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Product Information
Product Name: Americas Finest Interior Latex Semi Gloss, Off White
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » interior, acrylic/latex » Paint
Customer Service: 800-454-3336
Date Entered: 2001-06-25
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Manufacturer: Glidden Co., The
Div., Akzo Nobel
Address: 15885 West Sprague Road
City: Strongsville
State: OH
Zip Code: 44136
Telephone Number: 800-356-6346
Fax Number: 440-297-7365
Toll Free Number: 800-454-3336
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?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Causes eye, skin and respiratory tract irritation. Harmful if swallowed. When tinted, contains ethylene glycol which can cause severe kidney damage when ingested and has been shown to cause birth defects in laboratory animals. Overexposure may cause liver, kidney damage. Use only with adequate ventilation. Keep out of the reach of children. This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer. If sanding is done, wear a dust mask to avoid breathing of sanding dust. Do not breathe vapors or spray mist. If you experience eye watering, headaches or dizziness, leave the area. If properly used, a respirator may offer additional protection. Obtain professional advice before using. Close container after each use.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Primary route(s) of exposure: Inhalation, skin contact, eye contact, ingestion.
Effects of overexposure:
INHALATION: Irritation of respiratory tract. Prolonged inhalation may lead to mucous membrane irritation, drowsiness, dizziness and/or lightheadedness, headache, nausea, coughing, central nervous system depression, kidney damage.
SKIN CONTACT: Irritation of skin. Prolonged or repeated contact can cause dermatitis, defatting. Possible sensitization to skin. Skin contact may result in dermal absorption of component(s) of this product which may cause headache, nausea, central nervous system depression.
EYE CONTACT: Irritation of eyes. Prolonged or repeated contact can cause conjunctivitis, tearing of eyes, redness of eyes.
INGESTION: Ingestion may cause mouth and throat irritation, dizziness and/or lightheadedness, headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, gastro-intestinal disturbances, severe abdominal pain, apathy, central nervous system depression, respiratory problems, intoxication, kidney damage, pulmonary edema, loss of consciousness, acute poisoning, respiratory failure, cardiac failure, brain damage.
Medical conditions aggravated by exposure: Eye, skin, respiratory disorders, lung disorders, kidney disorders.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Prolonged or repeated skin contact can cause dermatitis, defatting. Possible sensitization to skin. Prolonged or repeated eye contact can cause conjunctivitis, tearing of eyes, redness of eyes.
REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS: No reproductive effects a
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
First Aid: From MSDS
INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. Restore and support continued breathing. Get emergency medical attention. Have trained person give oxygen if necessary. Get medical help for any breathing difficulty. Remove to fresh air if inhalation causes eye watering, headaches, dizziness, or other discomfort. Get medical attention if discomfort or irritation persists.
SKIN: Flush from skin with water. Then wash thoroughly with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing. Wash contaminated clothing before re-use. If irritation occurs, consult a physician.
EYE: Flush immediately with large amounts of water, especially under lids for at least 15 minutes. If Irritation or other effects persist, obtain medical treatment
INGESTION: If swallowed, obtain medical treatment immediately.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 1
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: 2001-01-30
Handling: From MSDS Handling and storage: Store below 100oF (38oC). Keep away from heat, sparks and open flame. Keep from freezing.Other precautions: Use only with adequate ventilation. Do not take internally. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with skin and eyes, and breathing of vapors. Wash hands thoroughly after handling, especially before eating or smoking. Keep containers tightly closed and upright when not in use.
Disposal: From MSDS Dispose in accordance with all applicable regulations. Avoid discharge to natural waters.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Ethylene glycol000107-21-1
Kaolin clay001332-58-7
Titanium dioxide013463-67-7
Aluminum hydroxide021645-51-2
Vinyl acetate, n-butyl acrylate polymer025067-01-0
Amorphous silica112926-00-8
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