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No warning on label. Bar Code: 0-24600-03983-3 (40 lb. bag extra coarse salt crystals)
Acute Health Effects:
Inhalation: Inhalation of dust may cause mild irritation to mucous membranes, nose and throat. Symptoms may include coughing, dryness and sore throat.
Eye Contact: May cause irritation.
Skin Contact: Not expected to be a health hazard.
Ingestion: Very large doses can cause vomiting, diarrhea, and prostration. Dehydration and congestion may occur in internal organs. Hypertonic salt solutions can produce inflammatory reactions in the gastrointestinal tract.
Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: No listed.
Chronic Health Effects:
No information on chronic effects given.
The manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) does not state whether the ingredients are considered carcinogens or potential carcinogens.
0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
Transport in dry equipment; store in dry location.
Whatever cannot be saved for reclamation may be delivered to an approved waste disposal facility or if local ordinances allow, can be dissolved in sufficient amounts of water to meet water quality standards, and flushed down a sewer drain. Ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations.