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Product Name: Oatey Pipe Joint Compound with Teflon-Old Product
Form: paste
Product Category: Home maintenance » joint compound » Pipe
Home maintenance » joint compound » Plumbing
Customer Service: 800-321-9532
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Oatey
Hercules Chemical Company
Address: 4700 West 160th Street
City: Cleveland
State: OH
Zip Code: 44135
Telephone Number: 216-267-7100
Fax Number: 216-267-6538
Toll Free Number: 800-321-9532
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-14
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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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Warnings: KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Obtain copy of Material Safety Data Sheet from distributor. Bar Code: 0-38753-31230-9
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Inhalation: May irritate mucous membranes and nasal passages. Overexposure may cause vomiting, diarrhea, and drunk-like symptoms such as dizziness, blurred vision, loss of balance, slurred speech, narcosis, loss of consciousness, coma and death. The inhalation of Teflon vapors, fumes or dust may lead to temporary flu-like symptoms. However, the release of Teflon in this product is unlikely except when heating. Eye Contact: Contact may cause irritation, redness, tearing and burning sensation. Skin Contact: Contact may cause irritation and possibly dermatitis. Butyl cellosolve can be absorbed through the skin. Ingestion: May cause same symptoms listed underInhalation. Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Target organs are eye, skin, liver, kidney, and central nervous system.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Ingestion may lead to kidney, liver damage or death. Product is a known hazard under the following categories: skin hazard, eye hazard, toxic agent, kidney toxin, nervous system toxin, liver toxin, and irritant.
Carcinogenicity: The ingredients in this product are not identified as carcinogens by NTP, IARC and OSHA.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 3
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: 1993-07-06
Handling: Store away from heat; keep container closed after reuse. Keep out of reach of children and pets.
Disposal: Dispose of in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)009002-84-067-70
Non-hazardous ingredient(s)999999-57-5
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