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Product Information
Product Name: Arm & Hammer Brand Baking Soda
Form: powder
Product Category: Inside the Home » multipurpose » Deodorizer
Inside the Home » multipurpose » Cleaner
Customer Service: 800-524-1328
Date Verified: 2010-01-18
Date Entered: 2010-01-18
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Church & Dwight Co., Inc.
Address: 500 Charles Ewing Boulevard
City: Ewing
State: NJ
Zip Code: 8628
Telephone Number: 609-683-5900
Fax Number: 609-683-5092
Toll Free Number: 800-833-9532
Date Info Verified: 2014-05-06
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?) (Complete MSDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Hazards IdentificationEmergency OverviewWhite crystalline powder packaged in a breathable pouch with a plastic housing or a carton with removable front and back panels; no odor. Not a fire hazard. No significant health or environmental effects associated with this material.Potential Health EffectsEYE: Not an eye irritant.SKIN CONTACT: Not a skin irritant.INGESTION: Material is practically non-toxic. Small amounts (1-2 tablespoonfuls) swallowed during normal handling operations are not likely to cause injury as long as the stomach is not overly full; swallowing larger amounts may cause injuryINHALATION: None known.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Based on published studies on its effects in animals and humans, sodium bicarbonate is not teratogenic or genotoxic. Only known subchronic effect is that of a marked systemic alkalosis.
Carcinogenicity: Not classified as carcinogenic by NTP, IARC, OSHA, ACGIH or NIOSH.
First Aid: EYES: Check for and remove contacts. Flood eyes with clean flowing water, low pressure and luke warm (not hot) if possible, occasionally lifting eyelids.INGESTION: If large amounts of this material are swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Administer water if person is conscious. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. NOTE TO PHYSICIAN: Large doses may produce systemic alkalosis and expansion in extracellular fluid volume with edema.
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 Verified Date: 2010-01-18
MSDS Date: 2008-11-12
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Store in cool, dry areas and away from incompatible substances.Sodium Bicarbonate reacts with acids to yield carbon dioxide gas which can accumulate in confined spaces. Do not enter confined spaces until they have been well ventilated and carbon dioxide and oxygen levels have been determined to be safe.
Disposal: Bury in a secured landfill in accordance with all local, state and federal environmental regulations. Empty containers may be incinerated or discarded as general trash.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Sodium bicarbonate000144-55-8100
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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