Material Safety Data Sheet


1. Chemical Product and Company Identification

     DESCRIPTION:     ELMER'S GLITTER GLUE
     PRODUCT TYPE:    PVAC BASED ADHESIVE
     APPLICATION:     E495.


  • Manufacturer/Supplier Information
     MSDS Prepared by:
     Elmer's Products, Inc.                           Emergency Phone Number
     1000 Kingsmill Parkway                          Poison Control Center
     Columbus, OH  43229                             1-800-228-5635 ext 22
     For additional health, safety or regulatory information, call 614-225-7695.
     Call 1-800-848-9400 to place an order or request additional MSDSs.


2. Composition, Information on Ingredients

     No hazardous ingredients known to company.


3. Hazards Identification



3.1 Emergency Overview

     Appearance                          White milky liquid
     Odor                                Mild acetic aroma
     Not an immediate health hazard.
     Not a significant fire hazard.


  • HMIS Rating
           HEALTH = 0 (minimal)
     FLAMMABILITY = 0 (minimal)
       REACTIVITY = 0 (minimal)


3.2 Potential Health Effects



  • Immediate Hazards
     INGESTION:   No hazards known to company.
     INHALATION:  No hazards known to company.
     SKIN:        No hazards known to company.
     EYES:        No hazards known to company.


  • Delayed Hazards
     None of the components present in this product at concentrations equal
     to or greater than 0.1% have been listed by NTP, classified by IARC,
     nor regulated by OSHA as a carcinogen.


4. First Aid Measures

     INGESTION:   If accidentally swallowed, dilute by drinking large
                  quantities of water.  Immediately contact poison control
                  center or hospital emergency room for any other
                  additional treatment directions.
     EYES:        Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water.  Call a
                  physician if irritation persists.


5. Fire Fighting Measures

     Autoignition Temperature            Not available
     Upper/Lower Flammable Limits        Not applicable
     Up/Lower Explosive Limits, % by Vol Not applicable
     Flash Point                         Not applicable
     Will not burn unless water has evaporated.  Dried material may
     burn.
     In case of fire, water should be used to keep fire-exposed
     containers cool.


6. Accidental Release Measures

     Soak up with absorbent material and remove to a chemical disposal
     area.  Prevent entry into natural bodies of water.


7. Handling and Storage



7.1 Handling

     Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety
     practices.


7.2 Storage

     Keep from freezing.
     Store in a cool, dry place.
     Keep containers tightly closed.


8. Exposure Controls/Personal Protection



8.1 Exposure Controls

     No special control measures necessary under normal conditions of use.


8.2 Personal Protection

     No special protection necessary.


8.3 Exposure Guidelines

     None established


9. Physical and Chemical Properties

     Percent Volatiles                   56
     pH @ 25 C                           4.7
     Specific Gravity                    1.08
     Appearance                          White milky liquid
     Autoignition Temperature            Not available
     Boiling Point                       100 deg C
     Vapor Density (Air=1)               < 1
     Vapor Pressure, mm Hg @ 20 C        17.5
     Evaporation Rate (Butyl Acetate=1)  < 1
     Upper/Lower Flammable Limits        Not applicable
     Up/Lower Explosive Limits, % by Vol Not applicable
     Flash Point                         Not applicable
     Freezing Point                      0 deg C
     Odor                                Mild acetic aroma
     Odor Threshold, ppm                 Not available
     Solubility in Water                 Dispersible
     Coefficient of Water/Oil Distrib.   Not available


10. Stability and Reactivity

     Normally stable as defined in NFPA 704-12(4-3.1).


  • Incompatibilities:
     Strong acids and alkaline materials.


  • Decomposition products may include:
     CO, CO2.


  • Hazardous polymerization:
     Will not occur.


  • Other Hazards:
     None known to company.


