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Product Name: Furan 2 Capsules/Powder-Old Product
Form: capsules
Product Category: Pet Care » fish health » 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 Not considered hazardous under normal use and handling. Nitrofurazone: (acute) Harmful if swallowed, inhaled or absorbed through skin. May cause eye irritation. May cause allergic skin reaction. Furazolidone: (acute) Harmful if swallowed, inhaled or absorbed through the skin. May cause irritation. Signs and; Symptoms of Exposure: Possible irritation Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated By Exposure: Not known
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Not considered hazardous under normal use and handling. Nitrofurazone: (chronic) Carcinogen. Overexposure may cause reproductive disorder(s) based on tests with laboratory animals. May alter genetic material. Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor (chronic) Possible mutagen.
Carcinogenicity: Not listed as carcinogen by NTP, IARC and OSHA. The State of California considers Nitrofurazone and Furazolidone to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity.
First Aid: Skin: Wash thoroughly with soap and water. Eyes: Flush with large amounts of water. Ingestion: Contact a 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: 1996-12-27
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Store in original container. Keep out of reach of children. Wash with soap and water after handling.
Disposal: Dispose of at an approved landfill. Federal, State and Local regulations take precedence
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Nitrofurazone000059-87-0
Furazolidone000067-45-8
Methylene blue007220-79-3
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