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Precautions: Open carefully. Do not squeeze bottle. Avoid splashing. Clean up spills at once. Keep hands, face, and children away from drains while using Drano Max Gel Clog Remover. Never use a plunger during or after use of Drano Max Gel Clog Remover because Drano Max Gel Clog Remover may still be present if drain did not clear. Do not use in toilets. For slow running toilets, use Drano Build-up Remover. Do not reuse empty container. Rinse container and replace cap before discarding.
Acute Health Effects:
From MSDS Route(S) of Entry: Skin Contact Effects of Acute Exposure: Eye: May cause: Chemical burns. Skin: Moderate skin irritation. Chemical burns. Inhalation: None known. Ingestion: May cause: Severe damage to the digestive tract. Medical Conditions Generally Recognized As Being Aggravated By Exposure: None known.
Chronic Health Effects:
From MSDS No information given.
The manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) does not state whether the ingredients are considered carcinogens or potential carcinogens.
From MSDS Eye Contact: Flush immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 to 20 minutes. If irritation persists, get medical attention. Skin Contact: Remove contaminated clothing. Flush immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 to 20 minutes. If irritation persists, get medical attention. Inhalation: If breathing is affected remove to fresh air. Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting! Immediately drink 1-2 glasses of water or milk. Contact nearest poison control center. Due to corrosive nature of product, may cause esophageal damage.
0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
From MSDS Precautionary Information DANGER: KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Harmful if swallowed. may burn skin and damage eyes, and mucous membranes on contact. Other Handling and Storage Conditions: Wash thoroughly after handling.
From MSDS Waste from normal product use may be sewered to a public-owned treatment works (POTW) in compliance with applicable Federal/Provincial/ State regulations and Local/Municipal pretreatment requirements.