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Product Name: Tamko Plastic Roof Cement
Form: liquid
Product Category: Commercial / Institutional » roofing » Protective Coating
Home maintenance » coating » Roof
Customer Service: 800-641-4691
Date Entered: 2014-03-13
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Tamko Roofing Products, Inc.
Address: 220 West 4th. Street
City: Joplin
State: MO
Zip Code: 64801
Telephone Number: 800-641-4691
Fax Number: 800-841-1925
Toll Free Number: 800-641-4691
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-13
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?) (Complete (M)SDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:

Hazards Identification

Emergency Overview

Product should not be heated or burned using a direct flame device. Combustible. Inhalation of cured product particles, fumes, vapors, mist may cause temporary upper respiratory irritation. Can cause skin irritation. Can cause eye irritation. May cause harmful effects if swallowed. Under normal conditions of use, the product is not expected to create any emergency hazards

Potential Health Effects

Eye Contact: If cured product particles enter eye, may cause irritation resulting in tearing, stinging, redness or swelling. Vapors, mists, or fumes may be irritating.

Skin Contact: Contact may cause skin irritation. Redness, drying and cracking of the skin (dermatitis) may occur following prolonged and repeated contact. Prolonged or repeated skin contact could result in absorption of hazardous components.

Ingestion: Ingestion of this product may cause irritation of the digestive tract followed by vomiting and central nervous system depression (see "inhalation" for symptoms). Avoid aspiration of vomit into the lungs which can cause inflammation or pneumonitis.

Inhalation: Exposure to cured product particles, fumes, vapors, or mists may cause irritation of the nose and throat, and possible signs of central nervous system depression (symptoms may include headache, dizziness, loss of coordination, and drowsiness). Loss of consciousness can occur in poorly ventilated or confined spaces. Additional signs and symptoms of exposure may include reduced appetite and abnormal fatigue. Use of this product in well-ventilated working conditions is not expected to cause adverse effects.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:

Components can cause cancer.
Carcinogenicity: This product contains crystalline silica (quartz). IARC has determined that crystalline silica inhaled in the form of quartz from occupational sources is carcinogenic to humans (Group 1). IARC concluded that there was sufficient evidence in humans and ani
First Aid: Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of cool water for at least 20 minutes, occasionally lifting the eye lids to ensure thorough rinsing. Get medical attention if irritation persists.

Skin Contact: Clean any exposed skin with warm soapy water if possible. If not, and a waterless hand cleaner is used, it should be without pumice. Do not use solvents or thinners to remove material from skin. Get medical attention if irritation persists or develops.

Inhalation: If inhalation of cured product particles, fumes, vapors, or mist occurs, remove person to fresh air. Drink water to clear throat or blow nose to clear. If not breathing, give artificial respiration or give oxygen by trained personnel and get immediate medical attention.

Ingestion: If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. If vomiting occurs, keep head lower than hips to avoid aspiration of vomit into the lungs which can cause inflammation or pneumonitis. Call poison control center or get immediate medical attention

Notes to Physician: Treatment should be based on removing the source of irritation with treatment of symptoms as necessary.
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: 2012-07-01
Handling: Avoid all ignition sources. Storage areas should be ventilated to reduce fire and explosion hazards, and possible overexposure of personnel to fumes and vapors. Keep containers closed when not in use. Do not store near food and beverages or smoking materials.
Disposal: This product could be classified as a hazardous waste due to ignitability. Dispose in accordance with Federal, State, and Local regulations. Prevent materials from entering drains, sewers, or waterways. Do not dump on the ground. Do not burn.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Calcium carbonate (Limestone)001317-65-3<25
Kaolin clay001332-58-7<22
Cellulose, microcrystalline009004-34-6<11
Fuels, diesel, no. 2068476-34-6<24
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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