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Product Information
Product Name: Behr Concrete Etcher and Rust Remover-discontinued
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » concrete cleaner » Finish
Home maintenance » cleaner » Concrete
Home maintenance » concrete » Cleaner
Landscape/Yard » cement/concrete » Cleaner
Customer Service: 800-854-0133
Date Entered: 2001-06-25
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Behr Process Corp.
Address: 3400 W. Segerstrom Avenue
City: Santa Ana
State: CA
Zip Code: 92704
Telephone Number: 714-545-7101
Fax Number: 714-241-1002
Toll Free Number: 800-854-0133
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: Warning! This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Danger! Contains: phosphoric acid. Harmful or fatal if swallowed! Keep out of reach of children. May cause eye and skin burns. Avoid contact with eyes, mucous membranes, skin, clothing or fabric. Do not mix this product with chlorine bleach or any other household or industrial cleaning product or detergent. To do so, may result in a release of highly toxic gases. Mix only in plastic containers. Use only with adequate ventilation. Wear protective clothing, heavy rubber gloves and eye goggles. If properly used, a respirator (NIOSH approved for organic vapor with p series particulate pre-filter) may offer additional protection; obtain professional advice before using. A dust mask does not provide protection against vapors. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Wash thoroughly after handling. Close container after each use. Keep out of reach of children - do not take internally.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS Inhalation: Product is corrosive to mucosal membranes. Severe irritation may result from the aspiration of this product. Eye Contact: May cause burns to eyes. Prolonged exposure may result in permanent damage if not attended to immediately. CALL PHYSICIAN IMMEDIATELY. Skin Contact: May cause burns to skin. Prolonged exposure may result in permanent damage if not attended to immediately. Product is corrosive. Do not allow this product to contact unprotected skin. CALL PHYSICIAN IMMEDIATELY. Ingestion: Product is corrosive. Ingestion may cause burns to mucous membranes and digestive tract. MEDICAL CONDITIONS GENERALLY AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE: Skin conditions may be aggravated.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS Skin and eye contact may cause burns. Inhalation may cause respiratory tract irritation. Skin conditions may be aggravated.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS The components in this mixture are not listed as carcinogens by NTP, IARC and OSHA.
First Aid: From MSDS EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES EYE CONTACT: Flush eyes with running water for at least 15 minutes. Get prompt medical attention. SKIN CONTACT: Flush with water for 15 minutes. Seek medical attention if irritation persists. INHALATION: Remove victim to fresh air. Restore breathing if necessary. INGESTION: Immediately give large quantities of water or milk to dilute. DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. Get prompt medical attention or call poison control center immediately.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 0
Reactivity Rating: 1
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2000-04-28
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN HANDLING AND STORING: Keep containers closed when not in use. Do not store or handle near heat, flames, or strong oxidants. Store in cool, well ventilated areas. Rotate stock to use older material first. Inspect for leaks or cracks in all containers. OTHER PRECAUTIONS: Empty containers may still contain residues (vapors, liquid or solid), therefore all empties should be subjected to the same hazard precautions given in this MSDS. Keep away from children!
Disposal: From MSDS Dispose of unused product and empty container in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Phosphoric acid007664-38-244.99
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