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Product Name: DAP Alex Plus Latex Caulk-old product
Form: paste
Product Category: Home maintenance » multipurpose » Caulk
Home maintenance » latex » Caulk
Customer Service: 800-543-3840
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: DAP Products, Inc.
Address: 2400 Boston Street, #200
City: Baltimore
State: MD
Zip Code: 21224
Telephone Number: 410-675-2100
Fax Number: 410-558-1068
Toll Free Number: 800-543-3840
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-16
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: Exceeds ASTM Spec. 834-91. Contains silicone. USDA authorized for use in federally inspected meat and poultry plants. CAUTION! KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY. VOC less H20, less Exempts 10-15 g/l. (Caulk tube, #35 Brilliant white)
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS EMERGENCY OVERVIEW: CAUTION! Harmful or fatal if swallowed. Prolonged or repeated contact with skin may cause irritation. May irritate eyes, skin, nose, and respiratory tract. POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS: EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE - EYE CONTACT: May cause eye irritation. EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE - SKIN CONTACT: Prolonged or repeated contact with skin may cause irritation. EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE - INHALATION: Vapor may cause nose and throat irritation. EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE - INGESTION: This material may be harmful or fatal if swallowed. If ingested this product may cause vomiting, diarrhea, and depressed respiration. Ingestion of ethylene glycol can cause gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and if ingested in sufficient quantities, death. The toxicological properties of this material are unknown, however, based on the toxicity of its constituents, it is expected to have relatively low toxicity. MEDICAL CONDITIONS WHICH MAY BE AGGRAVATED BY CONTACT: None known. PRIMARY ROUTE(S) OF ENTRY: SKIN CONTACT INHALATION
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS Prolonged or repeated contact with skin may cause irritation. Ingestion of Ethylene Glycol in excess may lead to respiratory and cardiac failure, and kidney and liver damage.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS This product is not considered a carcinogen by the NTP, IARC, or OSHA.
First Aid: From MSDS EYE CONTACT: Flush with large quantities of water until irritation subsides. Contact a physician. SKIN CONTACT: Wash with soap and water. INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. Contact a physician immediately. INGESTION: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. Contact a physician or Regional Poison Control Center immediately.
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 1
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: 1999-12-27
Handling: From MSDS KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Avoid prolonged or repeated contact with skin. Avoid contact with eyes. STORAGE INFORMATION: Store away from caustics and oxidizers. Keep containers tightly closed when not in use. Keep containers from excessive heat and freezing. Do not store at temperatures above 120 degrees F.
Disposal: From MSDS Dispose of according to Federal, State, and Local Standards. This product does not meet the definition of a hazardous waste according to U.S. EPA Hazardous Waste Management Regulations, 40 CFR Section 261. State and Local regulations/restrictions are complex and may differ from Federal regulations. Responsibility for proper waste disposal is with the owner of the waste.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Ethylene glycol000107-21-11.0-5.0
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