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Product Name: DAP Dry Dex Spackling-old product
Form: paste
Product Category: Home maintenance » powder » Spackle
Home maintenance » repair » Plaster
Customer Service: 800-543-3840
Date Entered: 2001-05-28
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: Contains calcium carbonate, magnesium aluminum silicate and crystalline silica. May cause eye, skin, nose and throat irritation.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS EMERGENCY OVERVIEW: CAUTION! Removal of this product after use will result in the generation of dust. If dry-sanded, exposure to dust may result in build-up of material in eyes, ears, nose, and mouth which may cause irritation. POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS: EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE - EYE CONTACT: May cause eye irritation. EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE - SKIN CONTACT: May dry skin. EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE - INHALATION: Vapor may irritate nose and upper respiratory tract. EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE - INGESTION: None known. MEDICAL CONDITIONS WHICH MAY BE AGGRAVATED BY CONTACT: Asthma and asthma-like conditions may worsen from prolonged and repeated exposure. PRIMARY ROUTE(S) OF ENTRY: SKIN CONTACT INHALATION
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS HAZARDS: Inhalation of dust may result in pulmonary and respiratory damages. Prolonged or repeated inhalation of dust may cause lung damage.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS Crystalline silica dust and Polygorskite fibers are considered a suspect human carcinogen by the IARC. Risk to one's health depends on level and duration of exposure.
First Aid: From MSDS EYE CONTACT: Flush with large quantities of water until irritation subsides. SKIN CONTACT: Wash with soap and water. INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. INGESTION: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. COMMENTS: Call 1-800-327-3874 if irritation persists or complications arise from any of the above exposure.
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 0
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: 2000-05-15
Handling: From MSDS KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Keep containers away from excessive heating and freezing. Avoid skin and eye contact. Do not inhale dusts of this product. 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(49 C).
Disposal: From MSDS WASTE MANAGEMENT/DISPOSAL: 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. EPA WASTE CODE - If discarded (40 CFR 261): None.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Calcium carbonate (Limestone)001317-65-365.0-70.0
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