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Product Information
Product Name: HTH Algae Guard
EPA Registration Code: 1258-1077
Form: liquid
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » algaecide » Swimming Pool
Customer Service: 866-484-7665
Date Verified: 2011-04-13
Date Entered: 2011-04-13
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Arch Chemicals Inc.
Div. of Lonza
Address: 90 Boroline Road
City: Allendale
State: NJ
Zip Code: 7401
Telephone Number: 201-316-9200
Toll Free Number: 866-484-7665
Date Info Verified: 2014-05-06
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?) (Complete MSDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Hazards IdentificationEmergency Overview: Skin and respiratory irritant, Corrosive to eyes.Routes of Entry: Inhalation, skin, eyes, ingestionPotential Health EffectsInhalation: Not expected to be toxic by inhalation. High concentrations are moderately irritating to the eyes, nose, throat, and lungs.Skin contact: Skin contact may cause moderate irritation consisting of transient redness and swelling. This irritant effect would not be expected to result in permanent damage. Not expected to be absorbed through the skin.Eye contact: Corrosive. Burns can occur following exposure. Direct contact may cause impairment of vision, corneal damage and/or blindness. Rinsing of the eye should take place immediately.Ingestion: Ingestion may cause moderate to severe irritation of the gastrointestinal tract and may also cause gastrointestinal discomfort with any or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. Slightly toxic if swallowed.Medical Conditions Aggravated: Pre-existing eye disease, Skin diseases, Respiratory diseases including asthma and bronchitis

Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Inhalation: There are no known or reported effects from chronic exposure except for effects similar to those experienced from acute exposure.Skin contact: There are no known or reported effects from chronic exposure except for effects (if any) similar to those experienced from acute exposure.Skin absorption: Not expected to be absorbed through the skin.Ingestion: There are no known or reported effects from chronic ingestion except for effects similar to those experienced from single exposure.Sensitization: This material is not known or reported to be a skin or respiratory sensitizer.Chronic Target Organ Toxicity: This product has not been tested. However, chronic (repeated) exposures to this product would be expected to produce similar effects as seen from acute exposures.
Carcinogenicity: This product is not known or reported to be carcinogenic by any reference source including IARC, OSHA, NTP or EPA.

First Aid: General Advice: Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice. For 24-hour emergency medical assistance, call Arch Chemical Emergency Action Network at 1-800-654-6911. Have the product container or label with you when calling a poison control center or doctor, or going for treatment.Inhalation: Move person to fresh air. If person is not breathing, call 911 or an ambulance, then give artificial respiration, preferably mouth-to-mouth if possible. Call a poison control center or doctor for further treatment advice.Skin Contact: Take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.Eye Contact: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.Ingestion: Call a poison control center or doctor immediately for treatment advice. Have person sip a glass of water if able to swallow. Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so by a poison control center or doctor. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Health Rating: 3
Flammability Rating: 1
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 Verified Date: 2011-04-13
MSDS Date: 2010-09-22
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Do not take internally. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Upon contact with skin or eyes, wash off with water. Avoid breathing mist or vapor.Store in a cool dry ventilated location, away from sources of ignition or other incompatible conditions and chemicals. Keep container(s) closed.
Disposal: As a nonhazardous waste, it should be disposed of in accordance with local, state and federal regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Isopropanol000067-63-00.5-2.5
Water007732-18-585-95
Alkyl (C12-C18) dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride068391-01-55.0-15.0
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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