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Product Information
Product Name: Tilex Mildew Root Penetrator and Remover-Old Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Inside the Home » mildew remover » Bathroom
Inside the Home » cleaner » Mildew
Inside the Home » mildew/mold » Cleaner
Customer Service: 800-227-1860
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: Causes Substantial but temporary eye injury. When handling wear gloves. Vapors may irritate. Not recommended for use by persons with heart or chronic respiratory diseases such as asthma, emphysema or obstructive lung disease.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Moderate eye irritant. Mild to moderate skin irritant. Occasional clinical reports suggest a low potential for skin sensitization upon exaggerated exposure to sodium hypochlorite if skin damage (e.g., irritation) occurs during exposure. Routine clinical tests conducted on intact skin with this product found no sensitization in the test subjects. Exposure to vapor or mist may irritate eyes, nose, throat, lungs. Harmful if swallowed. May cause nausea and vomiting 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, emphysema, chronic bronchitis or obstructive lung disease. Under normal consumer-use conditions, the likelihood of any adverse health effects is low.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:No information given.
Carcinogenicity: None of the ingredients in this product are on the IARC, NTP or OSHA carcinogen lists.
First Aid: EYE CONTACT: Remove any contact lenses, and flush eyes thoroughly with water for 15 minutes. If irritation persists, call a physician. SKIN CONTACT: Remove contaminated clothing; wash affected skin with water. IF BREATHING IS AFFECTED: Get fresh air immediately. IF SWALLOWED: Drink a glass of water. Call a physician.
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: 2004-02-01
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Stable under normal use and storage conditions. Strong oxidizing agent. Reacts with other household chemicals such as toilet bowl cleaners, rust removers, acids or ammonia-containing products to produce hazardous gases, such as chlorine and other chlorinated compounds. Prolonged contact with metal or old porcelain may cause pitting or discoloration. Do not get in eyes or on clothing. Avoid prolonged or repeated skin contact. Avoid prolonged breathing of vapor. Use only in well-ventilated areas. Wear safety glasses. For sensitive skin or repeated/prolonged use, wear gloves.
Disposal: Dispose of in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Sodium hydroxide001310-73-20.5-2
Sodium hypochlorite007681-52-91.0-5.0
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