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Product Name: Oatey Heavy Duty Clear Solvent Cement-02/29/2000-Old Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » joint compound » Plumbing
Home maintenance » conduit joint cement » Electrical
Home maintenance » construction » Adhesive
Landscape/Yard » pipe cement » Sprinkler
Customer Service: 800-321-9532
Date Entered: 2003-01-01
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
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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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. If inhaled and headaches, dizziness or intoxication are experienced, get first aid and seek medical attention if ill feelings persist. Wash thoroughly after each 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 copy of MSDS from distributor. Long-term, repeated or over exposure to solvents may cause damage to the brain and nervous system, reproductive and respiratory system, mucous membranes, liver and kidney. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Bar code: 0-38753-31008-4 MSDS: EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES - 303/623-5716 COLLECT 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.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:EFFECTS OF EXPOSURE ENTRY ROUTES: Inhalation. Ingestion. Eyes. Skin.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. SKIN CONTACT: 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 CONTACT: 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:Contact may lead to irritation and dermatitis. Chronic exposure to vapors of high concentration may cause dermatitis. Product is a known hazard under the following categories: skin hazard, eye hazard, toxic agent, kidney toxin, reproductive toxi
Carcinogenicity: The National Toxicology Program has reported that exposure of mice and rats to Tetrahydrofuran (THF) vapor levels up to 1800 ppm 6 hr/day, 5 days/week for their lifetime caused an increased incidence of kidney tumors in male rats and liver tumors in femal
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 in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Methyl ethyl ketone000078-93-315.0-25.0
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC)009002-86-215.0-20.0
Fumed silica, crystalline-free112945-52-52.0-4.0
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