymatory effect, and it is important to understand the cause and realize that disassociation will normally occur within a matter of hours, even with gross contamination.
Skin Contact: Remove excess adhesive. Soak in warm, soapy water. The adhesive will come loose from the skin in several hours. Cured adhesive does not present a health hazard even when bonded to the skin. For skin adhesion, first immerse the bonded surfaces in warm, soapy water. Peel or roll the surfaces apart with the aid of a blunt edge, e.g., spatula or teaspoon handle; then remove adhesive from the skin with soap and water. Do not try to pull surfaces apart with a direct opposing action. Cyanoacrylates give off heat on solidification. In rare cases, a large drop will increase in temperature enough to cause a burn. Burns should be treated normally after the lump of cyanoacrylate is released from the tissue as described above.
Inhalation: Move to fresh air; get medical attention if symptoms persist
Ingestion: Ingestion is not likely. The adhesive solidifies and adheres in the mouth. If lips are accidentally stuck together, apply lots of warm water to the lips and encourage maximum wetting and pressure from saliva inside the mouth. Peel or roll lips apart. Do not try to pull the lips with direct opposing action. Saliva will lift the adhesive in one half to two days.

Health Rating: 2*
Flammability Rating: 2
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: 2008-10-17
Handling/Disposal
Handling:
Cyanoacrylates bond skin rapidly and strongly. May also bond eyelids and/or skin. Wear appropriate ventilation/respiratory protection against decomposition products.
Keep in cool and dark place. Avoid direct sunlight.

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
Hydroquinone000123-31-90.1-1
Ethyl 2-cyanoacrylate007085-85-0>80
Polymethyl methacrylate009011-14-7<10
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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