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Product Information
Product Name: Purex Laundry Detergent (powder)-Old Product
Form: powder
Product Category: Inside the Home » laundry » Cleaner
Inside the Home » laundry » Detergent
Inside the Home » detergent/soap » Laundry
Customer Service: 800-527-2869
Date Entered: 1996-08-21
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Dial Corporation, The
Subsidiary of Henkel USA
Address: 15501 N. Dial Boulevard
City: Scottsdale
State: AZ
Zip Code: 85260
Telephone Number: 480-754-3425
Toll Free Number: 800-258-3425
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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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS Inhalation: Dust may cause mucous membrane irritation with coughing and shortness of breath. Direct contact with mucous membranes may result in burns. Eye Contact: Direct contact with dusts may cause severe irritation with redness, pain, blurred vision, and possibly corneal injury. Skin Contact: Repeated or prolonged exposure may cause severe irritation with redness, blistering, skin damage or dermatitis. Ingestion: May cause burns of the mouth, throat and stomach. May also cause gastrointestinal disturbances such as nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Pre-existing skin conditions.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS None known.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS The ingredients in this product are not identified as carcinogens or potential carcinogens by NTP, IARC and OSHA.
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 1
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: 1997-02-18
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS Store away from incompatible substances. Avoid contact with incompatible substances (strong oxidizers, strong reducing agents, strong acids, metals) and excessive heat.
Disposal: From MSDS Observe all federal, state and local regulations when storing or disposing of this substance. Do not flush large amounts of spilled material into sewer.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Sodium carbonate000497-19-8
Sodium silicate001344-09-8
Sodium chloride007647-14-5
Sodium perborate monohydrate010332-33-9
Sodium tridecylbenzenesulfonate026248-24-8
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