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Product Information
Product Name: pH Down-Old Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Pet Care » pH control » Fish
Customer Service: 215-822-8181
Date Entered: 2003-10-07
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Aquarium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Address: 50E Hamilton Street
City: Chalfont
State: PA
Zip Code: 18914
Telephone Number: 215-822-8181
Fax Number: 215-822-1906
Toll Free Number: 800-847-0659
Date Info Verified: 2014-05-06
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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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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:ROUTES OF ENTRY Inhalation: Yes; Skin: Yes; Ingestion: Yes HEALTH HAZARDS Causes severe burns to eyes, skin and all body tissue. Eye damage may be permanent. Destruction of tissue may result from direct chemical reaction with tissue, from thermal burns and from dehydration of tissue. The concentrated compound is corrosive to the skin and eyes of animals causing corrosion of mucosal surfaces. Toxic effect described in animals from single exposures by inhalation include respiratory irritation. Exposure to the liquid by skin or eye contact may cause eye corrosion with corneal or conjunctival ulceration or skin burns or ulceration. Ingestion of the liquid may cause severe burns to the mucous membranes of the mouth and esophagus. Repeated or prolonged contact with mists may cause eye irritation with tearing or blurring of vision; or skin irritation with discomfort or rash. Prolonged or repeated exposure may result in impaired lung function and possible discoloration or erosion of teeth. Signs and; Symptoms of Exposure: Individuals with pre-existing disease of the lungs may have increased susceptibility to toxicity or excessive exposures.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Repeated or prolonged contact with mists may cause eye irritation with tearing or blurring of vision; or skin irritation with discomfort or rash. Prolonged or repeated exposure may result in impaired lung function and possible discoloration or erosion of teeth.
Carcinogenicity: Not listed as carcinogen by NTP, IARC and OSHA.
First Aid: Inhalation - move victim to fresh air; Ingestion - do not induce vomiting. Give large quantities of water. Do not neutralize acid. Call a physician. Skin or Eye Contact - immediately (within seconds) flush with plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing. Apply ice water compress up until treatment. Contact physician.
Health Rating: N
Flammability Rating: N
Reactivity Rating: N
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 1996-10-25
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Keep out of sun and away from heat, sparks and flame. Keep container tightly closed to prevent leakage. Loosen closure carefully, relieve internal pressure when received and at least weekly thereafter. Do not use pressure to empty. Do not wash out container or use it for other purposes. Replace closure after each use. Use personal protection appropriate for ambient conditions. Always add acid to water - Never water to acid.
Disposal: Cleaned up material may be RCRA Hazardous Waste. Do no flush to surface water or sanitary sewer. Comply with Federal, state and local regulations. If approved, neutralize and transfer to waste treatment system.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Sulfuric acid007664-93-9
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