View (M)SDS Section :     1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16



Product Name: PREMIUM PLUS ULTRA® Interior Stain-Blocking Ceiling Paint Ultra Pure White® No. 5558
Product Code: 5558
SDS Manufacturer Number: 5558
Manufacturer Name: BEHR Process Corporation
Address: 3400 W. Segerstrom Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92704
General Phone Number: (714) 545-7101
General Fax Number: (714) 241-1002
Customer Service Phone Number: (800) 854-0133 ext. 2
CHEMTREC: For emergencies in the US, call CHEMTREC: 800-424-9300
Canutec: In Canada, call CANUTEC: (613) 996-6666 (call collect)
SDS Creation Date: February 05, 2014
SDS Revision Date: April 30, 2015
(M)SDS Format:


GHS Pictograms:
Signal Word: Warning.
GHS Class: Eye Irritant, Category 2.
Skin Irritant, Category 2.
Acute Oral Toxicity, Category 4
Hazard Statements: Causes eye and skin irritation.
Harmful if swallowed.
Precautionary Statements: Wear protective clothing, gloves, eye, and face protection.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
Take off contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse.
Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
Collect spillage and avoid release to the environment.
Dispose of unused contents, container, and other contaminated wastes in accordance with local, state, federal, and provincial regulations.
If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes and remove contacts if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing and get medical attention if eye irritation persists.
If on skin: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
If swallowed: Rinse mouth and get medical attention if you feel unwell.
Emergency Overview: Irritant.
Route of Exposure: Eyes. Skin. Inhalation. Ingestion.
Potential Health Effects:
    Eye: Causes eye irritation.
    Skin: Causes skin irritation.
    Inhalation: Prolonged or excessive inhalation may cause respiratory tract irritation.
    Ingestion: Harmful if swallowed. May cause vomiting.
Chronic Health Effects: Prolonged or repeated contact may cause skin irritation.
Signs/Symptoms: Overexposure may cause headaches and dizziness.
Target Organs: Eyes. Skin. Respiratory system. Digestive system.
Aggravation of Pre-Existing Conditions: None generally recognized.


Chemical Name CAS# Ingredient Percent     EC Num. 

Aluminum hydroxide 21645-51-2    1 - 5 by weight    
Amorphous silica 7631-86-9    1 - 5 by weight    
Clay (kaolin) 1332-58-7    1 - 5 by weight    
Nepheline Syenite 37244-96-5    10 - 30 by weight    
Silica, amorphous, precipitated and gel 112926-00-8    1 - 5 by weight    
Silica, crystalline - cristobalite 14464-46-1    0.1 - 1 by weight    
Titanium dioxide 13463-67-7    10 - 30 by weight    
Zinc oxide 1314-13-2    1 - 5 by weight    


Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 to 20 minutes. Ensure adequate flushing of the eyes by separating the eyelids with fingers. Remove contacts if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Get medical attention, if irritation or symptoms of overexposure persists.
Skin Contact: Immediately wash skin with soap and plenty of water.
Get medical attention if irritation develops or persists.
Inhalation: If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration or give oxygen by trained personnel. Seek immediate medical attention.
Ingestion: If swallowed, do NOT induce vomiting. Call a physician or poison control center immediately. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.


Flash Point: None.
Lower Flammable/Explosive Limit: Not applicable.
Upper Flammable/Explosive Limit: Not applicable.
Extinguishing Media: Use alcohol resistant foam, carbon dioxide, dry chemical, or water fog or spray when fighting fires involving this material.
Protective Equipment: As in any fire, wear Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent) and full protective gear.
NFPA Ratings:
NFPA Health: 1
NFPA Flammability: 1
NFPA Reactivity: 0


Personal Precautions: Evacuate area and keep unnecessary and unprotected personnel from entering the spill area. Use proper personal protective equipment as listed in Section 8.
Environmental Precautions: Avoid runoff into storm sewers, ditches, and waterways.
Methods for containment: Contain spills with an inert absorbent material such as soil or sand. Prevent from spreading by covering, diking or other means. Provide ventilation.
Methods for cleanup: Clean up spills immediately observing precautions in the protective equipment section. Place into a suitable container for disposal. Provide ventilation. After removal, flush spill area with soap and water to remove trace residue.


Handling: Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid breathing vapor and contact with eyes, skin and clothing.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry, well ventilated area away from sources of heat, combustible materials, and incompatible substances. Keep container tightly closed when not in use.
Hygiene Practices: Wash thoroughly after handling. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Avoid inhaling vapor or mist.


