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Product Information
Product Name: Kingfisher Deevar Wall Panels
Form: solid
Product Category: Home maintenance » repair » Drywall-Wallboard
Customer Service: 800-874-4968
Date Entered: 2012-06-21
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Kingfisher Yellow Corp.
Address: P.O. Box 1616
City: Riverside
State: ND
Zip Code: 58078
Date Info Verified: 2009-03-06
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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Dust can be corrosive to eyes, skin, and respiratory tract. Contact can cause severe chemical burns. Avoid breathing dust. Dust can contain silica. Prolonged and repeated breathing of silica dust can cause lung damage and/or cancer. Wear eye, skin and respiratory protection as necessary per working conditions. If eye contact occurs flush immediately with water for 30 minutes. Do not ingest. If ingested, call physician. If cutting board with a power tool, use a wet or vacuum saw to reduce the amount of dust generated. Panels are heavy and can fall over, causing serious injury or death. Avoid creating a tripping hazard and do not exceed floor limit loads. Dust can contain silica. Prolonged and repeated breathing of silica dust can cause lung damage and/or cancer. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

Acute Health Effects:
From MSDS:
Hazard Identification
Emergency Overview
This product is not expected to produce any unusual hazards during normal use. Exposure to high dust levels may irritate the skin, eyes, nose, throat, or upper respiratory tract. This product does not present an inhalation, ingestion, or contact health hazard unless subjected to operations such as sawing, sanding or machining which result in the generation of airborne particulate. This product contains quartz (crystalline silica) as a naturally occurring contaminant.
Potential Health Effects
Primary Routes of Entry: Inhalation, eyes and skin contact.
Inhalation: Exposure to dust generated during the handling or use of the product may cause temporary irritation to eyes, skin, nose, throat, and upper respiratory tract. Persons subjected to large amounts of this dust will be forced to leave area because of nuisance conditions such as coughing, sneezing and nasal irritation. Labored breathing may occur after excessive inhalation. If respiratory symptoms persist, consult physician.
Eye contact: Dust can cause temporary mechanical irritation of eyes. If burning, redness, itching, pain or other symptoms persist or develop, consult physician.
Skin: None known.
Ingestion: None known.
Medical conditions that may be aggravated: Pre-existing upper respiratory and lung diseases such as, but not limited to, bronchitis, emphysema and asthma. Pre-existing skin diseases such as, but not limited to, rashes and dermatitis.

Chronic Health Effects:
From MSDS:
Inhalation: The concentration of respirable crystalline silica measured in bulk samples of Kingfisher Deevar was less than 0.1 Wt.%. Industrial hygiene testing, following the NIOSH Method 7500, did not detect respirable crystalline silica in dust created during the cutting of Kingfisher Deevar wallboard panels by both the recommended score and snap technique and with the use of a power saw in a 10ft by 10ft room.
Panels do not release respirable dust in their installed state and therefore do not present any known health hazards when installed and properly maintained. Exposures to respirable crystalline silica are not expected during the normal use of this product; however, actual levels must be determined by workplace hygiene testing. Prolonged and repeated exposure to airborne free respirable crystalline silica can result in lung disease (i.e., silicosis) and/or lung cancer. The development of silicosis may increase the risks of additional health effects. The risk of developing silicosis is dependent upon the exposure intensity and duration.
Eye contact: None known.
Skin contact: None known.
Ingestion: None known.

IARC - International Agency for Research on Cancer: 1- Carcinogenic to humans
NTP National Toxicology Program (Health and Human Services Dept., Public Health Service, NIH/NIEHS): 1- Known to be carcinogen

First Aid:
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. Leave the area of exposure and remain away until coughing and other symptoms subside. Other measures are usually not necessary, however if conditions warrant, contact physician.
Eye contact: In case of contact, do not rub or scratch your eyes. To prevent mechanical irritation, flush thoroughly with water for 15 minutes. If irritation persists, consult physician.
Skin contact: Wash with mild soap and water. If irritation persists, consult physician.
Ingestion: This product is not intended to be ingested or eaten. If gastric disturbance occurs, call physician.
Notes to Physician: Treatment should be directed at the control of symptoms and the clinical condition.

MSDS Date: 2012-06-21
Handling: Avoid dust contact with eyes and skin. Wear the appropriate eye and skin protection against dust. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid breathing dust.
Store in a cool, dry, ventilated area away from sources of heat, moisture and incompatibilities. Protect product from physical damage. Protect from weather and prevent exposure to sustained moisture.


Dispose of material in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations. Never discharge directly into sewers or surface waters. Consult with environmental regulatory agencies for guidance on acceptable disposal practices.

Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Cellulose, microcrystalline009004-34-6<10.0
Calcium sulfate dihydrate010101-41-4>85.0
Ethylene/Vinyl acetate co-polymer024937-78-8<2.0
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