Skip Navigation

Household Products Database banner

Quick search


Advanced Search triangular bullet

Browse by category
Auto Products
Inside the Home
Pesticides
Landscape/Yard
Personal Care
Home Maintenance
Arts & Crafts
Pet Care
Home Office

Browse A to Z
Products Names
Types of Products
Manufacturers
Ingredients

Support pages
About the Database
FAQ
Product Recalls
Help
Glossary
Contact Us
More Resources

 

 

Home Products Manufacturers Ingredients Health Effects
Product Information
Product Name: Dreft Detergent Laundry Powder-Old Product
Form: powder
Product Category: Inside the Home » Laundry » Laundry
Customer Service: 0
Date Entered: 2003-11-20
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Procter & Gamble Co.
Address: P.O. Box 599
City: Cincinnati
State: OH
Zip Code: 45201
Telephone Number: 513-983-1100
Fax Number: 513-562-4500
Toll Free Number: 800-543-7270
Date Info Verified: 2013-05-11
Related Items: Products by this manufacturer
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
Enter text or highlight term...
Warnings: Warnings: 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. Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS Health Hazards (Acute and Chronic): Ingestion: May cause transient gastrointestinal irritation. Eye Contact: Contact may cause mild, transient irritation. Skin: None. 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: None. Inhalation: Heavy exposure to dust may cause transient respiratory tract irritation.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS Health Hazards (Acute and Chronic): Ingestion: May cause transient gastrointestinal irritation. Eye Contact: Contact may cause mild, transient irritation. Skin: None. 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: None. Inhalation: Heavy exposure to dust may cause transient respiratory tract irritation.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS Under normal consumer use, this product would not constitute a hazardous product under US OSHA Hazard Communication. With increased exposure (compared with consumer use) this mixture, when tested as a whole, is considered an inhalation hazard (enzymes) and an eye irritant within the meaning of the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard.
First Aid: 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. Other: Consumer product packages have a caution statement: ***CAUTION: EYE IRRITANT. MAY BE HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED. In case of eye contact, flush with water. If swallowed, give a glass
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 0
Reactivity Rating: 0
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2002-03-25
Handling/Disposal
Handling: 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. Other Precautions: None.
Disposal: From MSDS DISPOSAL IS TO BE PERFORMED IN COMPLIANCE WITH ALL FEDERAL, STATE/PROVINCIAL AND LOCAL REGULATIONS. Dry product from consumer may be landfilled. Industrial dry product may be landfilled if permitted by local regulations or may be incinerated if
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Surfactant(s) (unspecified)000000-00-43.0-7.0
Sodium carbonate000497-19-815-40
Subtilisin (proteolytic enzyme)009014-01-10.1
Alkyl (C10-C16) benzenesulfonic acid, sodium salt068081-81-27.0-13.0
HHS.GOV Household Products Database Home Page National Institutes of Health National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services National Library of Medicine