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Product Information
Product Name: Hercules PVC Regular Body Cement
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » pipe cement, PVC » Plumbing
Home maintenance » PVC pipe cement » Adhesive
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: CAUTION: FLAMMABLE MIXTURE. DO NOT USE NEAR FIRE OR FLAME. NYFDC OR A #1760. DANGER: CONTAINS TETRAHYDROFURAN, CYCLOHEXANONE, METHYL ETHYL KETONE. HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED. USE WITH ADEQUATE VENTILATION. AVOID PROLONGED BREATHING OF VAPORS. AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES OR SKIN. KEEP CONTAINER TIGHTLY CAPPED DOWN WHEN NOT IN USE. Direct contact with eyes may cause burns, tearing, redness and swelling. Contact with skin may cause irritation; prolonged, repeated contact may cause dermatitis. Inhalation may cause irritation of mucous membranes, nose, eyes, throat and may cause difficulty in breathing. Exposure to high concentrations of vapor may cause headache, drowsiness, dizziness or nausea. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.ANTIDOTES - EMERGENCY TREATMENT. IN INHALED: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration, preferably mouth-to-mouth. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Call a doctor immediately. IF SWALLOWED: Do not induce vomiting. Dilute with copious quantities of water and call a doctor immediately. IN CASE OF EYE CONTACT: Immediately flush eyes with water and continue flushing for 15 minutes. Call a doctor immediately. IN CASE OF SKIN CONTACT: Wash affected area with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing. Wash clothing before reuse. For additional information, see Hercules MSDS # 52. Bar Code: 0-32628-60020-1
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Inhalation: Will cause irritation of mucous membranes, nose, eyes and throat, coughing, difficulty of breathing. Exposure to high vapor concentration may cause headache, dizziness, nausea, narcosis.
Eye Contact: Vapors slightly uncomfortable, splashes irritating. Will cause painful burning or stinging of eyes and lids, watering of eyes, and inflammation of conjunctiva.
Skin Contact: Prolonged contact causes common solvent defatting effect.
Ingestion: No effects of exposure expected.
Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: No data found.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
MSDS provides no information about chronic health effects resulting from prolonged or frequent use of this product.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
The ingredients in this product are not identified as carcinogens by NTP, IARC and OSHA.
Health Rating: 3.
Flammability Rating: 4
Reactivity Rating: 1
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2002-11-02
Handling: From MSDS
Store in cool, well-ventilated area. Keep away from open flame and sources of ignition. Use normal good personal hygiene.
Disposal: From MSDS
Incinerate in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Methyl ethyl ketone000078-93-3<50
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