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Product Information
Product Name: Sherwin-Williams Drywall/All Purpose Construction Adhesive
Form: tube
Product Category: Home maintenance » drywall » Adhesive
Customer Service: 800-832-2541
Date Entered: 2006-04-06
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Sherwin-Williams Company
Address: 101 Prospect Avenue
City: Cleveland
State: OH
Zip Code: 44115
Telephone Number: 216-566-2000
Fax Number: 216-566-3266
Toll Free Number: 800-474-3794
Date Info Verified: 2015-02-18
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: MSDS: Refer to Handling
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
INHALATION of vapor or spray mist.
EYE or SKIN contact with the product, vapor or spray mist.
EYES: Irritation.
SKIN: Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause irritation.
INHALATION: Irritation of the upper respiratory system.
May cause nervous system depression. Extreme overexposure may result in
unconsciousness and possibly death.
Headache, dizziness, nausea, and loss of coordination are indications of
excessive exposure to vapors or spray mists.
Redness and itching or burning sensation may indicate eye or excessive
skin exposure
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Crystalline Silica (Quartz, Cristobalite) is listed by IARC and NTP.
Long term exposure to high levels of silica dust, which can occur only when
sanding or abrading the dry film, may cause lung damage (silicosis) and
possibly cancer.
Prolonged and repeated exposure to Hexane may cause damage to nerve
tissue of the arms and legs (peripheral neuropathy), resulting in muscular
weakness and loss of sensation. This effect may be increased by the
presence of Methyl Ethyl Ketone.
Prolonged overexposure to solvent ingredients in Section 2 may cause
adverse effects to the liver and urinary systems.
Reports have associated repeated and prolonged overexposure to solvents
with permanent brain and nervous system damage.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Refer to Chronic Health
First Aid: From MSDS
EYES: Flush eyes with large amounts of water for 15 minutes.
Get medical attention.
SKIN: Wash affected area thoroughly with soap and water.
Remove contaminated clothing and launder before reuse.
INHALATION: If affected, remove from exposure. Restore breathing.
Keep warm and quiet.
INGESTION: Do not induce vomiting.
Get medical attention immediately.
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 Date: 2006-03-06
Handling: From MSDS
Contents are EXTREMELY FLAMMABLE. Keep away from heat, sparks, and open
flame. Vapors will accumulate readily and may ignite explosively.
During use and until all vapors are gone: Keep area ventilated ? Do not
smoke ? Extinguish all flames, pilot lights, and heaters ? Turn off stoves,
electric tools and appliances, and any other sources of ignition.
Consult NFPA Code. Use approved Bonding and Grounding procedures.
Keep container closed when not in use. Transfer only to approved
containers with complete and appropriate labeling. Do not take internally.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Disposal: From MSDS
Waste from this product may be hazardous as defined under the Resource
Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) 40 CFR 261.
Waste must be tested for ignitability to determine the applicable EPA
hazardous waste numbers.
Incinerate in approved facility. Do not incinerate closed container.
Dispose of in accordance with Federal, State/Provincial, and Local
regulations regarding pollution.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Kaolin clay001332-58-724
Solvent naphtha, petroleum, medium aliphatic064742-88-713
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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