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Product Information
Product Name: Behr 601 Clear Lac Semi Gloss-Old Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » clear, semi-gloss » Finish
Customer Service: 800-854-0133
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Behr Process Corp.
Address: 1801 East St. Andrew Place
City: Santa Ana
State: CA
Zip Code: 92705
Telephone Number: 714-545-7101
Fax Number: 714-241-1002
Toll Free Number: 800-854-0133
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: Dry Film Baby Safe. WARNING! Flammable Liquid and Vapor. Contains petroleum distillates. VAPOR HARMFUL. May affect the brain or nervous system causing dizziness, headaches or nausea. Causes eye, skin, nose and throat irritation. NOTICE: reports have associated repeated and prolonged occupational over exposure to solvents with permanent brain and nervous system damage. Intentional misuse by concentrating and inhaling contents may be harmful or fatal. Keep away from heat and flame. Do not smoke. Prevent build up of vapor by opening windows and doors to achieve cross ventilation. USE ONLY WITH ADEQUATE VENTILATION. To avoid breathing vapor or spray mist, open windows and doors or use other means to ensure fresh air entry during application and drying. Do not use in an unventilated area. If properly used, a respirator (NIOSH/MSHA TC 23C or equivalent) may offer additional protection against vapor. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Close container after each use. Wash thoroughly after handling. First Aid: If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Call a physician immediately. If you experience difficulty breathing, leave the area to obtain fresh air. If continued difficulty is experienced, get medical assistance immediately. In case of eye contact, flush immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and get medical attention; for skin contact, wash thoroughly with soap and water. Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS Inhalation: Product is a mild irritant. Effects are temporary and reversible. Vapor odors may cause irritation in the upper and lower respiratory tracts, nausea, headaches, and dizziness. Eye Contact: Product is a mild irritant. Effects are temporary and reversible. May cause irritation, redness, and tearing. Skin Contact: Product is a mild irritant. Effects are temporary and reversible. May cause irritation and redness. Not absorbed into skin. Ingestion: Harmful if swallowed. Ingestion can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and gastrointestinal irritation. MEDICAL CONDITIONS GENERALLY AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE: Available toxicology, chemical and physical data show that overexposure is unlikely to aggravate any medical condition.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS Reports have associated repeated and prolonged occupational overexposure to solvents with permanent brain and nervous system damage. Repeated skin contact may result in the development of an allergic skin reaction in a small number of individual
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS The components in this mixture are not listed as carcinogens by NTP, IARC and OSHA.
First Aid: From MSDS EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES EYE CONTACT: Flush with water for 15 minutes. Expose to fresh air. Call Physician immediately. SKIN CONTACT: Wash with soap and water for 15 minutes. INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. Call physician if experiencing any difficulty breathing. INGESTION: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING! CALL PHYSICIAN IMMEDIATELY. Activated charcoal may be administered. If conscious, feed two glasses of water.
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: 2002-03-11
Handling: From MSDS PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN HANDLING AND STORING: Keep container closed when not in use. Do not store or handle near heat, flames, or strong oxidants. Store in cool, well ventilated areas, rotate stock to use older material first. Inspect for leaks or cracks in all containers. Empty containers may still contain residues (vapors, liquid or solid). Therefore all empties should be subjected to the same hazard precautions given in this MSDS. Keep away from children!
Disposal: From MSDS CAUTION! Rags or steel wool soaked with this product may spontaneously catch fire if improperly discarded. Immediately after use, place rags, steel wool or waste in a sealed water-filled metal container. For disposal guidance, contact your household refuse collection service, fire department, county or state government environmental control agency. Empty containers may still contain residues (vapors, liquid or solid). Therefore all empties should be subjected to the same hazard precautions.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Xylene (mixed isomers)001330-20-72
Stoddard solvent008052-41-337.5
Trimethylbenzenes (mixed isomers)025551-13-70.79
Solvent naphtha, petroleum, light aliphatic064742-89-825
Aliphatic petroleum distillate(s) (unspecified)999999-59-540
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