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Product Information
Product Name: Calgon Water Softener-Old Product
Form: powder
Product Category: Inside the Home » softener » Water Softener/Treatment
Customer Service: 800-228-4722
Date Entered: 1997-12-04
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
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
Related Items: Products by this manufacturer
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?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: 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 Inhalation: None given Eye Contact: Burning and redness Skin Contact: May cause irritation. Ingestion: Burning pain in mouth and throat. Difficulty swallowing, excessive salivating in infants. Reddening and swelling of mucous membranes of mouth and throat. Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: None given.
Chronic Health Effects: The manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheet provides no information about health effects resulting from prolonged or frequent use of this product. (For discussion of potential long-term health effects, consult the individual chemical ingredients in this database.)
Carcinogenicity: The manufacturers Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) does not state whether the ingredients are considered carcinogens or potential carcinogens.
Health Rating: 0
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: 1997-04-01
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS Keep out of reach of children. Avoid skin and eye contact.
Disposal: From MSDS Consult with state and local authorities regarding disposal of chemical waste.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Sodium carbonate000497-19-8
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