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Product Information
Product Name: HTH Alkalinity Plus
Form: powder
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » cleaner » 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: 501 Merritt 7 P.O. Box 5204
City: Norwalk
State: CT
Zip Code: 06856
Telephone Number: 203-229-2900
Toll Free Number: 866-484-7665
Date Info Verified: 2013-05-11
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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?) (Complete MSDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Hazards IdentificationEmergency Overview: Mild eye irritant.Routes of Entry: Inhalation, skin, eyes, ingestionPotential Health EffectsInhalation: Can cause mechanical irritation if dusts are generated. Not expected to be toxic by inhalation.Skin contact: Contact would be expected to cause transient redness if not washed off and left on the skin for an extended period of time. Not expected to be absorbed through the skin. Not expected to be toxic from dermalcontact.Eye contact: May cause mild eye irritation. No corneal involvement or visual impairment is expected.Ingestion: Ingestion may cause mild irritation of the gastrointestinal tract and may also cause gastrointestinal discomfort with any or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. Not expected to be toxic by ingestion.Medical Conditions Aggravated: None known or reported
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Inhalation: There are no known or reported effects from chronic 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.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: There are no known or reported effects to humans from repeated exposure to this product.
Carcinogenicity: This material did not cause cancer in long-term animal studies.

First Aid: Inhalation: Remove individual to fresh air. Seek medical attention if breathing becomes difficult or if respiratory irritation develops.Skin contact: Flush skin with water for 15 minutes. Take off all contaminated clothing. Seek medical attention if irritation develops.Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical attention immediately.Ingestion: Immediately drink water to dilute. Seek medical attention if symptoms develop. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Health Rating: 1
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 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 dust from this material.Store in a cool, dry and well ventilated place.
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
Sodium bicarbonate000144-55-899-100
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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