Waterborne Paint Safety Data

Waterborne Paint

Provided below is all the current safety data we have on our waterborne paint product. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to download the pdf for reference!


Product identifier - Waterborne Paint
Synonyms - Road Marking Paint, Traffic Marking Paint
Recommended use - Traffic Marking
Recommended restrictions - None known
General Assistance - 334-213-2995
E-Mail - [email protected]
Contact Person - Derron Henderson
Emergency Telephone - 770-355-4477

Hazard(s) Identification

Physical Hazards 

None Known

Health Hazards  

Acute toxicity, oral - Category 4
Acute toxicity, dermal - Category 3
Acute toxicity, inhalation - Category 3
Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 2A
Germ cell mutagenicity - Category 2
Carcinogenicity - Category 1A
Specific target organ toxicity, single exposure (lungs, liver, kidney,
central nervous system) - Category 1
Specific target organ toxicity, repeated exposure (lungs) - Category 1


Skull and CrossbonesHealth Hazard

Signal word - Danger

Hazard statement - Harmful if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin or if inhaled. Causes serious eye irritation. Suspected of causing genetic defects. May cause cancer. Causes damage to lungs, liver, kidney, central nervous system. Causes damage to lungs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Precautionary statement Prevention - Wash skin thoroughly after handling. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.

Response IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or physician. Rinse mouth. IF ON SKIN: wash with plenty of soap and water. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Take off immediately all contaminated clothing & wash it before reuse. IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air & keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present & easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention. If exposed or concerned: Call a POISON CENTER or physician.

Storage - Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.

Disposal - Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Hazard(s) not otherwise classified (HNOC) - Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.

Composition/information on ingredients


Chemical name CAS number  %
Calcium carbonate  1317-65-3  0-65
Titanium dioxide 13463-67-7 0-10
Methanol 67-56-1 0-7
Carbon Black 1333-86-4 0-4
Propylene Glycol 57-55-6 0-4
Quartz 14808-60-7 .07-.03

The criteria for listing components in the composition are as follows: Carcinogens are listed when present at 0.1% or greater;
components which are otherwise hazardous according to OSHA are listed when present at 1.0% or greater. Non-hazardous components
may be listed at 3.0% or greater if not proprietary in nature. This is not intended to be complete compositional disclosure. Refer to
section 15 for applicable states right-to-know and other regulatory information.

First-aid measures

Inhalation - Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. If symptoms persist, call a physician.
Skin contact - Wash off immediately with plenty of water. Remove & wash contaminated clothing before reuse. If symptoms persist, call a physician.
Eye contact - Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. If symptoms persist, call a physician.
Ingestion - Do NOT induce vomiting. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Drink plenty of water. If symptoms persist, call a physician.
Most important symptoms/effects, acute & delayed -  Respiratory and lungs disorders. Skin disorders. Liver disorders. Kidney disorders. Central nervous system problem depression.
Indication of immediate medical attention & special treatment needed - In case of shortness of breath, give oxygen. Keep victim warm. Keep victim under observation. Symptoms may be delayed.
General information - If exposed or concerned: get medical attention/advice. Ensure that medical personnel are aware of the material(s) involved, and take precautions to protect themselves. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance. Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media - Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.
Unsuitable extinguishing media - Do not use water jet as an extinguisher, as this will spread the fire..
Specific hazards arising from the chemical - Combustion products may include and are not limited to Carbon oxides (COx), Nitrogen oxides (NOx).
Special protective equipment and precautions for firefighters - As in any fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent) and full protective gear.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment
and emergency procedures - Use personal protective equipment. Ensure adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. 

Environmental Precautions - Prevent product from entering drains. Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.

Methods and materials for containment
and cleaning up - Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Use personal protective equipment. Dike far ahead of liquid spill for later disposal. Soak up with inert absorbent material. Clean up promptly by sweeping or vacuum. Keep in suitable and closed containers for disposal.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling - Ensure adequate ventilation. Avoid breathing vapors or mists. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-use. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
Conditions for safe storage, including
any incompatibilities - Keep container tightly closed. Keep in properly labeled containers. Keep out of the reach of children.

