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Product Name: HTH Calcium Plus
Form: flakes
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » metal eliminator » 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
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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: Eye irritant, Mild skin irritant, Mild respiratory irritantRoutes of Entry: Inhalation, skin, eyes, ingestionPotential Health EffectsInhalation: Dust may be irritating to respiratory tract. If inhaled, mild irritation may result to the throat, upper respiratory tract, and lungs. Any irritation would be transient with no permanent damage expected.Skin contact: Not expected to be toxic from dermal contact. Skin contact may cause minor irritation consisting of transient redness and/or swelling. This irritant effect would not be expected to result in permanent damage.Eye contact: Contact with the eyes would be expected to cause moderate to severe irritation consisting of redness, swelling, and mucous discharge to the conjunctiva. Corneal injury with impairment of vision may occur. If not immediately rinsed from the eyes, thermal burns may occur because of the heat given off as it dissolves.Ingestion: Moderately toxic if swallowed. Ingestion may cause irritation of the gastrointestinal tract and gastrointestinal discomfort with any or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. Ulceration may also occur resulting in G.I. bleeding.Acute Target Organ Toxicity: Powder can cause irritation to eyes, skin and; respiratory tract. Liquid solution can cause burns to the skin and eyes.Medical Conditions Aggravated: None known or reported


Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Inhalation: Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause more severe irritation.Skin contact: Prolonged contact may cause burns especially if skin is damp and/or abraded. When dissolving, the heat produced may cause more intense effects as well as thermal burns.Ingestion: More pronounced gastroenteritis effects and damage to the stomach would probably occur if this material is repeatedly ingested.Eye contact: Prolonged contact may result in permanent damage. Corneal involvement or visual impairment is expected.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 target organ effects from chronic exposure.
Carcinogenicity: This product is not known or reported to be carcinogenic by any reference source including IARC, OSHA, NTP or EPA.
Carcinogenicity: This product is not known or reported to be carcinogenic by any reference source including IARC, OSHA, NTP or EPA.

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: 2
Flammability Rating: 0
Reactivity Rating: 1
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: 2010-10-15
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
Potassium chloride007447-40-71.0-2.0
Sodium chloride007647-14-51.0-2.0
Water007732-18-52.0-4.0
Magnesium chloride anhydrous007786-30-31.0-2.0
Calcium chloride anhydrous010043-52-490-95
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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