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CAUTION: EYE IRRITANT. HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED. In case of eye contact, flush with water. If swallowed, give a glassful of water or milk. Call a physician. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Acute Health Effects:
From MSDS Ingestion: May cause transient gastrointestinal irritation. Eye Contact: May cause mild, transient irritation. Inhalation: Heavy exposure to dust may cause transient respiratory tract irritation. Prolonged heavy exposure to dust may cause respiratory sensitization. Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Not listed
Chronic Health Effects:
From MSDS Same as acute hazards. This product has a relatively low order of toxicity. It may be irritating, but it is not expected to be corrosive. It is expected to be emetic.
The manufacturers Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) does not state whether the ingredients are considered carcinogens or potential carcinogens.
From MSDS Ingestion: Give milk or water. Eye Contact: Flush eyes with water for 15 minutes. Skin: Rinse exposed area with water. Inhalation: Leave dusty area. In rare cases a respiratory reaction can occur which may include tightness of chest and difficulty breathing. If this occurs, seek medical attention immediately.
0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
From MSDS Precautions To Be Taken in Handling and Storing: Avoid skin contact and breathing product dust. Store in a cool, dry place. Keep product dry to maintain free-flowing granules.
From MSDS DISPOSAL IS TO BE PERFORMED IN COMPLIANCE WITH ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL REGULATIONS. Household solutions may be disposed of in sewer. Dry product may be landfilled if permitted by local regulations. Discard empty container in trash.