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Wall Fabric Adhesive MSDS

Material Identification

Product Name: Roman Decorating Products
Chemical Family: Vegetable adhesive
Company Identification
Manufacture/Distributor
Roman Decorating Products
824 State Street
Calumet City, Illinois 60409
Phone Number
Emergency: 1-800-488-6117
Composition/Information on Ingredients
Ingredient Name: Sodium Nitrate
OSHA PEL: 15 mg/M^3
ACGIH TLV: 10 mg/M^3
Max %: 4
CAS Number: 7631-99-4

Physical / Chemical Characteristics
Appearance and Odor: Translucent off-white paste, mild odor
Specific Gravity (water=1): 1.06
Percent Solids by Weight: 22-26
Percent Solids by Volume: 18-19
Solubility in Water: Miscible in all proportions
Boiling Point: 212 F
Vapor Density: Same as water
Vapor Pressure: Same as water
Evaporation Point: Same as water
Melting Point: N/A
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC, less water): 45 gr/l (0.38 lb/gal)
VOC as percent of the product weight: 0.41

Fire and Explosion Hazard Data
Flash Point (methods used): N/A
Extinguishing Methods: N/A
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: N/A
Self contained breathing apparatus should be worn in fighting all fires involving general chemicals.
Unusual fire and explosions hazards: None

Health Hazard Data
Carcinogenicity: NTP: No, IARC: No, OSHA Regulated: No
Overexposure -- Under current OSHA criteria this product is considered non-hazardous (2009)

Emergency First Aid Procedures
Eyes - Flush with water for 15 minutes, seek medical attention
Skin - Wash from skin at first opportunity
Inhalation - No hazardous volatiles
Ingestion - Give water to drink if conscious, seek medical attention. Do not give anything to drink to an unconscious person

Reactivity Data
This product is stable and compatible with all compounds that are compatible with water and water solutions.  Hazardous polymerization does not occur.

Precautions for Safe Handling and Use
Steps to be taken in case the product is released or spilled:
Small spills of 1 - 2 gallons or less may be diluted 50:1 with water and washed down the drain.
Larger spills should be recovered as much as possible and disposed of as non-hazardous liquid waste.
Remaining residues may be flushed away as in 'small spill' procedures. 
Consult Federal, State and Local regulations.
Product residues may pose a slip hazard; personnel should be careful during clean-up

Control Measures
Respiratory protection is not usually required, however any room where this product is used should have good ventilation, i.e., open windows, exhaust fans, etc.  A good, normal precaution is to wear protective gloves and safety glasses.  No other protection equipment is necessary.

Special Precautions
Store at moderate temperatures (50 - 100 F).  Protect from freezing. Keep out of the reach of children.  Keep container closed when not in use.

Supplemental Information
Waste Disposal: this product can be handled as a non-hazardous industrial waste.

Regulatory Information
Workplace Classifications
This product is considered non-hazardous under the OSHA Hazard Communications Standard (29CFR 1910.1200).
This product is not a "controlled product" under the Canadian Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS).
Transportation Classifications:
US DOT Shipping Class: 60
US DOT Description: Adhesive Paste NOI

Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know (SARA Title 3)
Section 311/312 Categorizations (40 CFR 370)
This product is not a hazardous chemical under 29CFR 1910.1200, and therefore is not covered by Title III of SARA.
Section 313 Information (40CFR 372) This product does not contain a chemical which is listed in Section 313 above de minimis concentrations.

CERCLA Information (40CFR 302.4)
Releases of this material to air, land or water are not reportable to the National Response Central under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act or to state and local emergency planning committees under the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act, Title III, Section 304.

RCRA Information
When this product becomes a waste, it is classified as a non-hazardous waste under criteria of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (40CFR 261).

Chemical Control Law Status
All components of this product are listed on the US-EPA Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) Chemical Environmental Protection Act Domestic Substances List (CEPA-DSL).


This information relates to the specific material designated and may not be valid for such material used in combination with any other materials or in any process. Such information is to the best of our knowledge and belief accurate and reliable as of the data compiled. However, no representation, warranty, or guarantee is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. It is the user's responsibility to satisfy himself / herself as to the suitability and completeness of such information for his / her own particular use. We do not accept liability for any loss or damage that may occur form the use of this information.
Responsibility for MSDS :
Roman Decorating Products
824 State St.
Calumet City, Illinois 60409
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