Exposure controls/personal protection

Occupational exposure limits

US. OSHA Specifically Regulated Substances (29 CFR 1910.1001-1050)

Components   Type Value
Calcium carbonate (CAS#1317-65-3) PEL(TWA) 15 mg/m3 (total dust), 5 mg/m3 (respirable)
Titanium dioxide (CAS#13463-67-7) PEL(TWA) 15 mg/m3
Methanol PEL(TWA) 260 mg/m3
Carbon black (CAS#1333-86-4) PEL(TWA) 3.5 mg/m3
Quartz (CAS#14808-60-7)  PEL(TWA) 0.1 mg/m3 (vacated)

US. OSHA Table Z-1 Limits for Air Contaminants (29 CFR 1910.1000)

Components   Type Value
Calcium carbonate (CAS#1317-65-3) 8-hour TWA 15 mg/m3 (total dust), 5 mg/m3
Titanium dioxide (CAS#13463-67-7) 8-hour TWA 15 mg/m3 (total dust)
Methanol (CAS# 67-56-1)  8-hour TWA 260 mg/m3
Carbon black (CAS#1333-86-4) 8-hour TWA 3.5 mg/m3

US. OSHA Table Z-2 (29 CFR 1910.1000)
None of the components in this product is listed.

US. OSHA Table Z-3 Mineral dusts (29 CFR 1910.1000)


Components  Type  Value
Quartz (CAS#14808-60-7)  TWA TWA 10 mg/m3 (respirable)
30 mg/m3 (Total dust)

US. ACGIH Threshold Limit Values

Components Type Value
Titanium dioxide (CAS#13463-67-7) TLV(TWA)  10 mg/m3
(total dust)
Methanol (CAS# 67-56-1)  TLV(STEL)  250 ppm
Carbon black (CAS#1333-86-4) TLV(TWA)  3 mg/m3
Quartz (CAS#14808-60-7)  TLV(TWA)  0.025 mg/m3 (respirable)


US. NIOSH: Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

Components Type Value
Calcium carbonate (CAS#1317-65-3) REL(TWA) 10 mg/m3
(total dust), 5 mg/m3
Methanol (CAS# 67-56-1) REL(TWA) 260 mg/m3
Carbon black (CAS#1333-86-4) REL(TWA) 3.5 mg/m3
Quartz (CAS#14808-60-7) REL(TWA) Ca 0.05 mg/m3

Appropriate engineering controls - Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be equipped with an eyewash facility and safety shower. Use adequate general or local explosion-proof ventilation to keep airborne levels to acceptable levels.
Individual protection measures, such as personal protective equipment

Eye/face protection - Wear protective eyewear (safety glasses).

Skin protection

Hand protection - Impervious clothing. Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good work hygiene practices.

Other - Wear heat-resistant protective clothing & gloves when handling molten plastic. Always carry first aid kit, water & ice during application.

Respiratory protection If exposure limits are exceeded or irritation is experienced, NIOSH/MSHA approved respiratory protection should be worn. Positive-pressure supplied air respirators may be required for high airborne contaminant concentrations. Respiratory protection must be provided in accordance with current local regulations.
Thermal hazards - Wear appropriate thermal protective clothing, when necessary.
General hygiene considerations - Provide regular cleaning of equipment, work area and clothing. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product. Keep away from food, drink and animal feeding stuffs.

Physical and chemical properties


Physical state - Emulsion

Form - Liquid

Color - White, Yellow, Black, Blue, Green, Red

Odor - Slight, Ammonia
Odor threshold - Not Available
pH - Not Available
Melting point/freezing point - Not Available
Initial boiling point and boiling range - Not Available
Flashpoint - > 201°F (>93.8°C)
Evaporation rate - Not Available
Flammability (solid, gas) - Not flammable

Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits

Flammability limit – lower (%) Not Available

Flammability limit – upper (%) Not Available

Explosive limit - lower (%) Not Available

Explosive limit - upper (%) Not Available

Vapor pressure - Not Available
Vapor density - Not Available
Relative density (specific gravity) - 1.55 - 1.75
Solubility (water) - Insoluble
Partition coefficient (n-octanol/water) - Not Available
Auto-ignition temperature - Not Available
Decomposition temperature - Not Available
Viscosity - Not Available

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity - Not Available.
Chemical stability - Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Possibility of hazardous reactions - Hazardous polymerization does not occur.
Conditions to avoid - None known based on information supplied.
Incompatible materials - Acids, strong oxidizing agents.
Hazardous Decomposition Products - Carbon oxides. Nitrogen oxides (NOx)

Toxicological information

Information on likely routes of exposure

Ingestion - Harmful if swallowed. May cause blindness if swallowed. May cause additional affects as listed under "Inhalation".

