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Product Information
Product Name: Georgia Pacific Ready Mix All Purpose Topping Compound
Form: paste
Product Category: Home maintenance » topping compound » Plaster
Customer Service: 770-987-5190
Date Entered: 2001-08-13
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Georgia-Pacific Corporation
Address: 133 Peachtree Street N.E.
City: Atlanta
State: GA
Zip Code: 30303
Telephone Number: 404-652-4000
Toll Free Number: 800-284-5347
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-15
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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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
The container headspace may contain a small amount of formaldehyde gas. This gas dissipates quickly upon opening the container. Sanding this product after hardening may generate large amounts of dust. Dust may cause upper respiratory tract, lung, eye, nasal and skin irritation.
INHALATION: Gaseous formaldehyde may cause temporary irritation to the nose and throat. This product contains crystalline silica. Prolonged exposure to respirable crystalline silica has been known to cause silicosis, a lung disease which may be disabling.
SKIN CONTACT: Handling may cause dry skin.
EYE CONTACT: Gaseous formaldehyde may cause temporary irritation to the eyes. Dust generated during sanding of hardened product may cause mechanical eye irritation.
INGESTION: Not applicable under normal conditions of use. May result in obstruction and temporary irritation of the digestive tract.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Prolonged exposure to respirable crystalline silica has been known to cause silicosis, a lung disease which may be disabling. While there may be a factor of
individual susceptibility to a given exposure to respirable silica dust, the risk of co
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Crystalline Silica: Inhaled crystalline silica in the form of quartz or cristobalite from occupational sources is classified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) as carcinogenic to humans (Group 1A). The National Toxicolog
First Aid: From MSDS
INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. If persistent irritation, severe coughing or breathing difficulty occurs, get medical attention.
SKIN CONTACT: Wash affected areas with soap and water. If irritation persists, get medical attention.
EYE CONTACT: Remove contact lenses. Flush eyes, including under eyelids, with large amounts of water. If irritation persists, get medical attention.
INGESTION: May result in obstruction if ingested. Get medical attention.
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: 2000-09-14
Handling: From MSDS Do not store outside or in direct sunlight. Carefully open container to avoid breathing possible fumes. When compound has been completely used, discard container. Do not reuse container.
Disposal: From MSDS This product is not considered hazardous waste under Federal Hazardous Waste Regulations 40 CFR 261. Please be advised, however, state and local requirements for waste disposal may be different from federal regulations. Dispose of as inert solid in landfill or by other procedures in accordance with local, state, federal or provincial regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Calcium carbonate000471-34-1
Calcium sulfate007778-18-950-75
Amylopectin, hydrogen phosphate, 2-hydroxypropyl ether113894-92-1<2
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