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Product Name: DAP Plaster of Paris Hobby & Craft
Form: powder
Product Category: Arts & Crafts » molds » Plaster
Arts & Crafts » plaster of paris » Modeling
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: KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN! Use in well ventilated area. Avoid contact with eyes. Avoid prolonged or repeated contact with skin. Do not breathe dust. Removal of this product after use will result in the generation of Dust. If dry -sanded, exposure to dust may result in the build-up of material in eyes, ears, nose, and mouth which may cause irritation. While dry sanding, use of a NIOSH-approved dust mask is recommended. Prevent build up of dust by providing fresh air such that dust cannot be detected during use of this product or while sanding this product.Do not store at temperatures above 120 degrees F. Store containers away from excessive heat and freezing. Keep containers tightly closed. Store away from caustics and oxidizers.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Hazards IdentificationEmergency Overview: A white to off-white powder product with a little or no odor. WARNING! May cause eye, skin, nose, throat and respiratory tract irritation. Removal of this product after use or by dry sanding will generate dust and exposure to this dust may be irritating to the eyes, ears, nose and mouth. Avoid skin and eye contact. May cause burns. If dry -sanded, exposure to dust may result in build-up of material in eyes, ears, nose, and mouth.Primary Routes Of Entry: Skin Contact, Ingestion, Eye Contact, Inhalation.Eye Contact: May cause eye irritation.Skin Contact: May cause skin irritation. May cause dry skin.Inhalation: Prolonged, repeated, or high exposures may cause irritation to the respiratory tract (nose, mouth, mucous membranes).Ingestion: Ingestion may result in obstruction when material hardens. Irritating to mouth, throat and stomach.Medical Conditions which May be Aggravated by Exposure: If dry sanded, asthma and asthma-like conditions may worsen from prolonged or repeated exposure to dust.
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 Monogr
First Aid: Eye Contact: In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention immediately.Skin Contact: If skin irritation persists, call a physician. Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water.Inhalation: If you experience difficulty in breathing, leave the area to obtain fresh air. If continued difficulty is experienced, get medical attention immediately.Ingestion: If swallowed, DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. Get medical attention immediately.
Health Rating: 2
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: 2008-07-10
Handling/Disposal
Handling: KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN! Use in well ventilated area. Avoid contact with eyes. Avoid prolonged or repeated contact with skin. Do not breathe dust. Removal of this product after use will result in the generation of Dust. If dry -sanded, exposure to dust may result in the build-up of material in eyes, ears, nose, and mouth which may cause irritation. While dry sanding, use of a NIOSH-approved dust mask is recommended. Prevent build up of dust by providing fresh air such that dust cannot be detected during use of this product or while sanding this product.Do not store at temperatures above 120 degrees F. Store containers away from excessive heat and freezing. Keep containers tightly closed. Store away from caustics and oxidizers.
Disposal: Dispose of material in accordance with all federal, state and local regulations. 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 MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Calcium carbonate (Limestone)001317-65-330-60
Quartz014808-60-70.5-1.5
Plaster of paris026499-65-030-60
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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