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Product Information
Product Name: Zep Drain Aid
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » cleaner » Drain
Customer Service: 800-241-5656
Date Verified: 2008-01-02
Date Entered: 2008-01-02
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Enforcer Products, Inc.
Div., Zep, Inc.
Address: 1310 Seaboard Industrial Blvd., NW
City: Atlanta
State: GA
Zip Code: 30318
Telephone Number: 770-386-0801
Fax Number: 770-386-1659
Toll Free Number: 888-805-4357
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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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION Routes of Entry: Dermal contact. Eye contact. Inhalation. Ingestion. POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS Eyes: Corrosive to eyes on contact. Eye exposure may cause severe and permanent eye injury (blindness). Skin: Corrosive to skin on contact. Skin contact may produce burns. The amount of tissue damage depends on length of contact. Inhalation: Corrosive to the respiratory system. Liquid or spray mist may produce tissue damage particularly on mucous membranes of eyes, mouth and respiratory tract.Ingestion: May be fatal if swallowed. Can cause burns to mouth, throat and stomach.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS Repeated or prolonged contact with spray mist may produce chronic eye irritation and severe skin irritation. May cause dermatitis. Repeated or prolonged exposure to spray mist may produce respiratory tract irritation leading to frequent attacks of bronchial infection. Repeated or prolonged exposure to the substance can produce lung damage.
Carcinogenicity: Not listed as carcinogen by OSHA, NTP or IARC
First Aid: Eye Contact: Flush with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical attention Skin Contact: In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical attention immediately. Inhalation: If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If irritation persists, get medical attention. Ingestion: Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Have conscious person drink several glasses of water or milk. Get medical attention immediately.
Health Rating: 3
Flammability Rating: 0
Reactivity Rating: 1
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: 2008-01-02
MSDS Date: 2007-05-22
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Handling: Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid breathing vapors or spray mists. Use only with adequate ventilation. Do not ingest. Wash thoroughly after handling. Wash contaminated clothing before reusing. Do not reuse product container. Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are proximal to the work-station location. When making solutions or diluting, add product slowly to surface of cold water. Do not add to warm or hot water as a violent eruption can result.Storage: Keep container tightly closed and dry. Store between 40
Disposal: Waste must be disposed of in accordance with federal, state and local environmental control regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Potassium hydroxide001310-58-340-50
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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