Material Safety Data Sheet

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1. Chemical Product and Company Identification

 
     DESCRIPTION:     ELMER'S ALL-PURPOSE GLUE STICK
     PRODUCT TYPE:    SYNTHETIC POLYMER MIXTURE
     APPLICATION:     FOR PRODUCT CODES SEE SECTION 16

         Manufacturer/Supplier Information

 
     MSDS Prepared by:
     Elmer's Products, Inc.                           Emergency Phone Number
     460 Polaris Parkway                              Poison Control Center
     Westerville, OH  43082                           1-888-516-2502
     For additional health, safety or regulatory information, call 1-888-435-6377.
     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 solid
     Odor                                Slight bland
     CAUTION!
     Not a significant fire hazard.
     May cause irritation of nose, throat and lungs if allowed to become
      airborne.
     May cause eye irritation

         HMIS Rating

 
           HEALTH = 1 (slight)
     FLAMMABILITY = 0 (minimal)
       REACTIVITY = 0 (minimal)

3.2 Potential Health Effects

 

         Immediate Hazards

 
     INGESTION:   Not expected to be harmful under normal conditions of
                  use.
     INHALATION:  Not expected to be harmful under normal conditions of
                  use.  However, if allowed to become airborne, may cause
                  irritation of nose, throat and lungs.
     SKIN:        May cause irritation on prolonged or repeated contact.
     EYES:        May cause irritation on prolonged or repeated contact.
     

         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.
     INHALATION:  Remove to fresh air.
     SKIN:         In case of irritation, flush with water.
     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.  Always use appropriate Personal Protective Equipment
     (PPE).
     INHALATION:  Avoid prolonged or repeated breathing of dust or
     vapor.
     SKIN:  Avoid prolonged or repeated contact with skin and clothing.
     EYES:  Avoid prolonged or repeated contact with eyes.

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

 
     If airborne contaminants are generated when the material is heated or
     handled, sufficient ventilation in volume and air flow patterns should
     be provided to keep air contaminant concentration levels below
     acceptable criteria.

8.2 Personal Protection

 
     Where air contaminants can exceed acceptable criteria, use NIOSH/MSHA
     approved respiratory protection equipment.  Respirators should be
     selected based on the form and concentration of contaminants in air
     in accordance with OSHA laws and regulations or other applicable
     standards or guidelines, including ANSI standards regarding
     respiratory protection.  Use goggles if contact is likely.  Wear
     impervious gloves as required to prevent skin contact.

8.3 Exposure Guidelines

 
     None established

9. Physical and Chemical Properties

 
     Percent Volatiles                   59
     pH @ 25 C                           10
     Specific Gravity                    1.0
     Appearance                          White solid
     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                                Slight bland
     Odor Threshold, ppm                 Not available
     Solubility in Water                 Dispersible

10. Stability and Reactivity

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

         Incompatibilities:

 
     Oxidizers, acids or bases.

         Decomposition products may include:

 
     Oxides of carbon and nitrogen.

         Hazardous polymerization:

 
     Will not occur.

         Other Hazards:

 
     None known to company.

11. Toxicological Information

 
     See Section 3 Hazards Identification information.

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

 
     AP (Non-Toxic):  Products bearing the AP 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 AP
     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.
     MSDS covers items:
     U.S.:     E501, E510, E511, E512, E515, E516, E517, E521, E542, E553, 
               E556, E1522, E1530, E3202, E5006, E5019, E5020, E64512
     Canada:   60200, 60201, 60202, 60591, 60592, 60593, 60594, 60596, 
               60598, 60601TR, 61576, 65004, E1530CA

         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: 22-FEB-12
                                                 PREVIOUS ISSUE: 12-JAN-12