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(Complete MSDS for this product)
WARNINGS: Contains alkali agent. Can cause blindness. Keep out of the reach of children. Keep away from eyes and mouth. Product may be harmful if it gets in eyes, mouth and/or is misused. If product gets in eyes, rinse thoroughly with water. If product is accidentally swallowed, consult a physician immediately.
Acute Health Effects:
EXPOSURE EFFECTS: This is a personal care product that is safe for consumers when used according to the label directions. Like many consumer products, a small number of individuals may experience reactions such as redness, rash and /or swelling upon prolonged or repeated skin contact or eye contact.
Eye Contact: May cause eye burns
Skin Contact: May cause skin burns
Ingestion: May cause bums to the lips, oral cavity, upper air way, esophagus and possibly the digestive tract.
Respiratory: May cause severe respiratory irritation.
Chronic Health Effects:
No effects expected.
Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Get medical attention immediately.
Skin Contact: Wash off with soap and water. For minor skin contact, avoid spreading material on unaffected skin. Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing separately before reuse. Get medical attention if irritation develops or persists.
Ingestion: If material is ingested, immediately contact a poison control center. Have victim rinse mouth thoroughly with water. Do not induce vomiting without advice from a poison control center. If vomiting occurs naturally, have victim lean forward to reduce risk of aspiration. Do not use mouth-to-mouth method if victim ingested the substance. Induce artificial respiration with the aid of a pocket mask equipped with a one-way valve or other proper respiratory medical device.
Inhalation: Move victim to fresh air. Do not use mouth-to-mouth method if victim inhaled the substance. Induce artificial respiration with the aid of a pocket mask equipped with a one-way valve or other proper respiratory medical device. Call a physician if symptoms develop or persist. In case of shortness of breath, give oxygen. Keep victim warm.
In the case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (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.
0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
Handle and open container with care. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Do not get this material in your eyes, on your skin or on your clothing. Do not breathe dust/fumes/gas/mist/vapors/spray. Use only with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after handling.
Use care in handling/storage. Keep in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Keep the container dry. Keep out of the reach of children. Store in a dry area at normal temperatures.
Disposal should be in accordance with all applicable local, state and federal regulations.