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Product Name: Twenty Mule Team Powdered Hand Soap-03/23/2009
Form: powder
Product Category: Personal care » hand cleaner » Personal Cleanliness
Customer Service: 888-468-6673
Date Verified: 2009-11-18
Date Entered: 2009-11-18
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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
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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?) (Complete MSDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS: Hazard IdentificationEMERGENCY OVERVIEWCAUTION: This product is a white or pink granular powder with a pleasant fragrance. Direct contact with eyes may cause eye irritation. Repeated or prolonged excessive exposure with skin may cause irritation. No significant environmental effects. Not a fire hazard. Product is stable.This product is labeled in accordance with guidelines set forth in the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. The use pattern and exposure in the workplace are generally not consistent with those experienced by consumers. The requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration applicable to this Material Safety Data Sheet may differ from the requirements of the FD&C Act and as a result, this MSDS may contain additional health hazard information not pertinent to consumer use and not found on the product label.REGULATORY STATUSWhile this product is not considered to be hazardous under OSHA
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:No chronic health effects are expected from the intended use of these products or from foreseeable handling of them in the workplace. Nonetheless, the following effects have been reported for a component, sodium borate, and boric acid. Sodium borate upon entry into the body becomes boric acid.Sodium Borate: Sodium borate and boric acid interfere with sperm production, damage the testes and interfere with male fertility when given to animals by mouth at high doses. Boric acid produces developmental effects, including reduced body weight, malformations and death, in the offspring of pregnant animals given boric acid by mouth.The above mentioned animal studies were conducted under exposure conditions leading to doses many times in excess of those that could occur through product use or inhalation of dust in occupational settings. Moreover, a human study of occupational exposure to sodium borate and boric acid dusts showed no adverse effect on fertility..
Carcinogenicity: None of the ingredients in this product are listed as carcinogens by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the National Toxicology Program (NTP) or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
First Aid: EYES: Rinse eyes immediately with plenty of water, occasionally lifting upper and lower lids, until no evidence of product remains. Get medical attention if pain or irritation persists. SKIN: Rinse affected area with plenty of water until no evidence of product remains. Get medical attention if irritation persists. INGESTION: Treat symptomatically and supportively. Maintain airway and respiration. If vomiting occurs, keep head below hips to prevent aspiration. Dilution by rinsing the mouth and giving water or milk to drink is generally recommended. If unconscious, the victim should not be given anything to drink. Contact physician or local poison control center. INHALATION: Remove from exposure area to fresh air. Keep affected person warm and at rest. Treat symptomatically and supportively. Contact physician or local poison control center. If breathing has stopped, give artificial respiration, and get medical attention immediately.NOTE TO PHYSICIAN: The physicians judgment should be used to control symptoms and clinical condition based on the individual reactions of the patient.
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 Verified Date: 2009-11-18
MSDS Date: 2009-03-23
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Do not get in eyes, on skin, on clothing. Do not take internally. Use with adequate ventilation. Keep the containers closed when not in use.Store in original containers in a cool dry area. Store away from excessive heat and incompatible substances. Storage areas for large quantities (warehouse) should be well ventilated. Keep the containers tightly closed when not in use.
Disposal: This product is not a RCRA hazardous waste and can be disposed of in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Sodium borate decahydrate (borax)001303-96-460-100
Fatty acids, C8-C18 and C18-unsaturated, sodium salts067701-10-410.0-30.0
Fatty acids, C14-18 and C16-18-unsatd, sodium salts067701-11-510.0-30.0
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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