Inhalation - Toxic if inhaled. May cause central nervous system depression with nausea, headache, dizziness, vomiting, and in-coordination. Sanding and grinding dust may be harmful if inhaled.

Skin contact - Toxic in contact with skin. May cause irritation.

Eye contact - Causes serious eye irritation.

Symptoms related to the physical,
chemical & toxicological characteristics - Respiratory and lungs disorders. Skin disorders. Liver disorders. Kidney disorders. Central nervous system depression.
Delayed & immediate effects & chronic effects from short-& long-term exposure - Inhalation exposure to respirable levels of crystalline silica may cause respiratory impairment and lung damage. Crystalline silica (quartz) has been classified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) as a known human carcinogen (Group 1). Inhalation, ingestion, or skin absorption of methanol can cause blindness.
Numerical measures of toxicity

Components Test Species Test Results
Titanium dioxide (CAS# 13463-67-7)

 Oral LD50

Inhalation LC50



> 5000 mg/kg 

>3.43 mg/l

 Methanol (CAS#67-56-1)

Oral LD50

Dermal LD50

Inhalation LC50




>3.43 mg/l 

1000 mg/kg

10 mg/l

Propylene Glycol (CAS#57-55-6)

Oral LD50


22000 mg/kg

Skin corrosion/irritation - No data available.
Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Causes serious eye irritation

Respiratory or skin sensitization

Respiratory sensitization - No data available.

Skin sensitization - No data available.

Germ cell mutagenicity - Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Carcinogenicity - May cause cancer.

IARC Monographs. Overall Evaluation of Carcinogenicity

Titanium dioxide (CAS#13463-67-7) - Group 2B “Possibly Carcinogenic to Humans”.
Carbon Black (CAS#1333-86-4) - Group 2B “Possibly Carcinogenic to Humans”.
Quartz (CAS# 14808-60-7) - Group 1 " Carcinogenic to Humans".

NTP Report on Carcinogens
Titanium dioxide (CAS#13463-67-7) - Not Listed
Carbon Black (CAS#1333-86-4) - Not Listed
Quartz (CAS# 14808-60-7) - Known “Known to be a Human Carcinogen”.

US. OSHA Specifically Regulated Substances (29 CFR 1910.1001-1050) - None of the components in this product is listed.
Reproductive toxicity - No data available.
Specific target organ toxicity – single exposure - Causes damage to lungs, liver, kidney, central nervous system.
Specific target organ toxicity – repeated exposure - Causes damage to lungs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Aspiration hazard - No data available.

Ecological information

Numerical measures of toxicity Test Species Test Results
Titanium dioxide (CAS# 13463-67-7) Crustacea EC50  Water flea (Daphnia magna ) >100 mg/l, 48 Hours
Methanol (CAS#67-56-1)  Fish EC50 Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus)  12700 mg/l, 96 Hours
Propylene Glycol (CAS#57-55-6) Crustacea LC50 Shrimp (Mysidopsis bahia) 18800 mg/l, 96 Hours
Persistence and degradability Not available    
Bioaccumulative potential  Not available    
Mobility in soil  Not available    
Other adverse effects Not available    


Disposal considerations

Disposal instructions - This material, as supplied, is not a hazardous waste according to Federal regulations (40 CFR 261). This material could become a hazardous waste if it is mixed with or otherwise comes in contact with a hazardous waste, if chemical additions are made to this material, or if the material is processed or otherwise altered. Consult 40 CFR 261 to determine whether the altered material is a hazardous waste. Consult the appropriate state, regional, or local regulations for additional requirements.
Hazardous waste code

US RCRA Hazardous Waste F List : Reference  Methyl alcohol (CAS 67-56-1)  F039
US RCRA Hazardous Waste U List : Reference  Methyl alcohol (CAS 67-56-1) U154

Contaminated packaging - Do not re-use empty containers.


Transport information

In Accordance with DOT  Not regulated for transport.
In Accordance with IMDG Not regulated for transport.
In Accordance with IATA Not regulated for transport.


