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Product Name: Devcon High Strength Plastic Welder
Form: paste
Product Category: Arts & Crafts » plastic » Adhesive
Home maintenance » plaster » 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!. Flammable. Eye, skin and respiratory irritant. Skin sensitizer. Chronic overexposure may cause liver and kidney effects.
Acute Health Effects: Hazards Identification

From MSDS:

Emergency Overview

WARNING!. Flammable. Eye, skin and respiratory irritant. Skin sensitizer. Chronic overexposure may cause liver and kidney effects.

Potential health effects

Primary Routes of Exposure: Eye. Skin. Inhalation (breathing), skin absorption

Symptoms of acute overexposure

Skin contact: May cause skin sensitization (itching, redness, rashes, hives, burning, swelling). May cause an allergic skin reaction.

Eye contact: Moderate eye irritant (stinging, burning sensation, tearing, redness, swelling) Overexposure may cause lacrimation, conjunctivitis, corneal damage and may cause permanent injury (i.e. blindness)

Inhalation: Central Nervous System Depression: signs/symptoms can include headache, dizziness, drowsiness, incoordination, slowed reaction time, slurred speech, giddiness and unconsciousness. May cause respiratory sensitization with asthma-like symptoms in susceptible individuals.

Ingestion: Causes irritation, a burning sensation of the mouth, throat and gastrointestinal tract and abdominal pain.

Medical Conditions Recognized as Being Aggravated by Exposure: Persons with preexisting respiratory, liver, kidney, eye or skin diseases may be adversely affected.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:

Prolonged exposure may lead to kidney, lung, heart and liver damage.
Carcinogenicity: No data available.
First Aid: Eye Contact: In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and get medical attention if irritation persists.

Skin Contact: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash area with soap and water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.

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

Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Slowly dilute with 1-2 glasses of water or milk and seek medical attention. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Health Rating: 2*
Flammability Rating: 2
Reactivity Rating: 2
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 after handling. Ground container when pouring. Do not use near heat, sparks and open flame. Use non-sparking tools. Provide appropriate ventilation/respiratory protection against decomposition products during welding/flame cutting operations and to protect against dust during sanding/grinding of cured product.Keep in cool and dark place. Avoid direct sunlight. Keep containers closed when not in use. Maintain air space in storage containers.
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(activator)
Carbon tetrachloride000056-23-50.1-1.0 (adhesive)
Methacrylic acid000079-41-41.0-10.0 (adhesive)
Methyl methacrylate monomer (MMA)000080-62-6>70 (activator)
Pyridine, 3,5-diethyl-1,2-dihydro-1-phenyl-2-propyl-034562-31-71.0-10.0 (activator)
Polyethylene, chlorosulfonated068037-39-815.0-30.0 (adhesive)
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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