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Product Information
Product Name: Vinyl Pool Shock
Form: granules
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » sanitizer » 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: 2013-05-11
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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: Causes irreversible eye damage. May be fatal if inhaled. Causes skin irritation. Harmful if swallowed or absorbed through skin. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Do not breathe dust. Wear goggles or face shield, and a mask or pesticide respirator approved by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash clothing before reuse.
This product is toxic to fish and aquatic organisms. STRONG OXIDIZING AGENT. CONTACT WITH WATER SLOWLY LIBERATES IRRITATING AND HAZARDOUS CHLORINE CONTAINING GASES. DECOMPOSES AT 460 deg F TO 480 deg F WITH THE LIBERATION OF HARMFUL GASES.
Mix only with water. Use clean, dry utensils. Do not add this product to any dispensing device containing remnants of any other product. Such use may cause a violent reaction leading to fire or explosion. Contamination with organic matter or other chemicals may start a chemical reaction with the generation of heat, liberation of hazardous gases and possible generation of fire or explosion. Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE:
Irritation of the eyes, nose, throat, pharynx, and respiratory tract is likely to develop from exposures to the dust of this material.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
No information provided.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
No information provided.
First Aid: From MSDS
IF SWALLOWED: Promptly drink large amounts of water. Do not induce vomiting. Avoid alcohol. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Call a physician or poison control center immediately. IF IN EYES: Hold eyelids open and flush with a steady, gentle stream of water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. Get medical attention. IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Get medical attention. NOTE TO PHYSICIAN: Probable mucosal damage may contraindicate the use of gastric lavage.
Health Rating: 3
Flammability Rating: 1
Reactivity Rating: 2
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:
Keep Products in tightly closed container when not in use. Store in cool, dry, well ventilated area away from heat and open flame. In case of decomposition, isolate container in open area, if possible, and flood with large amounts of water.
OTHER PRECAUTIONS:
Do not reuse empty container. Rinse empty container thoroughly with water to dissolve all material before discarding. Place in trash collection or dispose in approved landfill area.
Disposal: From MSDS
This pesticide is toxic to fish and aquatic organisms. Do not discharge effluent containing this product into lake, streams, ponds, estuaries, oceans or other waters. Unless in accordance with the requirements of a National Pollutant Discharg
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Sodium dichloroisocyanurate dihydrate051580-86-099
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