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Product Name: Benjamin Moore, Moores Alkyd Primer Sealer 200
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » alkyd » Primer
Home maintenance » interior, alkyd/oil » Primer
Customer Service: 800-344-0400
Date Entered: 2001-08-13
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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?)
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Warnings: COMBUSTIBLE LIQUID AND VAPOR. Contains Stoddard Solvent and Crystalline Silica. VAPOR HARMFUL. CAUSES EYE, SKIN, NOSE, AND THROAT IRRITATI ON. Repeated and prolonged exposure to solvents may lead to permanent brain and nervous system damage. Eye watering, headaches, nausea, dizziness and loss of coordination are signs that solvent levels are too high. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the contents may be harmful or fatal. Crystalline Silica can cause cancer when in the respirable form (spray mist or sanding dust). Keep away from heat and flame. Use only with adequate ventilation. Do not breathe vapors, spray mist or sanding dust. Avoid contact with eyes and prolonged or repeated contact with skin. Wear eye protection and gloves. To avoid breathing vapors or spray mist, open window 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 a properly fitted vapor/particulate respirator approved by NIOSH for use with paints or leave the area. In all cases follow respirator manufacturer
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:PRIMARY ROUTE(S) OF ENTRY: DERMAL, INHALATION, INGESTION EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSUREInhalation - Harmful if inhaled. May affect the brain or nervous system, causing dizziness, headache or nausea. Causes eye irritation. Causes skin irritation. Skin Absorption - Hazardous ingredients contained in this product have the capacity to be absorbed through the skin in sufficient quantities to cause systemic toxicity. Ingestion - Irritation of the digestive tract and nervous system depression (drowsiness, dizziness, loss of coordination and fatigue). Aspiration Hazard - This material can enter lungs during swallowing or vomiting and cause lung inflammation and damage. MEDICAL CONDITIONS PRONE TO AGGRAVATION BY EXPOSURE: None expected when used in accordance with Safe Handling and Use Information. This product contains ingredients which may become a dust nuisance when removed by abrasive blasting, sanding, or grinding. Sanding dust inhalation may cause lung damage.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS: Skin Contact: Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause dermatitis. Inhalation statement: Sanding dust inhalation may cause lung damage. NOTICE: Reports have associated permanent brain and nervous system damage with repeated, prolonged overexpos
Carcinogenicity: Contains: Crystalline Silica which has been determined to be carcinogenic to humans (Group 1) by IARC when in respirable form. Risk of cancer depends on duration and level of inhalation exposure to dust from sanding the dried paint or spray mist. IARC has
First Aid: Inhalation - Remove from hazard area, maintain breathing, call physician. Skin Contact - Remove with soap and water. Eye Contact - Flush immediately with large amounts of water. Call physician. Ingestion - Drink 1 or 2 glasses of water to dilute. Do NOT induce vomiting. Call physician.
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: 1997-12-15
Handling: Combustible - Keep away from heat and flame. Use only with adequate ventilation. Avoid prolonged contact with skin and breathing of vapor spray mist or sanding dust. Close container after each use. Keep out of reach of children. Do not take internally. DANGER-Rags, steel wool or waste soaked with this product may catch fire spontaneously if improperly discarded. Immediately after use, place rags, steel wool or waste in a sealed water-filled metal container.
Disposal: Conventional procedures in compliance with local, state and federal regulations. Do not incinerate sealed containers.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Methyl ethyl ketoxime000096-29-70.2
Calcium carbonate000471-34-143.7
Stoddard solvent008052-41-335.4
Titanium dioxide013463-67-77
Talc (non-fibrous)014807-96-67.4
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