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Product Information
Product Name: Ajax Cleanser with Bleach-Old Product
Form: powder
Product Category: Inside the Home » multipurpose » Cleaner
Inside the Home » multipurpose cleaner » Bathroom & Kitchen
Customer Service: 800-221-4607
Date Entered: 1996-08-21
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Colgate Palmolive Co.
Address: 300 Park Avenue
City: New York
State: NY
Zip Code: 10022
Telephone Number: 212-310-2000
Fax Number: 212-310-3243
Toll Free Number: 800-468-6502
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?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Eye irritant. In case of eye contact, flush with water. To avoid harmful fumes, do not mix with ammonia or other cleaning products. Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Inhalation: Overexposure to dust may cause respiratory tract irritation. Eye Contact: Direct ocular exposure to large amounts may cause eye irritation, but no permanent eye injury is expected. Skin Contact: May cause skin irritation upon prolonged and excessive contact. However, no skin irritation is expected with normal, daily use. Ingestion: No hazards expected. Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: No information provided.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:This product contains a small amount of crystalline silica, a naturally occurring impurity in calcium carbonate. NTP has listed crystalline silica as an anticipated carcinogen. IARC has found limited evidence for carcinogenicity in humans. However, under normal conditions of product use, no significant health risk to humans is expected.
Carcinogenicity: This product contains a small amount of crystalline silica, a naturally occurring impurity in calcium carbonate. NTP has listed crystalline silica as an anticipated carcinogen. IARC has found limited evidence for carcinogenicity in humans. However, under normal conditions of product use, no significant health risk to humans is expected.
Health Rating: 1
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: 1997-01-21
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Store in a cool, dry place. Keep container sealed to avoid absorption of moisture from air and possible loss of bleaching function.
Disposal: Any disposal practice must be in compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations (contact local or state environmental agency for specific rules.). Do not dump into sewers, any body of water or onto the ground.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Quartz014808-60-70.7
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