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Product Information
Product Name: National Gypsum Retarder-01/26/2004
Form: powder
Product Category: Home maintenance » drywall-wallboard » Joint Compound
Home maintenance » retarder » Drywall-Wallboard
Customer Service: 0
Date Entered: 2005-01-14
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: National Gypsum Company
Address: 2001 Rexford Road
City: Charlotte
State: NC
Zip Code: 28211
Telephone Number: 704-365-7300
Fax Number: 800-392-6421
Toll Free Number: 800-628-4662
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-14
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, (M)SDS, prepared by the manufacturer. The National Library of Medicine does not test products nor does it evaluate information from the product label or the (M)SDS. (What is an (M)SDS?)
Health Effects
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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Continued and prolonged exposure to airborne dust concentrations in excess of the PEL/TLV may result in cough, dyspnea, wheezing, and impaired pulmonary function.
Continued and prolonged contact may cause transient irritation to the skin.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Quartz (crystalline silica) - The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classifies crystalline silica inhaled in the form of quartz or cristobalite from occupational sources as carcinogenic to humans, Group 1. The National Toxicolog
First Aid: From MSDS
First Aid Procedures:
Health Rating: 1
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: 2004-01-26
Handling: From MSDS It is recommended that a NIOSH approved respirator, for toxic dusts, be worn whenever working with this product results in airborne dust exposure exceeding the prescribed limits.Keep dry to preserve usefulness.
Disposal: From MSDS Dispose of in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Calcium hydroxide001305-62-0
Calcium carbonate (Limestone)001317-65-3
Calcium sulfate dihydrate010101-41-4
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