Regulatory information

US federal regulations - This product is a “Hazardous Chemical” as defined by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1200. All components are on the U.S. EPA TSCA Inventory List.
TSCA Section 12(b) Export Notification (40 CFR 707, Subpt. D)
None of the components in this product is regulated.
US. OSHA Specifically Regulated Substances (29 CFR 1910.1001-1050)

Calcium carbonate (CAS#1317-65-3)

Titanium dioxide (CAS#13463-67-7)

Methanol (CAS#67-56-1)

Carbon black (CAS#1333-86-4)

Quartz (CAS#14808-60-7)

CERCLA Hazardous Substance List (40 CFR 302.4) 

Methanol (CAS 67-56-1) Listed.

Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA)

Hazard categories

Immediate Hazard - Yes

Delayed Hazard - Yes

Fire Hazard - Yes

Pressure Hazard - No

Reactivity Hazard - No

SARA 302 Extremely hazardous substance - None of the components in this product are listed.
SARA 311/312 Hazardous chemical - Yes
SARA 313 (TRI reporting) 

Chemical Name  CAS number % by wt.
Methanol  67-56-1  0-7

Other federal regulations

Clean Air Act (CAA) Section 112 Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) List
Methanol (CAS 67-56-1)
Clean Air Act (CAA) Section 112(r) Accidental Release Prevention (40 CFR 68.130)
Not listed.
Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)
Not listed.

US State regulations - WARNING: This product contains chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer.

US. Massachusetts RTK – Substance List

Calcium carbonate (CAS#1317-65-3)
Titanium dioxide (CAS#13463-67-7)
Methanol (CAS#67-56-1)
Carbon black (CAS#1333-86-4)
Propylene Glycol (CAS#57-55-6)
Quartz (CAS#14808-60-7)

US. New Jersey Worker and Community Right-to-Know Act

Calcium carbonate (CAS 1317-65-3)
Titanium dioxide (CAS#13463-67-7)
Methanol (CAS 67-56-1)
Carbon black (CAS#1333-86-4)
Propylene Glycol (CAS 57-55-6)
Quartz (CAS#14808-60-7)

US. Pennsylvania Worker and Community Right-to-Know Law

Calcium carbonate (CAS 1317-65-3)
Titanium dioxide (CAS#13463-67-7)
Methanol (CAS 67-56-1)
Carbon black (CAS#1333-86-4)
Propylene Glycol (CAS 57-55-6)
Quartz (CAS#14808-60-7)

US. California Proposition 65

US - California Proposition 65 - Carcinogens & Reproductive Toxicity (CRT): Substance List
Carbon black (CAS #1333-86-4)
Quartz (CAS #14808-60-7)

Canada regulations

This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the Controlled Products Regulations (CPR).

WHMIS classification

D1B Materials Causing Immediate and Serious Toxic Effects D2A Materials Causing Other Toxic Effects D2B Materials Causing Other Toxic Effects

International Inventories

Country(s) or region Inventory name On inventory (yes/no)*
Australia Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS) No
Canada Domestic Substances List (DSL) No
Canada Non- Domestic Substances List (NDSL) No
China  Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances in China (IECSC) Yes
Europe European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS) No
Europe European List of Notified Chemical Substances (ELINCS) No
Japan Inventory of Existing and New Chemical Substances (ENCS) Yes
Korea  Existing Chemical List (ECL) Yes
New Zealand New Zealand Inventory Yes
Philippines Philippine Inventory of Chemicals & Chemical Substances (PICCS) Yes
United States & Puerto Rico United States & Puerto Rico Yes

*A “Yes” indicates this product complies with the inventory requirements administered by the governing country(s).
A “No” indicates that one or more components of the product are not listed or exempt from listing on the inventory administered by the
governing country(s).

Other information, including date of preparation or last revision 

Issue Date 09-23-2013
Revision date 07-23-2015
Version #  1

NFPA Ratings

Waterborne Paint - NFPA Ratings


ACGIH: Documentation of the Threshold Limit Values and Biological Exposure indices
ECHA: European Chemicals Agency
HSDB: Hazardous Substances Data Bank
IARC: International Agency for Research on Cancer
NIOSH: The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NTP: National Toxicology Program
NLM: Hazardous Substances Data Base
OECD : Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
OSHA: Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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