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Product Information
Product Name: Kingsford With Mesquite Charcoal Briquets 20 lbs.
Form: solid
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » charcoal » Barbeque grille
Customer Service: 800-232-4745
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
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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: CARBON MONOXIDE HAZARD. Burning charcoal inside without adequate ventilation can kill you. It gives off carbon monoxide, which has no odor. NEVER burn charcoal inside homes, vehicles or tents.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Repeated or prolonged overexposure to the dust may cause coughing, shortness of breath, and occupational lung disease. Wood dust is a possible sensitizer. Studies have linked wood dust to nasal cancer in furniture industry workers. Woodworkers in the building industry (e.g. carpenters) do not appear to have this increased risk. Due to the product form and typical use conditions, significant dust exposures are unlikely, and, therefore, the potential for any chronic effects is low. CARBON MONOXIDE HAZARD. Burning charcoal inside without adequate ventilation can kill you. It gives off carbon monoxide, which has no odor. NEVER burn charcoal inside homes, vehicles or tents. Under normal consumer use situations, no medical conditions are known to be aggravated by exposure to this product.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:No information given.
Carcinogenicity: IARC Monographs (Volume 62, 1995) state that there is sufficient evidence of the carcinogenicity of wood dust in humans and inadequate evidence of its carcinogenicity in animals. IARC classification: Group 1. None of the other materials in this product are on the IARC, OSHA, or NTP carcinogen lists.
First Aid: EYE CONTACT: Flush eyes thoroughly with water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists, call a physician.SKIN CONTACT: Wash skin with soap and water.INGESTION: Drink a glassful of water. Call a physician.INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. If irritation or breathing problems develop, 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: 2009-07-01
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Stable under normal use and storage conditions. Store away from open flames. Avoid contact with oxidizing agents, heat sources, and ignition sources. Wash hands after direct contact.
Disposal: Reclaim, if possible; otherwise, dispose of in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Sawdust000000-39-2< 12
Calcium carbonate (Limestone)001317-65-3<15
Charcoal, activated016291-96-6
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