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Product Name: Valspar High Performance Interior Latex Multipurpose Primer White, No. 168215
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » interior, latex » Primer
Home maintenance » primer » Paint
Customer Service: 888-313-5569
Date Entered: 2008-12-02
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Manufacturer: Valspar Corporation, The
Address: P.O. Box 1461
City: Minneapolis
State: MN
Zip Code: 55440
Telephone Number: 612-851-7000
Toll Free Number: 800-845-9061
Date Info Verified: 2016-02-10
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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?) (Complete (M)SDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings: CAUTIONS: Contains Crystalline SilicaMay cause eye and skin irritation. Avoid breathing vapors or spray mist. If painting indoors, open windows and doors or use other means to ensure fresh air entry during application and drying. If you experience eye watering, headaches or dizziness, or if air monitoring demonstrates vapor/mist levels above applicable limits wear an appropriate, properly fitted respirator (NIOSH approved) during and after application. Follow respirator manufacturer
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS HAZARDS IDENTIFICATIONPrimary Routes of Exposure: Inhalation; Ingestion; Skin absorptionEye Contact:?May cause?eye irritation.Skin Contact: None known.Ingestion: None known.Inhalation: May cause irritation of respiratory tract. Harmful by inhalation.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:This product contains ingredients that may contribute to the following potential chronic health effects: Prolonged exposure over TLV may produce pneumoconiosis. Prolonged exposure to respirable crystalline quartz silica may cause delayed chronic
Carcinogenicity: Possible cancer hazard. Contains material which may cause cancer based on animal data. Cancer hazard. Contains material which can cause cancer.Contains TIO2 which is listed by IARC as a possible human carcinogen (Group 2B) based on animal data. Neither long term animal studies, nor human epidemiology studies of workers exposed to TIO2 provide an adequate basis to conclude TIO2 is carcinogenic. TIO2 is not classified as a carcinogen by NTP, U.S. OSHA, or the U.S. EPA. Contains crystaline silica. The IARC has determined that crystaline silica inhaled in the form of quartz or cristobablite from occupational sources is carcinogenic to humans (group 1). Refer to IARC monograph 68 in conjunction with the use of these materials. Risk of cancer depends on the duration and level of exposure. In coatings products, risk is due primarily to inhalation of sanding dusts or respirable particles in spray mists. The NTP has also determined that crystaline silica is a known human carcinogen in the form of fine, breathable particles. Risk of cancer depends on duration and level of exposure in coatings products, risk is due primarily to inhalation of sanding dust or respirable particles in spray mist.
First Aid: Eye Contact: Get medical attention, if symptoms develop or persist. Immediately flush eye(s) with plenty of water. Remove any contact lenses and open eyes wide apart.Skin Contact: Wash off with plenty of water.Ingestion: Get medical attention if symptoms occurInhalation: Move injured person into fresh air and keep person calm under observation. Get medical attention immediately.Medical conditions aggravated by exposure: Any respiratory or skin condition.
Health Rating: 2*
Flammability Rating: 1
Reactivity Rating: 1
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2008-11-25
Handling: Keep container closed when not in use. Do not freeze. Since emptied containers may contain product residue, follow all label warnings, even after container is emptied. Do not cut, drill, grind, or weld on or near this container.
Disposal: Disposal should be made in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Ethylene glycol000107-21-1
Zinc oxide001314-13-21.0-5.0
Calcium carbonate (Limestone)001317-65-3
Titanium dioxide013463-67-710.0-15.0
Talc (non-fibrous)014807-96-65.0-10.0
Acrylic Resin025035-69-2
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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