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Product Information
Product Name: DAP Lightweight Wallboard Joint Compound, Ready-to-Use
Form: paste
Product Category: Home maintenance » joint compound » Drywall-Wallboard
Home maintenance » drywall-wallboard » Joint Compound
Customer Service: 888-327-8477
Date Entered: 2011-03-03
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Manufacturer
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: 2016-02-10
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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?) (Complete (M)SDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings: 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.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.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.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Hazards IdentificationPrimary Routes Of Entry: Skin Contact, Inhalation.Eye contact: May cause eye irritation.Skin contact: May dry skin.Inhalation: Vapor may irritate nose and upper respiratory tract.Ingestion: None known.Medical Conditions which May be Aggravated by Exposure: Asthma and asthma-like conditions may worsen from prolonged and repeated exposure.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:No information provided.
Carcinogenicity: The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)has determined that crystalline silica in the form of quartz or cristobalite that is inhaled from occupational sources is carcinogenic to humans (Group 1 carcinogenic to humans). Refer to IARC Monograp
First Aid: Eye Contact: In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with large quantities of water for at least 15 minutes until irritation subsides. Get medical attention immediately.Skin Contact: Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water.Inhalation: Hazards: If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention immediately.Ingestion: Call a physician or Poison Control Center immediately. Do not induce vomiting.
Health Rating: N
Flammability Rating: N
Reactivity Rating: N
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2004-12-30
Handling/Disposal
Handling: 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.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.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: 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
Vinyl acetate monomer000108-05-40.01-0.3
Calcium carbonate (Limestone)001317-65-330-45
Water007732-18-5
Attapulgite012174-11-71.0-5.0
Quartz014808-60-70.1-1
Perlite093763-70-35.0-10.0
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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