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Product Name: Oatey Regular ABS Black Lo VOC Cement-Old Product
Form: paste
Product Category: Home maintenance » pipe cement » Adhesive
Home maintenance » pipe cement » Plumbing
Customer Service: 800-321-9532
Date Entered: 2001-05-30
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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: Do not use near flame source. To avoid over exposure, ensure ventilation by opening doors and windows. If adequate ventilation cannot be provided, wear a NIOSH approved respirator for organic solvents. In inhaled and headaches, dizziness or intoxication are experienced, get first aid and seek medical attention, if ill feeling persists. Wash thoroughly after use and before eating. If swallowed, DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING, call a physician or poison control center immediately. In case of eye and skin contact, immediately flush with water for 15 minutes and seek medical attention, if irritation persists. For more information, obtain a copy of the Material Safety Data Sheet from distribution. Long-term, repeated over exposure to solvents may cause damage to brain and nervous system, reproductive and respiratory system, mucous membranes, liver and kidneys. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:EFFECTS OF EXPOSUREENTRY ROUTE: INHALE - YES; INGEST - YES; SKIN - YES; EYE - YES INHALATION: May cause irritation of mucous membranes, nose & throat, headache, dizziness, nausea, numbness of the extremities and narcosis in high concentrations. Has caused CNS depression & liver damage in animals, & high concentrations have caused retardation of fetal development in rats. TARGET ORGANS: Eye, Skin, Lung, Central Nervous System SKIN: Chronic contact may lead to irritation & dermatitis. Chronic exposure to vapors of high concentration may cause dermatitis. May possibly be absorbed through the skin. EYE: Vapors or direct contact may cause irritation.INGESTION: May be aspirated into the lungs or cause systemic effects described under inhalation.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:SKIN: Chronic contact may lead to irritation & dermatitis. Chronic exposure to vapors of high concentration may cause dermatitis. May possibly be absorbed through the skin.
Carcinogenicity: The ingredients in this product are not identified as carcinogens by NTP, IARC and OSHA.
First Aid: SKIN: If irritation arises, wash thoroughly with soap and water. Seek medical attention if irritation persists. EYES: If fumes cause irritation, move to fresh air and irrigate eyes with water for 15 minutes. If irritation persists, seek medical attention. INHALATION: Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Keep victim quiet and warm. Call a poison control center or physician immediately. INGESTION: Drink water and call a poison control center or physician immediately. Avoid alcoholic beverages. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 3
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: 2000-02-29
Handling: Keep away from heat, sparks and flames; store in cool, dry place. Containers, even empties will retain residue and vapors.
Disposal: Dispose of according to local, state, and Federal regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Black colorant000000-27-4<3
Methyl ethyl ketone000078-93-360-75
Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) copolymer009003-56-925-40
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