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Product Information
Product Name: Kem Tek pH Minus, Dry Acid
Form: granules
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » pH control » Swimming Pool
Customer Service: 800-745-4536
Date Entered: 2001-08-14
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Chem Lab Products, Inc.
Address: 5160 E. Airport Drive
City: Ontario
State: CA
Zip Code: 91761
Telephone Number: 909-390-9912
Fax Number: 909-390-9911
Toll Free Number: 800-745-4536
Date Info Verified: 2014-05-06
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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: Contains sulfuric acid. Harmful or fatal (poisonous) if swallowed. Do not breathe vapor. Corrosive, causes eye and skin damage. Do not get in eyes, on skin or on clothing. wear goggles or face shield and rubber gloves when handling. Do not mix with other household chemicals. Do not add water to product in container as severe reaction may result. To prevent accidents, rinse empty container before discarding. Keep out of reach of children.

EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES:
... EYES: Immediately flush with water for at least 15 minutes lifting
... eyelids to thoroughly flush. Get prompt medical attention. SKIN:
... Immediately flush with water for 15 minutes. If burns occur, obtain
... medical help. INHALATION: move to fresh air location. If irritation
... or discomfort persist, seek medical attention. INGESTION: Drink
... large quantities of water or milk. Follow with milk of magnesia,
... beaten eggs, or vegetable oil. Do not induce vomiting. Contact
... physician immediately.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE:
... INGESTION: May irritate or burn mouth, esophagus, or stomach. No
... exposure limits established. INHALATION: Irritant. May irritate or
... burn nose, throat and lungs. No exposure limits established.
... EYE: Mild to severe irritant. May cause burns if not flushed with
... water. SKIN: Mild to severe irritant. May cause burns if not
... flushed with water.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
No information provided.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Not listed as carcinogen by NTP, IARC, or OSHA.
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: 1969-12-31
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN HANDLING AND STORING:
Do not store where exposed to moist conditions or near strong alkalis. Keep containers tightly closed.
OTHER PRECAUTIONS: Avoid contact with skin, eyes, or clothing. Wear all recommended protective equipment when handling.
Disposal: From MSDS
Comply with all local, state, and federal regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Hydrochloric acid007647-01-094.5
Sodium acid sulfate007681-38-1
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