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Product Information
Product Name: Calgon Water Softener, Powder-10/19/2012
Form: powder
Product Category: Inside the Home » softener » Water Softener/Treatment
Customer Service: 800-228-4722
Date Entered: 2013-04-13
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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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Acute Health Effects:
From MSDS:
Hazards Identification
Emergency Overview
Caution: Eye Irritant. 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: May cause eye irritation.
Skin Contact: None expected during normal conditions of use. Not expected to be a skin sensitizer.
Inhalation: None expected during normal conditions of use.
Ingestion: May be harmful if swallowed.
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.

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: Wash off immediately with plenty of water. Call a physician if irritation develops and persists.
Inhalation: Move to fresh air.
Ingestion: If swallowed, rinse mouth and drink a glass of water. Call a Physician or Poison Control Center. Do not induce vomiting.
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: 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: 2012-10-19
Handling/Disposal
Handling:
Avoid dust formation. Ensure adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Use good industrial hygiene practices in handling this material. When using do not eat or drink. Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product.
Keep out of reach of children. Store in original container in a cool, secure area inaccessible to children and pets. Keep at temperatures below 40 deg C.

 

Disposal:
Dispose in accordance with all applicable regulations. Empty container can be discarded in the trash or recycled where appropriate.

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 sulfate007757-82-6
Carboxymethylcellulose sodium009004-32-4
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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