11. Toxicological Information

     INGESTION:    Not toxic orally when tested as described in 16 CFR Part
                   1500.3 (c)(1) and (2).
     INHALATION:   Not toxic by inhalation when tested as described in 16
                   CFR Part 1500.3 (c)(1) and (2).
     SKIN          Not toxic dermally when tested as described in 16 CFR
     ABSORPTION:   Part 1500.3 (c)(1) and (2).
     SKIN:         Not an irritant when tested as described in 16 CFR Part
                   1500.41.
     EYES:         Not an irritant when tested as described in 16 CFR
                   Part 1500.42.


12. Ecological Information

     Not determined.


13. Disposal Considerations

     Recover free liquid.  Absorb residue and dispose of according to
     local, state/provincial, and federal requirements.


14. Transport Information



14.1 U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)

     The data provided in this section is for information only and may not
     be specific to your package size.  You will need to apply the
     appropriate regulations to properly classify your shipment for
     transportation.
     Non-Regulated.


14.2 Canadian Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

     Not determined.


15. Regulatory Information (Selected Regulations)



15.1 U.S. Federal Regulations



  • OSHA Hazard Communication Standard 29CFR1910.1200
     This material is not a "health hazard" or a "physical hazard" as
     determined when reviewed according to the requirements of the
     Occupational Safety and Health Administration 29 CFR Part 1910.1200
     "Hazard Communication" Standard.


  • SARA Title III: Section 311/312
     Does not meet any hazard category


  • SARA Title III Section 313 and 40 CFR Part 372
     This product contains the following toxic chemical(s) subject to the
     reporting requirements of Section 313 of Title III of the Superfund
     Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, and Subpart C-Supplier
     Notification Requirement of 40 CFR Part 372.
     None required per SARA TITLE III SECTION 313.


  • TSCA Section 8(b) Inventory
     All reportable chemical substances are listed on the TSCA Inventory.
     We rely on certifications of compliance from our suppliers for
     chemical substances not manufactured by us.


15.2 Canadian Regulations



  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
     This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard
     criteria of the Controlled Products Regulation (CPR) and the MSDS
     contains all the information required by the CPR.
     Not a controlled product


  • Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA)
     All reportable chemical substances are listed on the Domestic
     Substances List (DSL) or otherwise comply with CEPA new substance
     notification requirements.


  • National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI)
     This product contains the following chemical(s) subject to the
     reporting requirements of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act
     (CEPA) subsection 16(1), National Pollutant Release Inventory.
     None required.


16. Other Information

     AP (Non-Toxic):  Products bearing the AP (Non-Toxic) Product Seal of
     The Art & Creative Materials Institute, Inc. (ACMI) are certified in a
     program of toxicological evaluation by a medical expert to contain no
     materials in sufficient quantities to be toxic or injurious to humans
     or to cause acute or chronic health problems.  This program is
     reviewed by ACMI's Toxicological Advisory Board.  These products are
     certified by ACMI to be labeled in accordance with the chronic hazard
     labeling standard, ASTM D-4236 and Federal Law, P.L. 100-695.  In
     addition, there is no physical hazard as defined within 29 CFR Part
     1910.1200(c).


  • User's Responsibility
     The OSHA Hazard Communication Standard 29CFR 1910.1200 and the Workplace
     Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) require that the information
     contained on these sheets be made available to your workers.  Educate and
     train your workers regarding OSHA and WHMIS precautions.  Instruct your
     workers to handle this product properly.  Consult with appropriate experts
     to guard against hazards associated with use of this product and its
     ingredients.


  • Disclaimer
     SELLER MAKES NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, CONCERNING THE PRODUCT OR THE
     MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS THEREOF FOR ANY PURPOSE, except that the product
     shall conform to contracted specifications, and that the product does not
     infringe any valid United States or Canadian patent.  No claim of any kind
     shall be greater in amount than the purchase price of the quantity of
     product in respect of which damages are claimed.  In no event shall Seller
     be liable for incidental or consequential damages, whether Buyer's claim is
     based on contract, breach of warranty, negligence or otherwise.


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