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Product Information
Product Name: RID-X Septic System Concentrated Treatment Powder-04/05/2010
Form: powder
Product Category: Inside the Home » treatment » Septic Tank
Customer Service: 800-228-4722
Date Entered: 2012-04-28
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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?) (Complete MSDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings:
CAUTION: Contains Bacterial Spores and Enzymes. May cause eye irritation. Avoid contact with eyes. Avoid breathing dusts. Individuals having known allergies, particularly to enzymes, as well as those with respiratory disease or disorders, should avoid contact with this product. Wash hands thoroughly after use.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.



Acute Health Effects:
From MSDS:
Emergency Overview
CAUTION: Contains Bacterial Spores and Enzymes. May cause eye irritation. Avoid contact with eyes. Avoid breathing dusts. Individuals having known allergies, particularly to enzymes, as well as those with respiratory disease or disorders, should avoid contact with this product. Wash hands thoroughly after use.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Potential Health Effects
Routes of exposure: Eye, Skin contact, Inhalation, Ingestion.
Eye contact: May cause eye irritation.
Skin contact: Allergic reaction may occur.
Inhalation: Contains enzymes, avoid breathing airborne dust. Dusts may cause irritation to the upper respiratory tract.
Ingestion: May be harmful if swallowed. Ingestion could cause irritation of the mouth and throat.
Signs and symptoms: Symptoms may include redness, edema, drying, defatting and cracking of the skin.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. space


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

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 develops, get medical attention.
Skin contact: If on skin, wash with plenty of soap and water. If irritation persists get immediate medical attention.
Inhalation: If inhaled, move to fresh air. If irritation develops, get medical attention.
Ingestion: Rinse mouth with water. Call a physician or Poison Control Center IMMEDIATELY. Do not induce vomiting without medical advice. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Notes to physician: Treat patient symptomatically.
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: 2010-04-05
Handling/Disposal
Handling:
Use good industrial hygiene practices in handling this material. When using do not eat or drink. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing.
Keep out of reach of children. Store in a closed container away from incompatible materials. Do not store in direct sunlight. Store away from heat. Store in a cool dry place inaccessible to children and pets.

Disposal:
Small amounts of powder waste: Wipe up with a wet paper towel and discard absorbed material in trash collection and flush waste residue to sink or sanitary sewer.
Large amounts of powder waste: Dispose of in accordance with local, state, provincial a
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Pancreatic Amylase009000-90-21.0-5.0
Starch009005-25-8
Cellulase009012-54-81.0-5.0
Subtilisin (proteolytic enzyme)009014-01-11.0-5.0
C9-11 Alcohols066455-17-2
Bacteria, complex with amylase and proteinase068920-42-3
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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