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Product Information
Product Name: Nali Drain Pipe Cleaner
Form: granules
Product Category: Home maintenance » opener/cleaner » Drain
Home maintenance » drain cleaner » Plumbing
Home maintenance » drain opener » Cleaner
Customer Service: 0
Date Entered: 2005-01-31
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Grouse & Green Ltd.
Address: 4409 Sedgwick Street
City: Redding
State: CA
Zip Code: 96001
Date Info Verified: 2009-03-06
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
Routes of Entry:
Inhalation? YES/Primary
Skin? YES/Primary
Ingestion? YES/Secondary

Health Hazards: Sodium Hydroxide (Caustic Soda) is a corrosive material.

Signs And Symptoms of Exposure:
INHALATION: Airborne concentrations of dust, mist, or spray of caustic soda may cause damage to the upper respiratory tract and even to the lung tissue proper which could produce chemical pneumonia, depending upon severity of exposure.
SKIN CONTACT: Caustic soda is destructive to tissues contacted and produces severe burns.
EYE CONTACT: Caustic soda is destructive to eye tissues on contact. Will cause severe burns that result in damage to the eyes and even blindness INGESTION: Caustic Soda, if swallowed, can cause severe burns and complete perforation of mucous membranes of the mouth, throat, esophagus and stomach.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
The chronic local effect may consist of multiple areas of superficial destruction of the skin or of primary irritant dermatitis. Similarly, inhalation of dust, spray, or mist may result in varying degrees of irritation or damage to the respiratory tract tissues and increased susceptibility to respiratory illness.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Not listed as carcinogenic by OSHA, NTP and IARC.
First Aid: From MSDS
EYES: Object is to flush material out immediately then seek medical attention. Immediately flush eyes with large amounts of water for at least 15 minutes, holding lids apart to ensure flushing of the entire surface. Washing eyes within 1 minute is essential to achieve maximum effectiveness. Seek medical attention.
SKIN: Wash contaminated skin with plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing and footwear and wash footwear before reuse. Discard footwear which cannot be decontaminated. Seek medical attention immediately. INHALATION: Get person out of contaminated area to fresh air. If breathing has stopped, resuscitate and administer oxygen if readily available. Seek medical attention immediately.
INGESTION: Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If swallowed, DO NOT induce vomiting. Give large quantities of water. If available, give several glasses of milk. If vomiting occurs spontaneously, keep airways clear. Seek medical attention immediately.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 0
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 Date: 2005-01-30
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Store in a cool dry place. Keep separate from acids, metal explosives, organic peroxides and easily ignitable materials.

Other Precautions: Wear complete protective equipment in handling the product in large quantities.
Disposal: From MSDS
Dissolve and/or flush to holding area for pH adjustment and dilute for discharging to sewer/stream. Large quantity: Follow federal, state and local regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Sodium hydroxide001310-73-2
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