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Product Name: DAP Tex Insulating Foam Sealant-Old Product
Form: aerosol
Product Category: Home maintenance » foam » Insulation
Home maintenance » insulation, foam » Sealant
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: Danger, contents under pressure. Extremely flammable liquid and vapor. Contains isopropanol, ethylene glycol, dimethyl ether, propane, n-butane and aliphatic amines. May cause eye, skin, nose and throat irritation. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling vapors may be harmful or fatal. Ingestion may cause dizziness, headache or nausea. Keep out of reach of children. Do not take internally.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS EMERGENCY OVERVIEW: DANGER! Extremely flammable liquid and vapor. Vapor harmful. Harmful or fatal if swallowed. May irritate eyes, skin, nose, and respiratory tract. Contents under pressure. Exposure to temperatures above 120 degrees F may cause can to rupture. POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS: EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE - EYE CONTACT: May cause eye irritation. EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE - SKIN CONTACT: May cause skin irritation. EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE - INHALATION: Vapor harmful if inhaled. Vapor may irritate nose and upper respiratory tract. Vapor inhalation may affect the brain or nervous system causing dizziness, headache or nausea. EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE - INGESTION: This material may be harmful or fatal if swallowed. Ingestion of ethylene glycol in excess may lead to respiratory cardiac failure as well as kidney and liver damage. If ingested this product may cause vomiting, diarrhea, and depressed respiration. MEDICAL CONDITIONS WHICH MAY BE AGGRAVATED BY CONTACT: None known. PRIMARY ROUTE(S) OF ENTRY: SKIN CONTACT INHALATION
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS Reports have associated permanent brain and nervous system damage with prolonged and repeated occupational overexposure to solvents. Ingestion of Ethylene Glycol in excess may lead to respiratory and cardiac failure, and kidney and liver damage.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS This product contains 0.1% to 0.2% vinyl acetate. Vinyl acetate which is classified as a class 2B carcinogen by IARC. Vinyl acetate was found to cause cancer in the respiratory tract of laboratory animals. There is no evidence that vinyl acetate
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: 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: 2000-09-08
Handling: From MSDS KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Avoid skin and eye contact. Avoid breathing vapors. Use only in a well ventilated area. Make sure nozzle arrow is directed away from yourself prior to discharge. STORAGE INFORMATION: Store away from caustics and oxidizers. Keep containers tightly closed when not in use. Keep containers from excessive heat and freezing. Keep out of direct sunlight. Do not store at temperatures above 120 degrees F. OTHER PRECAUTIONS: Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling vapors may be harmful or fatal. Do not take internally. Use in a well ventilated area. Provide fresh air such that chemical odors cannot be detected during use and while drying. Construction and repair activities can adversely affect indoor air quality. Consult with the occupants or a representative (i.e. maintenance, building manager, industrial hygienist, or safety officer) to determine ways to minimize any impact.
Disposal: From MSDS Dispose of according to Federal, State, and Local Standards. 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): D001-Ignitable (if residue remains).
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
MSDS: Proprietary or trade secret ingredient(s)000000-00-81.0-5.0
Ethylene glycol000107-21-11.0-5.0
Vinyl acetate monomer000108-05-40.1-0.2
Dimethyl ether000115-10-61.0-5.0
Acrylic acid polymer/copolymer999999-63-1
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