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Diamond Crystal Sun Gems Red-Out rust remover water softener salt can be used in most types of water softeners. This product is designed for use when iron fouling is a problem. Do not use with chlorine-type cleaners. Always wash hands after contact with this product to avoid the possibility of mild skin irritation. Bar code: 0-13600-03836-6 (Mfr. # 3836)
Acute Health Effects:
From MSDS No acute systemic toxicity. In sensitive persons some dermal or eye irritation, or after excessive ingestion, edema and/or temporary elevated blood pressure effects. Gavage ingestion of 15-50 grams may induce vomiting resulting in partial vacating of stomach contents.
Chronic Health Effects:
From MSDS MSDS indicates no chronic effects result from the use of this product.
The manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) does not state whether the ingredients are considered carcinogens or potential carcinogens.