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Product Information
Product Name: Clorox Germicidal Bleach (Professional)-Discontinued Product
EPA Registration Code: 67619-8
Form: liquid
Product Category: Inside the Home » disinfectant » Cleaner
Customer Service: 800-424-9300
Date Entered: 2004-02-06
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Clorox Company, The
Address: 1221 Broadway
City: Oakland
State: CA
Zip Code: 94612
Telephone Number: 510-271-7000
Fax Number: 510-832-1463
Toll Free Number: 800-227-1860
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: Warning: DANGER: CORROSIVE May cause severe irritation or damage to eyes and skin. Harmful if swallowed. The following medical conditions may be aggravated by exposure to high concentrations of vapor or mist: heart conditions or chronic respiratory problems such as asthma, chronic bronchitis, or obstructive lung disease. Some clinical reports suggest a low potential for sensitization upon exaggerated exposure to sodium hypochlorite, particularly on damaged or irritated skin. Routine clinical tests conducted on intact skin with Clorox Liquid Bleach found no sensitization in the test subjects. Under normal consumer use conditions the likelihood of any adverse health effects are low.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Health Hazards Data Route Of Entry - Inhalation: YES Skin: YES Ingestion: YES Effects of Exposure: CAUSES SUBTANTIAL BUT TEMPORARY EYE INJURY. MAY IRRITATE SKIN. MAY CAUSE NAUSEA AND VOMITING IF INGESTED. EXPOSURE TO VAPOR OR MIST MAY IRRITATE NOSE, THROAT AND LUNGS. Signs And Symptoms Of Overexposure: EYE: IRRITATION, REDNESS, PAIN, CAUSES SUSTANTIAL BUT TEMPORARY EYE INJURY.MAY IRRITATE SKIN. MAY CAUSE NAUSEA AND VOMITING IF INGESTED. EXPOSURE TO VAPOR OR MIST MAY IRRITATE NOSE, THROAT AND LUNGS. Medical Conditions Aggravated By Exposure: EXPOSURE TO HIGH CONCENTRATIONS AND MIST: HEART CONDITIONS OR CHRONIC RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS SUCH AS ASTHMA, CHRONIC BRONCHITIS OR OBSTRUCTIVE LUNG DISEASE. Hazard And Precautions: CAUSES SUBTANTIAL BUT TEMPORARY EYE INJURY. MAY IRRITATE SKIN. MAY CAUSE NAUSEA AND VOMITING IF INGESTED. EXPOSURE TO VAPOR OR MIST MAY IRRITATE NOSE, THROAT AND LUNGS.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS;EXPOSURE TO HIGH CONCENTRATIONS AND MIST: HEART CONDITIONS OR CHRONIC RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS SUCH AS ASTHMA, CHRONIC BRONCHITIS OR OBSTRUCTIVE LUNG DISEASE.
Carcinogenicity: NTP: NO IARC: NO OSHA: NO NONE OF THE INGREDIENTS IN THIS PRODUCT ARE ON THE IARC, NTP OR OSHA CARCINOGEN LIST.
First Aid: EYE CONTACT: Rinse with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get prompt medical attention. SKIN CONTACT: Wash skin thoroughly with soap and water INGESTION: Drink large amounts of water. DO NOT induce vomiting. Call a physician or poison control center immediately. INHALATION: IF BREATHING PROBLEMS DEVELOP REMOVE TO FRESH AIR.
Health Rating: N
Flammability Rating: N
Reactivity Rating: N
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2002-04-01
Handling/Disposal
Handling: DO NOT MIX WITH OTHER CHEMCALS SUCH AS TOILET BOWL CLEANERS OR PRODUCTS CONTAINING VINEGAR OR AMMONIA. WASH AFTER CONTACT WITH PRODUCT. AVOID BREATHING VAPORS. USE GENERAL VENTILATION TO MINIMIZE EXPOSURE TO VAPOR OR MIST. AVOID EYE AND SKIN CONTACT AND INHALATION OF VAPOR OR MIST. KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.
Disposal: DISPOSAL MUST BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Sodium hypochlorite007681-52-95.25
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