Gorilla Glue

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A bottle of Gorilla Glue

Gorilla Glue is a polyurethane glue.


Gorilla glue is used an all purpose wood glue. According to its label, Gorilla Glue bonds to wood, stone, metal, ceramics, foam, glass and other materials.

The glue expands when it cures, creating a foam. The contact surface should be moisturised as the glue is water activated. The glue can not be removed with solvents. Excess glue has to be removed mechanically.


Name EINECS-No CAS-No % Content Risk Statements
Diphenylmethane diisocyanate, isomers and homologues[1] - 9016-87-9[1] (or 101-68-8)[2] 45–65% Xn, R20, R36/37/38, R42/43

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Gorilla Glue is harmful by inhalation, and irritating to the eyes, respiratory system, and skin. If Gorilla Glue is ingested, it may cause gastrointestinal blockage, and medical attention should be sought immediately.[3]

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