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Product Name: Parks Gum Turpentine-discontinued
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » turpentine » Paint Thinner
Customer Service: 800-225-8543
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Parks Corporation
Div., Rust-Oleum Corporation
Address: 11 Hawthorne Parkway
City: Vernon Hills
State: CT
Zip Code: 60061
Telephone Number: 800-323-3584
Toll Free Number: 847-367-7700
Date Info Verified: 2017-02-28
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: Hazards. Danger! Vapor Harmful. May affect the brain or nervous system causing dizziness, headaches or nausea. Causes eye, skin, nose and throat irritation. Warning. Contains terpenes which can cause kidney & bladder damage. Notice. Reports have associated repeated and prolonged occupational over exposure to solvents with permanent brain and nervous system damage. Precautions: Keep away from heat sources. Close container after each use and keep tightly closed. Use only with adequate ventilation. Avoid breathing vapor or spray mist. Avoid contact with eyes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep from freezing. First Aid: eyes - immediately flush eyes or skin with water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical attention immediately. Wash clothes before reuse. Thoroughly clean contaminated shoes. If swallowed, get medical attention, immediately. If you experience difficulty breathing, leave the area to obtain fresh air. If continued difficulty is experienced, get medical assistance immediately. Keep out of reach of children. (#2315 metal can container)
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS Effects of Overexposure: Liquid defats skin with prolonged use. May cause eye irritation. Excessive inhalation causes nausea, headache and dizziness. Remove to fresh air and call physician.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS MSDS provides no information about chronic health effects resulting from prolonged or frequent use of this product.
Carcinogenicity: The manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) does not state whether the ingredients are considered carcinogens or potential carcinogens.
Health Rating: N
Flammability Rating: N
Reactivity Rating: N
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 1994-04-05
Handling: From MSDS Keep container closed. Keep from heat, sparks and open flame. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid breathing vapors. Avoid prolonged or repeated contact with skin. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before re-use. Wash skin with soap and water after contact.
Disposal: From MSDS Dispose by supervised incineration or dispose in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
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