Skip Navigation

Household Products Database banner

Quick search

Advanced Search triangular bullet

Browse by category
Inside the Home
Home Maintenance
Personal Care
Arts & Crafts
Pet Care
Auto Products
Home Office
Commercial / Institutional

Browse A to Z
Products Names
Types of Products

Support pages
About the Database
Product Recalls
Contact Us
More Resources



Home Products Manufacturers Ingredients Health Effects
Product Information
Product Name: Zinsser B I N Primer Sealer-Old Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » multipurpose » Primer
Customer Service: 732-469-8100
Date Entered: 2001-06-13
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Zinsser Co., Inc.
Div., Rust-Oleum
Address: 11 Hawthorne Parkway
City: Vernon Hills
State: IL
Zip Code: 60061
Telephone Number: 847-367-7700
Fax Number: 847-816-2330
Toll Free Number: 888-855-1774
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-11
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
Enter text or highlight term...
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Emergency Overview: B-I-N primer Sealer is an alcohol based, pigmented shellac used to prime surfaces before painting. It is a white, fluid liquid with a flash point below 70 deg F and is considered flammable by OSHA and the US Department of Transportation. Primary Routes of Exposure: Inhalation, Skin contact.Inhalation: At high concentrations may cause respiratory tract irritation, headache, or fatigue. Eye Contact: Eye contact may cause eye irritation, redness, or blurred vision. Skin Contact: May cause skin irritation. Avoid prolonged or repeated contact with skin. Ingestion: Ingestion not an expected route of exposure, however, if swallowed nausea, vomiting, gastrointestinal distress and abdominal pain may occur depending on amount ingested.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS: May cause central nervous system depression. Signs and Symptoms: Dizziness, fatigue, and headache.
Carcinogenicity: This material is not considered a carcinogen by IARC or NTP and is not regulated as a carcinogen by OSHA.
First Aid: Eye contact: Flush eye with large amounts of water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention. Skin contact: Wash exposed area thoroughly with soap and water. Get medical attention if irritation develops. Ingestion: If swallowed, call a physician, poison control center, or hospital emergency room. Do not induce vomiting because of the danger of aspirating liquid into the lungs. If spontaneous vomiting occurs, monitor breathing for difficulty. Treat symptomatically and supportively. Get medical attention. Inhalation: If symptoms develop, remove affected person to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen if available. If respiratory symptoms persist, get medical attention.
Health Rating: 1
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: 2000-06-09
Handling: Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Store in a cool, dry place away from excessive heat, open flame, or sparks. Do not store near oxidizers.
Disposal: This material is not considered hazardous waste under Federal Hazardous Waste Regulations (40CFR 261). However, state and local requirements for waste disposal may be more restrictive or otherwise differ from federal regulations. Chemical additions, processing or otherwise altering this material may render the waste management information presented in this MSDS incomplete, inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Ethanol/SD Alcohol 40000064-17-5
Kaolin clay001332-58-7
Barium sulfate007727-43-7
Titanium dioxide013463-67-7
HHS.GOV Household Products Database Home Page National Library of Medicine