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Product Information
Product Name: Tarn-X Rinse and Wipe (2004)
Form: liquid
Product Category: Inside the Home » cleaner » Metal
Inside the Home » metal polish » Kitchen
Customer Service: 0
Date Entered: 2005-01-17
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Jelmar
Address: 5550 W. Touhy Avenue, #200
City: Skokie
State: IL
Zip Code: 60077
Telephone Number: 847-675-8400
Fax Number: 847-675-8780
Toll Free Number: 800-323-5497
Date Info Verified: 2013-05-11
Related Items: Products by this manufacturer
The following information (Health Effects, Handling/Disposal, and Ingredients) is taken from the product label and/or the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) prepared by the manufacturer. The National Library of Medicine does not test products nor does it evaluate information from the product label or the MSDS. (What is an MSDS?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Caution:
Contains thiourea, sulphamic acid, corrosion inhibitors and detergent.
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
In case of contact, flush immediately and thoroughly with water for 15 minutes.
Call a doctor or poison control center for more advice.
If swallowed, do not induce vomiting.
Immediately call a doctor or poison control center.
Keep out of the reach of children.
This product contains thiourea, a chemical known to the state of California to cause cancer.

From MSDS:
DO NOT MIX WITH BLEACH, OR ANY OTHER PRODUCTS AS TOXIC FUMES MAY RESULT. DO NOT STORE WITH FOOD. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
EMERGENCY OVERVIEW: Warning! Contains Sulfamic Acid and Thiourea. IRRITATING. TOXIC. HARMFUL OR FATAL IF SWALLOWED. Causes severe burns to eyes, skin and respiratory track.

POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS:
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE: Eyes, Skin, Inhalation and Ingestion.
TARGET ORGANS: Blood, liver, bone marrow, thyroid, reproductive system.

EYE CONTACT: Can cause blurred vision, redness, pain, severe tissue pain, and eye damage. Effects may vary depending on length of exposure, solution concentration, and first aid measures.
SKIN CONTACT: Causes skin irritation.
INHALATION: May cause mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract irritation. Symptoms may include burning sensation, coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, shortness of breath, headache, nausea, and vomiting.
INGESTION: Harmful if swallowed. May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. May cause burns to the digestive tract.

MEDICAL CONDITIONS AGGRAVATED BY REPEATED OR PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE PRODUCT: Skin, eye, blood, liver, heart, and respiratory system disorders.

DO NOT MIX WITH BLEACH, OR ANY OTHER PRODUCTS AS TOXIC FUMES MAY RESULT. DO NOT STORE WITH FOOD. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
CHRONIC EFFECTS: Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause reproductive and fetal effects.

Probable carcinogen and mutagen: Thiourea causes cancer in rats. Wash hands thoroughly after use.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) lists Thiourea as a 2B: Possibly Carcinogenic to Humans. The National Toxicological Program (NTP) lists Thiourea as a Group 2: Reasonably anticipated to be carcinogenic.
First Aid: From MSDS
EYE CONTACT: In case of eye contact, immediately rinse eye thoroughly with plenty of water. Remove contact lenses and continue rinsing for at least 15 minutes. Get immediate medical attention.
SKIN CONTACT: Can be irritating to skin, prolonged contact can be more severe, no adverse effects during normal usage. In case of skin contact, rinse area for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes; wash thoroughly before reuse. Get immediate medical attention if irritation persists.
INHALATION: Not a significant route of exposure. Remove to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, GET MEDICAL ATTENTION IMMEDIATELY.
INGESTION: DO NOT induce vomiting. If fully conscious, drink 16 ounces of water. CALL A PHYSCIAN OR POISON CONTROL CENTER IMMEDIATELY. NEVER give an unconscious person anything to ingest,
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 0
Reactivity Rating: 0
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2004-10-01
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
STORAGE: Contains Sulfamic Acid and Thiourea. Store in cool, well-ventilated area, away from heat. Keep containers tightly closed. Avoid contact with combustible materials, wood, and organic materials. Store in original container in a secure area away from children and pets. DO NOT STORE NEAR FOOD.

HANDLING: Avoid contact with eyes, skin or clothing. May be harmful or fatal if swallowed. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid breathing vapors or mist. Do not eat, drink, or smoke in work area. Wash hand thoroughly after use. Consumer size containers (12 and 16 fluid ounces and gallon containers), should be rinsed and recycled.

Empty 5gallon containers may contain product residue in form of vapor, dried product, or liquid, and can be dangerous. DO NOT PRESSURIZE, CUT, WELD, BRAZE, SOLDER, DRILL, GRIND OR EXPOSE THESE CONTAINERS TO HEAT, FLAME, SPARKS, STATIC ELECTRICITY, OR OTHER SOURCES OF IGNITION. THEY MAY EXPLODE AND CAUSE INJURY.

DO NOT MIX WITH BLEACH, OR ANY OTHER PRODUCTS AS TOXIC FUMES MAY RESULT. DO NOT STORE WITH FOOD. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Disposal: From MSDS
Dispose of in a permitted hazardous waste management facility following all local, state, and federal regulations. DO NOT PRESSURIZE, CUT, WELD, BRAZE, SOLDER, DRILL, GRIND OR EXPOSE CONTAINERS TO HEAT, FLAME, SPARKS, STATIC ELECTRICITY, OR O
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Thiourea000062-56-65.0-7.0
Methanol000067-56-1<0.05
Sulfamic acid005329-14-63.0-5.0
Water007732-18-585-95
Coconut fatty acid, aminoethylethanolamine imidazoline, di(methyl acrylate) alkylated, disodium salt068604-71-7<1.0
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