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Product Name: Thompsons Water Seal Wood Finish-old product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » wood seal » Waterproofing
Home maintenance » wood waterproofer » Finish
Customer Service: 800-367-6297
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Thompsons Company, The
Div., Sherwin-Williams Company
Address: 101 W Prospect Avenue
City: Cleveland
State: OH
Zip Code: 44115
Telephone Number: 800-367-6297
Toll Free Number: 800-367-6297
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: Danger! Contains petroleum distillates. Harmful or fatal if swallowed. Combustible. Do not take internally. May cause irritation. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Keep from heat, sparks or flames. Avoid inhaling and use only with adequate ventilation. If using indoors, open all windows and doors to make sure there is enough fresh air movement. If you experience light headedness and dizziness or headaches increase fresh air movement or leave the area. Reports have associated repeated or prolonged occupational over exposure to solvents with permanent brain and nervous system damage. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the contents may be harmful or fatal. Keep out of reach of children. Rags, steel wool or waste soaked with Thompson's Water Seal Wood Finish (Clear) may spontaneously catch fire if improperly discarded. Immediately after use place rags, steel wool and waste in sealed, water-filled metal container. Dispose in accordance with local fire regulations. First Aid: Ingestion - if swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Wipe out mouth and call physician or poison control center immediately. Eye Contact - In case of eye contact, IMMEDIATELY flush eyes with water, then remove contact lenses. Continue to flush eyes with water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention if irritation develops or persists. Skin Contact - For skin contact, wash thoroughly with mild soap and water. Get medical attention if irritation develops and persists. Inhalation - If affected by inhaling, immediately remove to fresh air. If symptoms persist, call a physician.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Inhalation: Inhalation of high concentrations may cause central nervous system depression. Eye Contact: May cause irritation. Skin Contact: May cause irritation. Ingestion: May cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea if ingested. Aspiration of material into the lungs may cause chemical pneumonitis. Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Neurologic disorder.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS;May cause irritant contact dermatitis. Reports have associated repeated and prolonged occupational overexposure to solvents with permanent brain and nervous system damage. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling this produc
Carcinogenicity: IARC has determined that petroleum solvents, as a class, can not be classified as to their carcinogenicity in humans based on inadequate evidence of carcinogenicity in both experimental animals and humans (IARC Group 3).
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: 1996-03-26
Handling: Keep away from sparks, heat, or open flame. Use with adequate ventilation. Store away from incompatible materials. Store in cool place. Do not store in direct sunlight. Use with proper personal protective equipment. Keep containers tightly closed at all times. Empty containers may retain hazardous properties, follow all MSDS/label warnings even after container is emptied. Do not reuse empty container for food, clothing, or products for human or animal consumption. Keep this and all chemicals out of reach of children.
Disposal: DANGER! Rags, steel wool and other waste soaked with this product may spontaneously catch fire if improperly discarded. Place rags, steel wool and waste immediately after use in a sealed, water-filled, metal container. Dispose of in accordance with local
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Stoddard solvent008052-41-360-65
Solvent naphtha, petroleum, medium aliphatic064742-88-760-65
Solvent naphtha, petroleum, light aromatic064742-95-660-65
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