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Product Information
Product Name: Oatey Purple Primer for PVC, CPVC-Old Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » plumbing » Primer
Home maintenance » primer » Plumbing
Customer Service: 800-321-9532
Date Entered: 2001-05-28
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Manufacturer: Oatey
Hercules Chemical Company
Address: 4700 West 160th Street
City: Cleveland
State: OH
Zip Code: 44135
Telephone Number: 216-267-7100
Fax Number: 216-267-6538
Toll Free Number: 800-321-9532
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-14
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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?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Danger, extremely flammable. Harmful or fatal if swallowed. Vapor harmful. Eye and skin irritant. May be absorbed through skin. Vapor may cause flash fires. Keep away from children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:ENTRY ROUTE: INHALE - YES; INGEST - YES; SKIN - YES; EYE - YES INHALATION: May cause irritation of mucous membranes, nose & throat, headache, dizziness, nausea, numbness of the extremities and narcosis in high concentrations. Has caused CNS depression & liver damage in animals, & high concentrations have caused retardation of fetal development in rats. TETRAHYDROFURAN WARNING: The National Toxicology Program has reported that exposure of mice and rats to Tetrahydrofuran (THF) vapor levels up to 1800 ppm 6 hr/day, 5 days/week for their lifetime caused an increased incidence of kidney tumors in male rats and liver tumors in female mice. The significance of these findings for human health are unclear at this time, and may be related to species specific effects. Elevated incidences of tumors in humans have not been reported for THF. THF is not listed as a carcinogen by NTP
Health Rating: N
Flammability Rating: N
Reactivity Rating: N
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2008-04-16
Handling: Keep away from heat, sparks and flames; store in cool, dry place. Containers, even empties will retain residue and vapors.
Disposal: Dispose of according to local, state, and Federal regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Methyl ethyl ketone000078-93-370-80
D&C Violet # 2000081-48-1<1
Red dye004477-79-6<1
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