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Product Information
Product Name: Scoop Away Free Cat Litter
Form: granules
Product Category: Pet Care » cat litter » Cats
Customer Service: 800-325-9259
Date Entered: 2005-01-17
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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
Date Info Verified: 2013-05-11
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: From Label: We would like to remind our customers especially pregnant women , and those with a suppressed immune system, that cat feces can sometimes transmit a disease called Toxoplasmosis. Therefore always wash your hands after handling each cat litter. For further information consult a physician.
Do not flush this cat litter down the toilet.


From MSDS: Caution

Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Principal Hazards: Caution

Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Repeated inhalation of large amounts of silica dust over an extended period of time may result in adverse effects on the lungs.

Chronic Toxicity: This product contains a small amount of crystalline silica. Repeated inhalation of large amounts of silica dust over an extended period of
time may result in a progressive, disabling disease, silicosis. Symptoms include shortness of breath, chest pain and reduced lung function.

Mutagenicity: No evidence of adverse mutagenic effects from the available
information.

Reproductive Toxicity and Teratogenicity: No evidence of adverse reproductive effects from the available information.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Crystalline silica has been identified by IARC and NTP as a probable carcinogen. None of the other ingredients is listed as a carcinogen or potential carcinogen by OSHA, NTP, or IARC.

Carcinogenicity The International Agency for Research on Cancer has determined that respirable crystalline silica is a probable human carcinogen (Group 1).
The National Toxicology Program classifies respirable crystalline silica as a substance which may reasonably be anticipated to be a carcinogen. A risk assessment done on this product showed that no increase cancer risk would be expected from the customary use of this product over a person
First Aid: From MSDS
Swallowing: Clear material from mouth. No harmful effect is expected from a small ingestion. If a large ingestion is taken call a physician, poison control center or emergency room for advice.
Skin: No emergency care anticipated.
Inhalation: No emergency care anticipated.
Eyes: Exposed eyes should be immediately flushed with copious amounts of
water. Hold eyelids apart to ensure rinsing the entire surface of the eye with water. Avoid rubbing the eyes as this may result in further medical irritation. If irritation or pain persists, seek medical attention.

Notes To Physician: There is no specific antidote. Treatment of overexposure should be directed at the control of symptoms and the clinical conditions.
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: 1999-08-03
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Handling Procedures: Avoid contact with eyes. Avoid breathing dust.
Storage Procedures: Store in a dry area.

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Disposal: From MSDS
Dispose in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Bentonite001302-78-990-100
Silica, amorphous (Diatomaceous silica)007631-86-91.0-5.0
Quartz014808-60-7<10
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