LOCTITE CORPORATION                                                    07/02/97
                          ROCKY HILL, CONNECTICUT 06067
                          EMERGENCY PHONE: (860) 571-5100

                          MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET              Page 01 of 05

RC(TM) 609 Retaining Compound Fast Curing
60921

 1.  CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Product Name:              RC(TM) 609 Retaining Compound Fast Curing
Item No.:                  60921
Product Type:              Anaerobic

 2.  COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS


Ingredients                      CAS No.               %

Polyglycol dimethacrylate        25852-47-5          65-70
Hydroxyalkyl methacrylate        868-77-9            15-20
Coumarone-indene resin           63393-89-5           5-10
Poly(ethyl methacrylate)         9003-42-3            3-5
CUMENE HYDROPEROXIDE*            80-15-9              1-3
SACCHARIN                        81-07-2              1-3
N,N-Dialkyltoluidines            613-48-9            0.1-1

* This component is listed as a SARA Section 313 Toxic Chemical.


   Ingredients which have  exposure limits

Exposure Limits (TWA)           ACGIH           OSHA            OTHER
Ingredients                     (TLV)           (PEL)

Hydroxyalkyl methacrylate       None            None            3 ppm ceiling
Coumarone-indene resin          10 mg/m3        15 mg/m3 dust   None
                                                5 mg/m3 resp.

Exposure Limits (STEL)          ACGIH           OSHA
Ingredients                     (TLV)           (PEL)


 3.  HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Toxicity:                  Severe eye irritant. Moderate skin irritant.
                           Possible inhalation irritant. May be harmful if
                           swallowed. May cause kidney or liver damage.
Primary Routes of Entry:   Eye, skin, inhalation, ingestion.
Signs and symptoms
 of Exposure:              May cause severe dermatitis on prolonged contact
                           in sensitive individuals.
Existing Conditions
 Aggravated by Exposure:   None known










 
LOCTITE CORPORATION                                                    07/02/97
                          ROCKY HILL, CONNECTICUT 06067
                          EMERGENCY PHONE: (860) 571-5100

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Product Name:              RC(TM) 609 Retaining Compound Fast Curing
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 3.  HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION                                         (continued)

                        Literature Referenced                   Carcinogen
Ingredients             Target Organ and Other Health Effects   NTP IARC OSHA

Polyglycol dimethacrylate       ALG IRR                         NO  NO   NO
Hydroxyalkyl methacrylate       ALG IRR                         NO  NO   NO
Coumarone-indene resin          No Data                         NO  NO   NO
Poly(ethyl methacrylate)        IRR                             NO  NO   NO
CUMENE HYDROPEROXIDE            ALG CNS COR IRR MUT             NO  NO   NO
SACCHARIN                       No Data                         YES 2B   NO
N,N-Dialkyltoluidines           No Data                         NO  NO   NO
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Abbreviations

2B  Possibly carcinogenic to humans     ALG Allergen
CNS Central nervous system              COR Corrosive
IRR Irritant                            MUT Mutagen



 4.  FIRST AID MEASURES

Ingestion:                 Do not induce vomiting.  Keep individual calm.
                           Obtain medical attention
Inhalation:                Does not apply
Skin Contact:              Wash with soap and water.
Eye Contact:               Flush at least 15 minutes with water.  Obtain
                           medical attention.

 5.  FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

Flash Point:               More than 200F        Method:  Tag Closed Cup
Recommended
 Extinguishing Agents:     Carbon dioxide, foam, dry chemical
Hazardous Products formed
 by Fire or Thermal Decomp Irritating organic vapors
Unusual Fire or
 Explosion  Hazards:       None

 Explosive Limits:
(% by volume in air)Lower  Not available
(% by volume in air)Upper  Not available

 6.  ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Steps to be taken in case
  of spill or leak:        Soak up in an inert absorbent.  Store in a partly
                           filled, closed container until disposal.






