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Product Information
Product Name: CALGON Water Softener - Powder-01/21/2010-Old Product
Form: powder
Product Category: Inside the Home » softener » Water Softener/Treatment
Customer Service: 800-228-4722
Date Entered: 2012-04-27
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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: EYE IRRITANT. Avoid contact with eyes. MAY BE HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED. DO NOT get in eyes. DO NOT ingest. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

Acute Health Effects:
From MSDS:
Emergency Overview
CAUTION: EYE IRRITANT. Avoid contact with eyes. MAY BE HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED. DO NOT get in eyes. DO NOT ingest. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Potential Health Effects
Routes of exposure: Eye, Skin contact, Inhalation, Ingestion.
Eye contact: Eye irritant.
Skin contact: May cause irritation upon overexposure.
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.
Signs and symptoms Symptoms of overexposure may be headache, dizziness, tiredness, nausea and vomiting.




Chronic Health Effects:
From MSDS:
The finished product is not expected to have chronic health effects.


Carcinogenicity:
The finished product is not expected to have chronic health effects.

First Aid:
Eye contact: If in eyes, IMMEDIATELY rinse eyes with water. Remove any contact lenses and continue rinsing eyes for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists, get medical attention.
Skin contact: In keeping with good hygienic practices, wash exposed areas thoroughly with soap andwater.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air.
Ingestion: If swallowed, rinse mouth and drink a glass of water. Call a Physician or Poison Control Center.
Notes to physician: Symptoms may be delayed.
General advice: If you feel unwell, seek medical advice (show the label where possible). Ensure that medical personnel are aware of the material(s) involved, and take precautions to protect themselves. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Keep out of reach of children.


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 Date: 2010-01-21
Handling/Disposal
Handling:
CAUSES EYE IRRITATION. HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED. MAY CAUSE SKINIRRITATION. Avoid contact with eyes and skin.
Use good industrial hygiene practices in handling this material.
Keep out of reach of children. Store in original container in a cool, secure area inaccessible to children and pets.

Disposal:
Dispose in accordance with all applicable regulations.

Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Fragrance(s)/perfume(s)000000-00-1
Sodium citrate (Trisodium citrate)000068-04-2
Sodium sesquicarbonate000533-96-040.0-60.0
Trisodium citrate dihydrate006132-04-320.0-40.0
Sodium sulfate007757-82-620.0-40.0
Carboxymethylcellulose sodium009004-32-4
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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