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Product Name: Crown Xylol
Form: liquid
Product Category: Arts & Crafts » paint thinner » Paint
Home maintenance » mineral spirits » Paint Thinner
Customer Service: 281-485-1457
Date Entered: 2008-12-08
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Manufacturer: Packaging Service Company
Address: 1904 Mykawa Road
City: Pearland
State: TX
Zip Code: 77581
Telephone Number: 281-485-1457
Fax Number: 281-485-3242
Date Info Verified: 2015-02-02
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 (MSDS) prepared by the manufacturer. The National Library of Medicine does not test products nor does it evaluate information from the product label or the MSDS. (What is an MSDS?) (Complete MSDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings: SAFETY STATEMENTS:S16 Keep away from sources of ignition. No smoking.S29 Do not empty into drains.S24/25 Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:HAZARDS IDENTIFICATIONRISK STATEMENTS:Flammable LiquidR36/37/38 Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.R20/65 Harmful by inhalation may cause lung damage if swallowed.INHALATION: High vapor/aerosol concentrations (attainable at elevated temperatures well above ambient) are irritating to the eyes and the respiratory tract, and may cause headaches, dizziness, anaesthesia, drowsiness, unconsciousness, and other central nervous system effects, including death Negligible hazard at ambient temperature (-18 to 38 Deg C; 0 to 100 Deg F)INGESTION: Small amounts of this product aspirated into the respiratory system during ingestion or vomiting may cause mild to severe pulmonary injury, possibly progressing to death. Low order of toxicity.EYE and; SKIN CONTACT: Primary irritation to skin, defatting, dermatitis. Absorption thru skin increases exposure. Primary irritation to eyes, redness, tearing, blurred vision. Liquid can cause eye irritation. Wash thoroughly after handling.INHALATION: Anesthetic. Irritates respiratory tract. Acute overexposure can cause serious nervous system depression. Vapor harmful. Acute overexposure can cause damage to kidneys, blood, nerves, liver and; lungs.SWALLOWING: Harmful or fatal if swallowed. Swallowing can cause abdominal irritation, nausea, vomiting and; diarrhea.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Chronic overexposure can cause damage to kidneys, blood, nerves, liver and; lungs. Persons with severe skin, liver or kidney problems should avoid use.
Carcinogenicity: Potential Cancer Hazard based on tests with laboratory animals using Ethylbenzene. Overexposure may create cancer risk. Leukemia been reported in humans from Benzene. This product may contain less than 100 ppm of Benzene.Not considered hazardous in such low concentrations. Absorption thru skin may be harmful. Studies with laboratory animals indicate this product can cause damage to fetus.This product contains ethylbenzene. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has evaluated ethylbenzene and classified it as a possible human carcinogen (group 2B) based on sufficient evidence for carcinogenicity in experimental animals, but inadequate evidence for cancer in exposed humans.
First Aid: EYE CONTACT: For eyes, flush with plenty of water for 15 minutes and; get medical attention.SKIN CONTACT: In case of contact with skin immediately remove contaminated clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and; water. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.INHALATION: After high vapor exposure, remove to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. If breathing has stopped give artificial respiration.SWALLOWING: If swallowed, CALL A PHYSICIAN IMMEDIATELY! Do NOT induce vomiting. Have patient lie down and; keep warm. Vomiting may lead to pneumonitis, which may be fatal.
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 Verified Date: 2008-12-08
MSDS Date: 2007-12-03
Handling: HANDLING: Isolate from oxidizers, heat, sparks, electric equipment & open flame. Use only with adequate ventilation. Avoid breathing of vapor or spray mist. Avoid prolonged or repeated contact with skin. Wear OSHA Standard goggles or face shield. Consult Safety Equipment Supplier. Wear gloves, apron & footwear impervious to this material. Wash clothing before reuse. Avoid free fall of liquid. ELECTROSTATIC ACCUMULATION HAZARD. Groundcontainers when transferring. Do not flame cut, saw, drill, braze, or weld. Empty container very hazardous! Continue all label precautions!STORAGE: Do not store above 49 C/120 F. Store large amounts in structures made for OSHA Class I C liquids Keep container tightly closed & upright when not in use to prevent leakage.
Disposal: Recycle / dispose of observing national, regional, state, provincial and local health, safety & pollution laws. If questions exist, contact the appropriate agencies.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Xylene (mixed isomers)001330-20-775-85
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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