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Product Information
Product Name: Clorox Bleach, Regular, Concentrated
EPA Registration Code: 5813-100
Form: liquid
Product Category: Inside the Home » bleach » Laundry
Inside the Home » multipurpose » Hard Surface Cleaner
Customer Service: 800-227-1860
Date Entered: 2013-04-24
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
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?) (Complete MSDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings:
Keep out of reach of children. Corrosive. First Aid: If in Eyes: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye. If on Skin or Clothing: Take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. In either case, call a Poison Control Center or doctor immediately for treatment advice. Hazards to humans and domestic animals. Causes irreversible eye damage and skin burns. Harmful if swallowed. Do not get in eyes, on skin or on clothing. Wear protective eyewear and rubber gloves when handling this product. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco or using the restroom. Avoid breathing vapors and use only in a well-ventilated area. First Aid: If in Eyes: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice. If on Skin or Clothing: Take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice. If Swallowed: Have person sip a glassful of water if able to swallow. Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so by a poison control center or doctor. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Note to Physician: Probable mucosal damage may contraindicate the use of gastric lavage. Call a poison control center or doctor immediately for further treatment advice. Have product container or label with you when calling a poison control center or doctor, or going for treatment. Clorox Information Line:   1-800-292-2200      . Physical or Chemical Hazards: Product contains a strong oxidizer. Always flush drains before and after use. Do not use or mix with other household chemicals, such as toilet bowl cleaners, rust removers, acids or products containing ammonia. To do so will release hazardous, irritating gases. Prolonged contact with metal may cause pitting or discoloration. Environmental Hazards: This product is toxic to fish, aquatic invertebrates, oysters and shrimp. Storage and Disposal: Store away from children. Reclose cap tightly after each use. Store this product upright in a cool, dry area away from direct sunlight and heat to avoid deterioration. Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. Recycle empty container or discard in trash. Do not contaminate food or feed by storage and disposal of this product.

Acute Health Effects:
From MSDS:
Health Hazard Data
DANGER: CORROSIVE. HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED.
May cause severe irritation or damage to eyes, skin, and mucous membranes. Wear rubber gloves. Vapors may irritate. Keep out of reach of children. Some clinical reports suggest a low potential for sensitization upon exaggerated exposure to sodium hypochlorite if skin damage (e.g., irritation) occurs during exposure. Under normal consumer use conditions the likelihood of any adverse health effects are low.
Medical conditions that 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.

Chronic Health Effects:
From MSDS:
No information provided.

Carcinogenicity:
None of the ingredients in this product are on the IARC, NTP or OSHA carcinogen list.

First Aid:
Eye Contact: Immediately rinse with water for 15 minutes. Remove contact lenses, after first 5 minutes. Call a doctor.
Skin Contact: Remove contaminated clothing and wash skin thoroughly with water. If irritation persists, call a doctor.
Ingestion: DO NOT induce vomiting. Drink a glassful of water. Call a doctor or poison control center immediately. Do not try to give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If breathing is affected, call a doctor.

MSDS Date: 2012-09-01
Handling/Disposal
Handling:
Wash hands after direct contact. Do not wear product contaminated clothing for prolonged periods.

Disposal:
Dispose of in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations.

Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Sodium carbonate000497-19-8
Sodium hydroxide001310-73-20.1-1.0
Sodium chloride007647-14-5
Sodium hypochlorite007681-52-95.0-12.0
Water007732-18-5
Sodium Polyacrylate009003-04-7
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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