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Product Information
Product Name: HTH pH Plus
Form: granular
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » pH control » 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: Eye irritant.Routes of Entry: Inhalation, skin, eyes, ingestion.Potential Health EffectsInhalation: May be harmful if inhaled. Inhalation of dust may cause irritation to the mucous membranes of the respiratory tract. Any irritation would be transient with no permanent damage expected.Skin contact: Contact with intact skin may cause slight to mild irritation consisting of reversible redness. Contact with abraded skin 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 toxic from dermal contact.Eye contact: Contact may cause moderate irritation consisting of transient redness, swelling, and mucous membrane discharge to the conjunctiva.Ingestion: Ingestion may cause irritation of the gastrointestinal tract and gastrointestinal discomfort with any or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting or diarrhea.Acute Target Organ Toxicity: This product is moderately irritating to the eyes and upon inhalation may cause irritation to the mucous membranes of the respiratory tract. Ingestion may cause gastrointestinal discomfort.Medical Conditions Aggravated: None known or reported
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: Repeated or prolonged skin exposure may cause dermatitis and possible soda ulcers (blistering) of the hands and wrists. This can result in secondary infections.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 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. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Call for medical assistance.Skin contact: Immediately flush skin with plenty of water for 15 minutes. If clothing comes in contact with the product, the clothing should be removed immediately and laundered before re-use. Seek medical attention.Eye contact: Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical attention if irritation develops.Ingestion: Call a physician immediately. DO NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by a physician. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
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 Verified Date: 2011-04-13
MSDS Date: 2010-10-05
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 place. Isolate from incompatible materials.
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 carbonate000497-19-899.8-100
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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