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Product Name: Devcon Multi-Purpose Contact Cement Tube
Form: liquid
Product Category: Arts & Crafts » contact cement » Adhesive
Home maintenance » contact cement » Adhesive
Home Office » contact cement » Adhesive
Inside the Home » contact cement » 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: 6106
Telephone Number: 877-376-2839
Toll Free Number: 877-376-2839
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?) (Complete (M)SDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings: DANGER!. Extremely Flammable. Eye, skin and respiratory irritant. May cause central nervous system effects. Based on animal studies, potential reproductive effects.
Acute Health Effects: Hazards Identification

From MSDS:

Emergency Overview

DANGER!. Extremely Flammable. Eye, skin and respiratory irritant. May cause central nervous system effects. Based on animal studies, potential reproductive effects.

Potential health effects

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

Symptoms of acute overexposure

Skin contact: May be absorbed through skin in harmful amounts. Has a drying effect; may irritate.

Eye contact: Irritant

Inhalation: Causes irritation of the mouth,nose,and throat. Central Nervous System Depression: signs/symptoms can include headache, dizziness, drowsiness, incoordination, slowed reaction time, slurred speech, giddiness and unconsciousness.

Ingestion: May cause gastric distress (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea). Aspiration (breathing) of vomitus into lungs may result in pneumonitis.

Medical Conditions Recognized as Being Aggravated by Exposure: Preexisting pulmonary and dermatological disorders.

Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:

May cause dermatitis. Overexposure to methyl ethyl ketone and n-hexane may cause peripheral nerve damage (that of arms and legs) and result in muscular weakness and loss of sensation. Long term overexposure to solvents have been associated wit
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


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: 3
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: 2008-08-25
Handling: Extremely flammable!. 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. Wear appropriate personal protective equipment.

Keep in cool and dark place. Avoid direct sunlight. Store away from heat, sparks or open flame. Do not store at temperatures above 120 degrees F. 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
Methyl ethyl ketone000078-93-330.0-60.0
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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