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Product Information
Product Name: Spray N Wash Prewash Stain Remover (aerosol)-Old Product
Form: aerosol
Product Category: Inside the Home » prewash » Spot/Stain Remover
Inside the Home » prewash/stain remover » Laundry
Customer Service: 800-428-4795
Date Entered: 1996-08-21
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Reckitt Benckiser, Inc.
Address: Morris Corporate Center IV 399 Interpace Parkway
City: Parsippany
State: NJ
Zip Code: 07054
Telephone Number: 973-404-2600
Fax Number: 973-404-5700
Toll Free Number: 800-333-3899
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:Caution: Persons with pre-existing skin disorders or impaired respiratory function may be more susceptible to the effects of this product. Always use product in a well ventilated area. Inhalation: May cause mucous membrane irritation with cough and rhinitis. Aerosol mists contain a small percentage of easily inhaled fine particles that can cause immediate injury to lung tissue, as well as be absorbed into the bloodstream. Aerosol products in general are not recommended. Inhaling vapors of hydrocarbon propellants may produce simple asphyxia with symptoms such as dizziness, disorientation, headache, excitation, central nervous system depression, and anesthesia. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the contents of an aerosol can be harmful or fatal. A case of ventricular tachycardia in a well child has been associated with accidental exposure to isobutane, n-butane, and propane via an aerosol deodorant (JAMA 1986;256:78-80). Skin Contact: May cause transient irritation. Eye Contact: Prolonged contact can cause eye irritation.Ingestion: No effects are listed in the manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheet.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:MSDS provides no information about chronic health effects resulting from prolonged or frequent use of this product. Because the MSDS does not list all of the actual chemical ingredients, chronic effects cannot be predicted. (See the accompanying chemical database for a further discussion of potential health effects of the chemical ingredients listed on the label or mentioned as hazardous in the MSDS [see Ingredients].)
Carcinogenicity: The product contains no listed carcinogens.
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 0
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: 1996-08-21
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Keep out of reach of children. Product is an eye irritant; avoid contact with eyes. Do not treat garment while wearing. Contents under pressure. Do not use or store near heat, open flames, or direct sunlight. Containers may burst if heated.
Disposal: Do not puncture or incinerate container. Do not put container in home trash compactor. Use up contents or de-aerosolize any intact container before disposal by properly venting away from the face in a well ventilated area. If possible, recycle empty aeros
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Fragrance(s)/perfume(s)000000-00-1
Dye(s) (unspecified)000000-00-2
Sodium alkylaryl sulfonates000000-17-6<12.5
Water007732-18-5<77.5
Alcohols, C12-14, ethoxylated068439-50-9<10.0
C14-15 Pareth-7068951-67-7
Preservative(s) (unspecified)999999-41-6
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