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Product Name: PL 185 Wallboard Adhesive-old product
Form: semi-solid
Product Category: Home maintenance » wallboard adhesive » Wall
Home maintenance » wallboard » Adhesive
Customer Service: 800-433-9517
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: OSI Sealants, Inc
Div., Henkel
Address: One Henkel Way
City: Rocky Hill
State: CT
Zip Code: 06067
Fax Number: 440-250-7873
Toll Free Number: 800-624-7767
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: Danger. Contains Silicon dioxide, toluene, hexane, kaolin, calcium carbonate. Extremely flammable. Keep away from heat, sparks, flame. Vapors may ignite explosively Do not smoke. Extinguish al flames, burners, stoves, heaters and pilot lights disconnect all electric motors and appliances before use and until all vapors are gone. Prevent build-up of vapors by opening all windows and doors to achieve cross ventilation. Empty container may contain explosive vapors or harmful residues-Do not cut or weld on or near empty container. Observe all label warnings until container is commercially cleaned or reconditioned. May cause eye, skin and respiratory irritation. May cause central nervous system effects including dizziness, headache or nausea. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid breathing vapors. Contains n-Hexane which can cause peripheral polyneuropathy and central nervous damage. Notice: Reports have associated repeated and prolonged over exposure to solvents with permanent brain, nervous system, liver and kidney damage or may cause cardiac arrhythmia. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating or inhaling contents may be harmful or fatal. First Aid: In case of contact, flood the affected areas thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists, seek medical attention. Remove and wash contaminated clothing. If inhalation effects occur, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, administer artificial respiration. Seek medical attention immediately. IF swallowed, SEEK IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION. Should vomiting occur, be sure to keep victim's head below hips to avoid aspiration of vomitus into the lungs. Refer to Material Safety Data Sheet for further information. For medical emergencies call 1-800-424-9300. Proposition 65: This product contains toluene, known to the state of California to cause reproductive harm.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Inhalation: Avoid inhaling. The product can produce central nervous system depression, and cause headaches, drowsiness and lack of coordination. Preexisting respiratory or skin condition(s) may be aggravated by exposure. Eye Contact: Moderate irritant. May cause reversible corneal injury. Skin Contact: Moderate irritant. May cause dermatitis and allergic responses. Ingestion: May cause nausea and vomiting. No specific effects known.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Prolonged or repeated contact can cause moderate irritation, redness, defatting, and dermatitis. Reports have associated repeated and prolonged occupational overexposure to solvents with permanent brain, nervous system, liver or kidney damage an
Carcinogenicity: NTP and IARC have listed free respirable silicon dioxide (quartz) as a suspect human carcinogen. This product contains materials listed by the State of California as known to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.
First Aid: Eyes: Flush eyes gently with water for at least 15 minutes lifting eyelids occasionally; get prompt medical attention.Skin: Wash thoroughly with soap and water; apply a mild skin cream. Remove contaminated clothing. Inhalation: Move affected person to fresh air; if breathing is difficult, administer oxygen; if breathing has stopped, give artificial respiration. Get medical attention. Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting! Get immediate 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: 1999-02-04
Handling: For professional use only. Avoid contact with eyes, clothing, and skin. Keep out of reach of children. Do not take internally. Keep container closed when not in use. Use only with adequate ventilation.
Disposal: EPA RCRA Waste class: Ignitable EPA RCRA Waste Number: D001 California list land ban: Yes Review all local, state, and federal regulations concerning health and pollution for appropriate disposal procedures. Do not incinerate closed containers.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Xylene (mixed isomers)001330-20-7<5
Kaolin clay001332-58-7
Solvent naphtha, petroleum, light aliphatic064742-89-815-25
Calcium carbonate (unspecified CAS #)999999-82-7
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