Engineering Controls: Use appropriate engineering control such as process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to control airborne levels below recommended exposure limits. Good general ventilation should be sufficient to control airborne levels. Where such systems are not effective wear suitable personal protective equipment, which performs satisfactorily and meets OSHA or other recognized standards. Consult with local procedures for selection, training, inspection and maintenance of the personal protective equipment.
Eye/Face Protection: Wear appropriate protective glasses or splash goggles as described by 29 CFR 1910.133, OSHA eye and face protection regulation, or the European standard EN 166.
Skin Protection Description: Chemical-resistant gloves and chemical goggles, face-shield and synthetic apron or coveralls should be used to prevent contact with eyes, skin or clothing.
Respiratory Protection: A NIOSH approved air-purifying respirator with an organic vapor cartridge or canister may be permissible under certain circumstances where airborne concentrations are expected to exceed exposure limits. Protection provided by air purifying respirators is limited. Use a positive pressure air supplied respirator if there is any potential for an uncontrolled release, exposure levels are not known, or any other circumstances where air purifying respirators may not provide adequate protection.
Other Protective: Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be equipped with an eyewash facility and a safety shower.
PPE Pictograms:
Clay (kaolin) :
Guideline ACGIH: TLV-TWA: 2 mg/m3 (E,R)
Guideline OSHA: PEL-TWA: 5 mg/m3 Respirable fraction (R)
PEL-TWA: 15 mg/m3 Total particulate/dust (T)
Silica, amorphous, precipitated and gel :
Guideline OSHA: PEL-TWA: 20 mppcf
Titanium dioxide :
Guideline ACGIH: TLV-TWA: 10 mg/m3
Zinc oxide :
Guideline ACGIH: TLV-STEL: 10 mg/m3 (R)
TLV-TWA: 2 mg/m3 (R)
Guideline OSHA: PEL-TWA: 15 mg/m3 Total particulate/dust (T)
PEL-TWA: 5 mg/m3 Respirable fraction (R)
PEL-TWA: 5 mg/m3


Physical State: Liquid.
Color: White
Odor: Slight.
Odor Threshold: Not applicable.
Boiling Point: >99°F (>37°C)
Melting Point: Not applicable.
Density: 11.86
Solubility: Not applicable.
Vapor Density: Not applicable.
Vapor Pressure: Not applicable.
Evaporation Rate: Not applicable.
pH: 7 - 10
Viscosity: 50-140
Coefficient of Water/Oil Distribution: Not applicable.
Flammability: Not applicable.
Flash Point: None.
VOC Content: Material VOC: 12 gm/L(Includes Water)
Coating VOC.:24 gm/L(Excludes Water)


Chemical Stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Hazardous Polymerization: Not reported.
Conditions to Avoid: Heat, flames, incompatible materials, and freezing or temperatures below 32 deg. F.
Incompatible Materials: Oxidizing agents. Strong acids and alkalis.


Amorphous silica :
Eye: Administration into the eye - Rabbit Standard Draize test: 25 mg/24H [Mild] (RTECS)
Zinc oxide :
Eye: Administration into the eye - Rabbit Standard Draize test: 500 mg/24H [Mild] (RTECS)


Ecotoxicity: No ecotoxicity data was found for the product.
Environmental Fate: No environmental information found for this product.


Waste Disposal: Consult with the US EPA Guidelines listed in 40 CFR Part 261.3 for the classifications of hazardous waste prior to disposal. Furthermore, consult with your state and local waste requirements or guidelines, if applicable, to ensure compliance. Arrange disposal in accordance to the EPA and/or state and local guidelines.


DOT Shipping Name: Not restricted as a dangerous good.
DOT UN Number: Not restricted as a dangerous good.
IATA Shipping Name: Not restricted as a dangerous good.
IATA UN Number: Not restricted as a dangerous good.
Canadian Shipping Name: Not restricted as a dangerous good.
Canadian UN Number: Not restricted as a dangerous good.
IMDG UN NUmber : Not restricted as a dangerous good.
IMDG Shipping Name : Not restricted as a dangerous good.
ADR UN Number: Not restricted as a dangerous good.
ADR Shipping Name : Not restricted as a dangerous good.


Aluminum hydroxide :
TSCA Inventory Status: Listed
Canada DSL: Listed
Amorphous silica :
TSCA Inventory Status: Listed
Canada DSL: Listed
Clay (kaolin) :
TSCA Inventory Status: Listed
Canada DSL: Listed
Nepheline Syenite :
Canada DSL: Listed
Silica, amorphous, precipitated and gel :
Canada DSL: Listed
Silica, crystalline - cristobalite :
TSCA Inventory Status: Listed
Canada DSL: Listed
Titanium dioxide :
TSCA Inventory Status: Listed
Canada DSL: Listed
Zinc oxide :
TSCA Inventory Status: Listed
Canada DSL: Listed


HMIS Ratings:
HMIS Health Hazard: 1
HMIS Fire Hazard: 1
HMIS Reactivity: 0
HMIS Other: x
SDS Creation Date: February 05, 2014
SDS Revision Date: April 30, 2015
SDS Format:
MSDS Author: Actio Corporation
Disclaimer: This Health and Safety Information is correct to the best of our knowledge and belief at the date of its publication but we cannot accept liability for any loss, injury or damage which may result from its use. We shall ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that any revision of this Data Sheet is sent to all customers to whom we have directly supplied this substance, but must point out that it is the responsibility of any intermediate supplier to ensure that such revision is passed to the ultimate user. The information given in the Data Sheet is designed only as a guidance for safe handling, storage and the use of the substance. It is not a specification nor does it guarantee any specific properties. All chemicals should be handled only by competent personnel, within a controlled environment. Should further information be required, this can be obtained through the sales office whose address is at the top of this data sheet.
Trademark: The trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used on this MSDS are registered or unregistered trademarks of BEHR Process Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
Copyright© 1996-2015 Actio Corporation. All Rights Reserved.