Material Safety Data Sheet


1. Chemical Product and Company Identification

 
 DESCRIPTION: ELMER'S WASHABLE SCHOOL PASTE
 PRODUCT TYPE: STARCH PASTE ADHESIVE
 APPLICATION: E-505, E-502, E-503, E-504

         Manufacturer/Supplier Information

 
 MSDS Prepared by:
 Elmer's Products, Inc. Emergency Phone Number
 1 Easton Oval Poison Control Center
 Columbus, OH 43219 888-516-2502
 For additional health, safety or regulatory information, call 888-435-6377.
 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 paste
 Odor Spearmint 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

 
 Sweep (scoop) up 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 73
 pH @ 25 C 2.5
 Specific Gravity 1.1
 Appearance White paste
 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 Spearmint 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).

         Conditions to Avoid:

 
 Exposure to heat, flame and incompatibles.

         Incompatibilities:

 
 Oxidizers, acids or bases.

         Decomposition products may include:

 
 Oxides of carbon.

         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

 
 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)

 
 Non-Regulated.

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

 
 CP (Non-Toxic): Products bearing the CP Certified
 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). Additionally, products bearing the CP
 Seal meet the specific requirements of material,
 workmanship, working qualities and color described in
 the appropriate product standard issued by ACMI or
 other recognized standards organization.

         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.

 
 CURRENT ISSUE: 21-FEB-06
 PREVIOUS ISSUE: 15-AUG-02