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Product Name: Dial Hand Sanitizer Bottle, Light Citrus Scent
Form: liquid
Product Category: Personal care » Personal Cleanliness » hand sanitizer
Customer Service: 888-468-6673
Date Entered: 2009-11-23
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
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:
Hazard Identification
CAUTION: This product is a water white or clear colored gel with a pleasant alcoholic odor. Direct contact with eyes cause irritation. May be harmful if swallowed. Repeated or prolonged contact to skin may cause irritation or dermatitis. No significant environmental effects. Flammable- keep away from fire or flame. Keep out of reach of children.
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.
This product is considered to be hazardous under OSHAs Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1900.1200).
NOTE: The acute health effects described below are those which could potentially occur for the finished product. They are based on the toxicology information available for the finished product and/or each hazardous ingredient, and are consistent with the product type and the likelihood of a specific route of exposure. Known chronic health effects related to exposure to a specific ingredient are indicated.
EYE CONTACT: Eye irritant.
SKIN CONTACT: Repeated or prolonged contact may cause irritation or dermatitis.
INGESTION: May be harmful if swallowed. Disulfram (Antabuse) reactions such as vomiting, headache, and collapse, may result from ingestion of small quantities of alcohol and have also been described from skin contact.
INHALATION: Not an anticipated route of entry. Intentional inhalation of vapors from product may cause central nervous system effects and irritation of the throat and lungs with coughing.
MEDICAL CONDITIONS GENERALLY RECOGNIZED AS BEING AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE: Pre-existing respiratory illnesses or skin conditions..
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:
Due to the nature and composition of this product no subchronic/chronic health effects are anticipated. Nonetheless, the following effects have been reported for one of the products components.
Ethyl Alcohol: Chronic oral studies in laboratory animals have resulted in effects such as liver damage, teratogenicity, embryotoxicity, and fetotoxicity. The newborns of alcoholic mothers may exhibit fetal alcohol syndrome. Human consumption of alcoholic beverages has been causally related to the occurrence of malignant tumors of the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, esophagus, and liver. Normal use of this product is not expected to produce these effects.

Carcinogenicity: IARC classifies ethanol as Human Sufficient Evidence- from chronic ingestion of alcoholic beverages.
First Aid: EYES: Immediately rinse eyes with plenty of water, occasionally lifting upper and lower lids, until no evidence of product remains. Get medical attention if pain or irritation persist.
SKIN: Rinse affected area with mild soap and 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 immediately. 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 physician's judgment should be used to control symptoms and clinical condition based on the individual reactions of the patient.
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 3
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: 2009-03-31
Handling: No unusual handling requirements. Do not get in eyes. Do not take internally.
Flammable liquid. Store away from incompatible substances, excessive heat, flames, sparks or other ignition sources. Storage areas for large quantities (warehouse) should be well ventilated. Keep the containers tightly closed when not in use.
Disposal: This product is characteristic (ignitable) RCRA hazardous waste and must be disposed of in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.
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