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Product Information
Product Name: Hercules Block Seals Threads and Gaskets
Form: paste
Product Category: Home maintenance » pipe thread sealant » Plumbing
Home maintenance » plumbing » Sealant
Customer Service: 800-221-9330
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Hercules Chemical Co.
Div. of Oatey SCS
Address: 4700 W. 160th. Street
City: Cleveland
State: OH
Zip Code: 44135
Telephone Number: 216-267-7100
Fax Number: 216-267-6538
Toll Free Number: 800-203-1155
Date Info Verified: 2017-02-28
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: Read entire label before using. CAUTION: COMBUSTIBLE MIXTURE. DO NOT USE NEAR FIRE OR FLAME, NYFDC OF A #3282. CAUTION: Contains Isopropanol. Harmful if swallowed. Avoid contact with eyes. Eye contact may cause irritation. Prolonged contact may cause skin to dry and crack. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. ANTIDOTES - EMERGENCT TREATMENT, IF SWALLOWED: Do not induce vomiting. Call a physician at once. EYE CONTACT: Flush eyes with water for 15 minutes. Contact a physician at once. SKIN CONTACT: Wash with soap and water.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Inhalation: Concentration may cause mild irritation of eyes, nose and throat. Concentration above the TLV may result in headache and drowsiness.
Eye Contact: May cause slight to moderate irritation with possible corneal injury.
Skin Contact: No evidence of adverse effects from available information on skin absorption, but prolonged contact may cause drying and cracking of skin.
Ingestion: Slightly toxic. Ingestion of a large quantity may cause drowsiness and loss of consciousness. Stomach cramps, pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea may also occur.
Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: See above.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Skin Contact: No evidence of adverse effects from available information on skin absorption, but prolonged contact may cause drying and cracking of skin.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
The ingredients in this product are not identified as carcinogens by NTP, IARC and OSHA.
First Aid: From MSDS
INGESTION: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. If conscious, dilute by giving large quantities of water or milk. Call a physician immediately. INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration preferably mouth to mouth. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Call a physician. SKIN CONTACT: Wash the affected area with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing. EYE CONTACT: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention.
Health Rating: 1.
Flammability Rating: 2
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: 2001-02-21
Handling: From MSDS
Precautions To Be Taken In Handling And Storing:
Keep away from heat, sparks and flame. avoid contact with eyes. Keep container closed. Use with adequate ventilation.
Disposal: From MSDS
Small spills: Non-hazardous landfill. Large spills: Dispose of in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
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