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Product Information
Product Name: Calgon Water Softener (Powder)-09/18/2003-Old Product
Form: powder
Product Category: Inside the Home » softener » Water Softener/Treatment
Customer Service: 800-228-4722
Date Verified: 2009-12-03
Date Entered: 2007-11-29
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Reckitt Benckiser, Inc.
Address: Morris Corporate Center IV 399 Interpace Parkway
City: Parsippany
State: NJ
Zip Code: 7054
Telephone Number: 973-404-2600
Fax Number: 973-404-5700
Toll Free Number: 800-228-4722
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?) (Complete MSDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings:
Caution: Harmful if swallowed. Eye Irritant: If swallowed, drink a glassful of water or milk. In case of eye contact, flush thoroughly with water. In both cases, call a physician. Keep out of reach of children.

Acute Health Effects:
From MSDS
Emergency Overview:
CAUTION: EYE IRRITANT. HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED! KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
Acute Effects
Eyes: Eye irritant.
Skin: May cause irritation upon exposure
Inhalation: Product not tested for inhalation toxicity. 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.

Carcinogenicity:
Not listed as carcinogenic by OSHA, NTP or IARC.

First Aid:
Eye Contact: In case of eye contact, immediately rinse eyes with plenty of water, remove any contact lenses and continue rinsing for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists, get medical attention.
Skin Contact: In keeping with good hygienic practices, washed exposed areas thoroughly with soap and water.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air.
Ingestion: Rinse mouth and drink a glass of water. Call a physician or poison control center immediately. Never give an unconscious person anything to ingest

Health Rating: 2
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 Verified Date: 2009-12-03
MSDS Date: 2003-09-18
Handling/Disposal
Handling:
CAUTION: EYE IRRITANT. HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED! KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. May cause skin irritation. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Store in original containers in a secure, cool, dry area, inaccessible to children and pets. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

Disposal:
Small amounts of powder waste: Collect with a minimum of dust generation and discard in trash collection or in sanitary sewer.

Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Sodium carbonate000497-19-840-45
Trisodium citrate dihydrate006132-04-320-25
Sodium sulfate007757-82-625-30
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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