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Product Information
Product Name: Devcon H2 Hold Underwater Epoxy
Form: liquid
Product Category: Inside the Home » waterproof » Adhesive
Customer Service: 800-327-6880
Date Entered: 2012-04-21
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: ITW Consumer - Devcon/Versachem
Address: 10 Columbus Boulevard
City: Hartford
State: CT
Zip Code: 06106
Telephone Number: 877-376-2839
Toll Free Number: 877-376-2839
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?) (Complete (M)SDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings: WARNING!. Eye, skin and respiratory irritant. Toxic by skin absorption. Potential skin sensitizer.
Acute Health Effects: Hazards Identification

From MSDS:

Emergency Overview

WARNING!. Eye, skin and respiratory irritant. Toxic by skin absorption. Potential skin sensitizer.

Potential health effects

Primary Routes of Exposure: Eye and skin contact, ingestion, inhalation, skin absorption

Symptoms of acute overexposure

Skin contact: Severe irritation or burns, necrosis, blistering and permanent injury. Product can be absorbed through the skin and may cause nausea, headache and general discomfort.

Eye contact: Corrosive Severe irritation (pain, reddness, swelling) or burns Overexposure may cause lacrimation, conjunctivitis, corneal damage and may cause permanent injury (i.e. blindness)

Inhalation: Corrosive to respiratory system. If the hardener is poorly ventilated, strongly heated or atomized, the vapor or mist can cause severe irritation of the respiratory tract, damage contacted tissue and produce scarring. Coughing and chest pain may result, nausea and vomiting in severe cases. Excessive inhalation causes headache, dizziness, nausea and incoordination. In confined spaces: may cause loss of consciousness and asphyxiation.

Ingestion: Causes severe damage to mucous membranes if swallowed. May cause malaise, headache, discomfort, bleeding and vomiting of blood.

Repeated or prolonged exposure may cause adverse respiratory effects (coughing, tightness of chest, shortness of breath), nervous system disorders (narcosis, behavioral changes, decreased motor function), muscular disfunction, eye effects (conjunctivitis, corneal damage), or skin effects (rash, irritation, corrosion).

Medical Conditions Recognized as Being Aggravated by Exposure: Preexisting eye, skin and respiratory disorders may be aggravated by overexposure to this product. Neurological disorders.

Repeated and/or prolonged exposure to low concentrations of vapor may cause: sore throat, eye irritation, which are transient. Corneal edema may give rise to a perception of "blue haze" or "fog around lights" which is transient and has no known residual effect
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:

Prolonged or repeated skin contact may cause sensitization, with itching, swelling or rashes on later exposure.
Carcinogenicity: No data available.
First Aid: Eye Contact: Flush eyes with clean water for at least 20 minutes while gently holding eyelids open, lifting upper and lower lids.

Skin Contact: Immediately remove contaminated clothing and excess contaminant. Flush with water for at least 15 minutes. Wash thoroughly with soap and water. Consult a physician if irritation develops.

Inhalation: If inhaled, remove from area to fresh air. Get medical attention if respiratory irritation develops or if breathing becomes difficult

Ingestion: If swallowed, give at least 3-4 glasses of water, but do not induce vomiting. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious or convulsing person. Get medical attention

Notes to Physician: Highly injurious to all tissues, similar to that of ammonia or ammonia gas. Chemical pneumonitis, pulmonary edema, laryngeal edema and delayed scarring of the airway or othere affected tissues may occur following overexposure. Give supportive treatment similar to thermal burns.
Health Rating: 2*
Flammability Rating: 2
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: 2008-10-06
Handling: Avoid breathing vapors or mists. Avoid contact with the skin and the eyes. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after using and particularly before eating, drinking, smoking, applying cosmetics or using toilet facilities. Launder contaminated clothing and protective gear before reuse. Discard contaminated leather articles. Handle mixed resin and hardener in accordance with the potential hazard of the curing agent used. Provide appropriate ventilation/respiratory protection against decomposition products during welding/flame cutting operations and to protect against dust during sanding/grinding of cured product. DO NOT mix with sodium nitrite or other nitrosating agents as cancer-causing nitrosamines could be formed.Store in a cool, dry area. Store away from heat. Do not store in reactive metal containers. Keep away from acids and oxidizers.
Disposal: Disposal should be made in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Trade secret or proprietary formula000000-02-1(hardener)
Triethanolamine000102-71-61.0-10.0 (hardener)
Aminoethylpiperazine000140-31-85.0-15.0 (hardener)
Quartz014808-60-7<1 (resin)
Bisphenol A, epichlorohydrin polymer (epoxy)025068-38-640.0-70.0 (resin)
Oxirane, 2,2'-((1-methylethylidene)bis(4,1-phenyleneoxy(1-(butoxymethyl)-2,1-ethanediyl)oxymethylene))bis-071033-08-45.0-15.0 (resin)
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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