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 Health Hazards (Acute and Chronic): Ingestion: Mild mucous membrane irritant. Eye Contact: Mild eye irritant. Inhalation: Mild mucous membrane irritant. Skin: Mild skin irritant. Signs and Symptoms of Exposure: Ingestion: Oral ingestion may result in mild gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. Eye Contact: Instillation into the eye may result in transient mild to moderate irritation. Skin: Use on irritated or extremely dry skin may aggravate the existing condition. Inhalation: May cause mild irritation
Chronic Health Effects:
From MSDS Use on irritated or extremely dry skin may aggravate the existing condition.
The manufacturers Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) does not state whether the ingredients are considered carcinogens or potential carcinogens.
From MSDS CAUTION: MAY BE HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. In case of contact with eyes rinse thoroughly with water. If swallowed drink a glassful of water and call a physician. Do not use bleach or mildew stain removers as irritating fumes may result. Emergency and First Aid Procedures: Ingestion: Immediately drink two large glasses of water and treat symptomatically. If large amounts are ingested, call a physician. Eye Contact: Immediately flush with large amounts of water for at least 15 minutes, lifting upper and lower lids occasionally. Skin: Thoroughly wash exposed area with soap and water and discontinue use. Remove contaminated clothing. Inhalation: Move to open area with plenty of fresh air.
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: Handling and storage must be well ventilated, cool, and dry. Materials must be isolated from potential sources of ignition. Fire fighting equipment must be available at all times. Other Precautions: Keep away from heat/sparks and open flame.
From MSDS DISPOSAL IS TO BE PERFORMED IN COMPLIANCE WITH ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL REGULATIONS. Do not landfill. Small (household) quantities may be disposed of via sewer.