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Product Information
Product Name: Kent pH Control Minus for Fresh Water and Marine
Form: granules
Product Category: Pet Care » pH control » Fish
Customer Service: 770-966-5200
Date Entered: 2003-10-13
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Kent Marine, Inc.
Address: 5401 West Oakwood Park Drive
City: Franklin
State: WI
Zip Code: 53132
Telephone Number: 800-255-4527
Fax Number: 414-421-4195
Toll Free Number: 800-255-4527
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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Warnings: Produces weak sulfuric acid when mixed as directed. Do not breathe fumes. Avoid contact with skin. Do not mix with household chemicals! Corrosive and irritating! Harmful if swallowed! Keep out of reach of children! First Aid: If swallowed: rinse mouth, give water or milk. Do not induce vomiting. In the event of eye or skin contact, flush with water for at least 15 minutes. CONTACT A PHYSICIAN IMMEDIATELY!
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS

EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE
Eyes: Mild to severe irritant
Skin: Moderate irritant
Inhalation: Irritant. May irritate or burn nose, throat and lungs. No exposure limits established.
Ingestion: Irritant. May irritate or burn mouth, esophagus or stomach.

Notes to Physician
Eyes: Natural watering of eyes will dissolve sodium bisulfate, forming sulfuric acid. This may cause burns. Flush affected area thoroughly with water. Do not use chemical antidotes or neutralizing solutions.
Skin: Mild burns may occur if not thoroughly flushed previously.
Inhalation: Mild burning sensations may occur to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
Ingestion: Body water content will react to form a weak sulfuric acid solution, which may burn tissues in mouth, esophagus or stomach. Solution should be diluted to reduce burning effect.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
None known.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Not listed as a carcinogen by NTP, IARC OR OSHA.
First Aid: From MSDS
Eyes: Flush eyes for 15 minutes including under lids. Call PHYSICIAN
IMMEDIATELY, GET MEDICAL ATTENTION.
Skin: Wash contaminated area with large amounts of water. Remove contaminated clothing. If burn occurs seek medical attention.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If irritation or discomfort persists, GET MEDICAL ATTENTION.
Ingestion: Drink large quantities of milk or water. Follow with milk of magnesia, beaten eggs or vegetable oil. Do not induce vomiting. GET IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION.
Health Rating: 1
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 Date: 2002-02-27
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Store material in sealed containers in a dry place, away from alkaline materials. Protect containers from physical damage.
Disposal: From MSDS
No information provided.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Sodium acid sulfate007681-38-1<95
Sodium sulfate007757-82-6<95
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