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?)
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. Signs and Symptoms of Exposure: Ingestion: Possible mild gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea. Eye Contact: Eye contact with the product or its aqueous solution may produce transient superficial irritation. Skin: N/A Inhalation: N/A
Chronic Health Effects:
From MSDS Inhalation: May cause sensitization to enzymes contained in the product.
The manufacturers Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) does not state whether the ingredients are considered carcinogens or potential carcinogens.
From MSDS CAUTION: EYE IRRITANT. MAY BE HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED. In case of eye contact, flush with water. If swallowed, give a glassful of water or milk. Call a physician if symptoms persist. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
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.