 
LOCTITE CORPORATION                                                    07/02/97
                          ROCKY HILL, CONNECTICUT 06067
                          EMERGENCY PHONE: (860) 571-5100

                          MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET              Page 03 of 05

Product Name:              RC(TM) 609 Retaining Compound Fast Curing
Item No.:                  60921

 7.  HANDLING AND STORAGE

Safe Storage:              Store below 100F
(Contact Loctite Customer  Service 1-800-243-4874 for shelf Life information)
Handling:                  Avoid prolonged skin contact. Keep away from eyes.

 8.  EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION

Eyes:                      Safety glasses or goggles.
Skin:                      Rubber or plastic gloves.
Ventilation:               Does not apply

                           See Section 2 for Exposure Limits.

 9.  PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Appearance:                Green liquid
Odor:                      Mild
Boiling Point:             More than 300F
pH:                        Does not apply
Solubility in Water:       Slight
Specific Gravity           1.1 at 80F
Volatile Organic Compound
 (EPA Method 24)           34.0%;  374 grams per liter
Vapor Pressure:            Less than 5mm at 80F
Vapor Density:             Not available
Evaporation Rate
 (Ether = 1)               Not available

10.  STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Stability:                 Stable
Hazardous Polymerization:  Will not occur
Incompatibility:           None
Conditions to Avoid:       Not available
Hazardous Decomposition
 Products (non-thermal):   None

11.  TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

                           Estimated oral LD50 more than 5000 mg/kg.
                           Estimated dermal LD50 more than 2000 mg/kg.

12.  ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

                           No data available










 
LOCTITE CORPORATION                                                    07/02/97
                          ROCKY HILL, CONNECTICUT 06067
                          EMERGENCY PHONE: (860) 571-5100

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Product Name:              RC(TM) 609 Retaining Compound Fast Curing
Item No.:                  60921

13.  DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Recommended methods of
 disposal:                 Incinerate following EPA and local regulations.
EPA Hazardous Waste
 Number                    NH - Not a RCRA Hazardous Waste Material

14.  TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

DOT (49 CFR 172)
 Domestic Ground Transport
   Proper Shipping Name:   Unrestricted
   Hazard Class or
     Division:             Unrestricted
   Identification Number:  None
   Marine Pollutant:       None
IATA
   Proper Shipping Name:   Unrestricted
   Class or Division:      Unrestricted
   UN or ID Number:        None

15.  REGULATORY INFORMATION

CA Proposition 65:         WARNING: This product contains chemicals known to
                                    the State of California to cause cancer
                                    and birth defects or other reproductive
                                    harm.
                                    Less than 1 ppm ethylene oxide
                                    (ppb levels of Arsenic, Cd, Pb, Ni),

                           This product contains Saccharin.  No Prop65 hazard
                           warning is necessary if this product is used as
                           reasonably anticipated.

16.  OTHER INFORMATION

Estimated NFPA(R) Code:
   Health Hazard:          2
   Fire Hazard:            1
   Reactivity Hazard:      1
   Specific Hazard:        Does not apply

Estimated HMIS(R) Code:
   Health Hazard:          2
   Flammability Hazard:    1
   Reactivity Hazards:     1
   Personal Protection:    See Section 8.

     NFPA is a registered  trademark of the National Fire Protection Assn.
     HMIS is a registered  trademark of the National Paint and Coatings Assn.






 
LOCTITE CORPORATION                                                    07/02/97
                          ROCKY HILL, CONNECTICUT 06067
                          EMERGENCY PHONE: (860) 571-5100

                          MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET              Page 05 of 05

Product Name:              RC(TM) 609 Retaining Compound Fast Curing
Item No.:                  60921

16.  OTHER INFORMATION                                              (continued)

Prepared By:               Stephen Repetto
Title:                     Research Chemist, Health and Safety
Company:                   Loctite Corp., 1001 Tr Br Cr, Rocky Hill CT 06067
(24hr.) Phone:             (860) 571-5100
Revision Date:             January 22, 1996              Revision: 0026