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Product Information
Product Name: Calgon Water Softener-06/19/2001-Old Product
Form: powder
Product Category: Inside the Home » softener » Water Softener/Treatment
Customer Service: 800-228-4722
Date Entered: 2003-01-01
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Reckitt Benckiser, Inc.
Address: Morris Corporate Center IV 399 Interpace Parkway
City: Parsippany
State: NJ
Zip Code: 07054
Telephone Number: 973-404-2600
Fax Number: 973-404-5700
Toll Free Number: 800-333-3899
Date Info Verified: 2013-05-11
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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
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Warnings: Harmful if swallowed. Eye irritant. Keep out of reach of children. In case of eye contact, immediately rinse eyes with plenty of water, remove contact lenses and continue to rinse with water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists, get medical attention. If ingested, rinse mouth and drink a glass of water. Call a physician or poison control center immediately.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS Eye Contact: Eye irritant. Skin Contact: May cause irritation upon overexposure. Inhalation: Not tested. May cause mild nasal irritation upon inhalation of dust. Ingestion: Burning pain in mouth and throat. Difficulty swallowing, excessive salivating in infants. Reddening and swelling of mucous membranes of mouth and throat.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS No information provided.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS Not listed as carcinogenic by OSHA, NTP or IARC.
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: 2001-06-19
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS Eye irritant. May cause skin irritation. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Keep out of reach of children. Harmful if swallowed. Store in original container in a secure, cool, dry area inaccessible to small children and pets.
Disposal: From MSDS Dispose of in accordance with local, state and federal regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Sodium carbonate000497-19-840-45
Trisodium citrate dihydrate006132-04-320-25
Sodium sulfate007757-82-625-30
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