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Product Name: Rust Oleum Metallic Topcoats-Old Product
Form: aerosol
Product Category: Home maintenance » metal » Paint
Home maintenance » paint-finish » Metal
Customer Service: 800-323-3584
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
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Manufacturer: Rust-Oleum Corp.
Address: 11 Hawthorne Pkwy
City: Vernon Hills
State: IL
Zip Code: 60061
Telephone Number: 847-367-7700
Fax Number: 847-816-2300
Toll Free Number: 800-481-4785
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: Contains Toluol and Xylol. Keep away from heat, sparks and flame including pilot lights and cigarettes. Avoid overexposure to vapors. To avoid breathing vapor or spray mist, open windows and doors or use other means to ensure fresh air entry during application and drying. If you experience eye watering, headaches or dizziness, increase fresh air or wear respiratory protection (NIOSH/MSHA TC 23 or equivalent) or leave the area. Avoid contact with skin. Do not puncture or incinerate. First Aid: If sprayed in eyes, flush with water and call a physician immediately. Do not take internally. WARNING. This product contains chemicals known to the state of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. NOTICE. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling contents may be harmful or fatal. Reports have associated repeated and prolonged occupational overexposure to solvents with permanent brain and nervous system damage.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Inhalation: Harmful if inhaled. May affect the brain or nervous system causing dizziness, headache or nausea. Repeated overexposures may progressively lead to staggering gait, confusion, unconsciousness or coma. Causes nose and throat irritation.
Eye Contact: Causes eye irritation.
Skin Contact: Causes skin irritation which can lead to dermatitis with repeated overexposures.
Ingestion: May cause gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Not listed.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Reports have associated repeated and prolonged occupational overexposure to solvents with permanent brain and nervous system damage. Overexposure to xylene and toluene in lab animals has been associated with liver abnormalities, kidney, lung,
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: 1993-08-20
Handling: From MSDS Do not store above 120F. Do not puncture. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the contents can be harmful or fatal.
Disposal: From MSDS Dispose of in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Xylene (mixed isomers)001330-20-70-25
Petroleum gases, liquefied, sweetened068476-86-830
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