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Product Name: Olympic Water Guard Wood Sealant
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » wood waterproofer » Finish
Home maintenance » waterproofing » Sealant
Customer Service: 800-441-9695
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: PPG Industries
Olympic Water Guard
Address: One PPG Place
City: Pittsburgh
State: PA
Zip Code: 15272
Telephone Number: 412-434-3131
Toll Free Number: 800-441-9695
Date Info Verified: 2014-05-06
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: Danger! Harmful or fatal if swallowed. Severe skin and eye irritant. Vapor harmful. Irritant to eyes, nose and throat. Combustible. Keep away from heat, sparks and open flame. Contains Naphtha (8052-41-3), Paraffin Waxes and Hydrocarbon Waxes (8002-74-2), Linseed Oil (8001-26-1). Modified Dicyclopentadiene (68213-53-6). Naphtha (64742-95-6), 1,2,4-Trimethyl Benzene (95-63-6). Avoid contact with skin and eyes and avoid breathing of vapor and spray mist. Repeated exposure to high vapor concentration may cause irritation of the respiratory system and permanent brain and nervous system damage. Eye watering, headaches, nausea, dizziness and loss of coordination are indications that solvent levels are too high. Over exposure to vapor may be prevented by ensuring ventilation controls, vapor exhaust or fresh air entry. NIOSH/MSHA approved TC 23C (or equivalent) respirators may also reduce exposure. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the contents may be harmful or fatal. Use with adequate ventilation. Danger - Rags, steel wool or waste soaked with waterguard for wood may spontaneously catch fire if improperly discarded. Immediately after use, place rags, steel wool or waste in a sealed, water-filled metal container. First Aid: if swallowed, do not induce vomiting. In case of skin contact, flush immediately with soap and plenty of water. In case of eye contact, flush eyes immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. If affected by inhalation, vapor or spray mist, remove to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration and other supportive measures as required. If ingested, any type of over exposure or symptom of over exposure occurs during or following the use of this product, get medical attention. Close container after each use. Keep out of reach of children. For emergency medical or Spill Control Information, call 304-843-1300. For Product Safety Information call 412-492-5555. This product is intended for consumer use. If it is used in the workplace, call 412-492-5555 for an MSDS. Warning! This product contains chemical(s) known to the state of California to cause cancer and/or birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Inhalation: Vapor and spray mist may be harmful if inhaled. Vapor irritates eyes, nose, and throat. Repeated exposure to high vapor concentrations may cause irritation of the respiratory system and permanent brain and nervous system damage. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the contents can be harmful or fatal. Eye watering, headaches, nausea, dizziness, and loss of coordination are indications that solvent levels are too high.
Eye Contact: Causes eye irritation. Redness, itching, burning sensation and visual disturbances may indicate excessive eye contact.
Skin Contact: May cause moderate skin irritation. Dryness, itching, cracking, burning, redness, and swelling are conditions associated with excessive skin contact.
Ingestion: Harmful or fatal if swallowed.
Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Not applicable.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
MSDS provides no information about chronic health effects resulting from prolonged or frequent use of this product. However, the MSDS warns to avoid long term and repeated contact.
Carcinogenicity: The manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) does not state whether the ingredients are considered carcinogens or potential carcinogens.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 2
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: 1993-04-01
Handling: From MSDS Do not store above 120F. Store large quantities in buildings designed and protected for storage of NFPA Class II combustible liquids. If this material is part of a multiple component system, read the Material Safety Data Sheet(s) for the other component or components before blending as the resulting mixture may have the hazards of all of its parts. Containers should be grounded when pouring. Avoid free fall of liquids in excess of a few inches.
Disposal: From MSDS Dispose of in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local environmental control regulations. Empty containers should be recycled or disposed of through an approved waste management facility.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
MSDS: Proprietary or trade secret ingredient(s)000000-00-8<5-10
Linseed oil008001-26-1
Stoddard solvent008052-41-3
Solvent naphtha, petroleum, medium aliphatic064742-88-785-90
Solvent naphtha, petroleum, light aromatic064742-95-6
Linseed oil, dicyclopentadiene copolymer068213-53-6
Resin (unspecified)999999-52-7<5-10
Film formers999999-64-6<5-10
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