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Product Information
Product Name: Hercules Break-Thru Liquid Glug for Bathroom
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » drain cleaner/opener » Plumbing
Home maintenance » opener/cleaner » Drain
Customer Service: 800-221-9330
Date Verified: 2011-03-28
Date Entered: 2011-03-28
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Hercules Chemical Co.
Div. of Oatey SCS
Address: 4700 W. 160th. Street
City: Cleveland
State: OH
Zip Code: 44135
Telephone Number: 216-267-7100
Fax Number: 800-321-9535
Toll Free Number: 800-321-9532
Date Info Verified: 2014-05-06
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?) (Complete MSDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Prevent contact with the eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid breathing mists. Wear protective clothing equipment. Use with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. Keep containers closed when not in use. Do not mix with other drain cleaners. Dangerous chemical reactions, boiling or splattering may occur. Do not reuse containers. Empty containers retain product residues can be hazardous. Store in a cool, dry, well ventilated area away from incompatible materials.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Hazards IdentificationEmergency OverviewMay cause severe eye and skin irritation or damage with possible burns.Inhalation of vapors or mists may cause mucous membrane and respiratory irritation. Harmful if swallowed.Potential Health EffectsIngestion: Ingestion may cause severe irritation or burns to the mucous membranes, esophagus and stomach.Inhalation: Inhalation of vapors or mists may cause irritation of the nose throat and upper respiratory tract.Eye: Liquid or mists may cause severe irritation or burns with redness, tearing and stinging of the eyes. May cause eye damage.Skin: Liquid or mists may cause severe irritation with possible burns on prolonged contactMedical Conditions aggravated by Exposure: Employees with pre-existing eye, skin and respiratory disease may be at increased risk from exposure.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Prolonged exposure to dilute solutions may cause dermatitis.
Carcinogenicity: None of the components is listed as a carcinogen or suspected carcinogen by IARC, NTP or OSHA.
First Aid: Eye: Immediately flush victims eyes with large quantities of water for at least 15 minutes, holding the eyelids apart. Remove contact lenses if present. Get immediate medical attention.Skin: Immediately flush skin with plenty of water for 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.Ingestion: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. If conscious, rinse mouth thoroughly with cold water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious or convulsing person Get immediate medical attention.Inhalation: Immediately remove victim to fresh air. If breathing is difficult have qualified personnel administer oxygen. If breathing has stopped, administer artificial respiration. Get immediate medical attention.
Health Rating: 2
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 Verified Date: 2011-03-28
MSDS Date: 2008-08-05
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Prevent contact with the eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid breathing mists. Wear protective clothing equipment. Use with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. Keep containers closed when not in use. Do not mix with other drain cleaners. Dangerous chemical reactions, boiling or splattering may occur. Do not reuse containers. Empty containers retain product residues can be hazardous. Store in a cool, dry, well ventilated area away from incompatible materials.
Disposal: Before disposing be sure container is completely empty and rinsed with water to prevent accidental burns. Dispose in accordance with local, state and federal environmental regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Potassium hydroxide001310-58-31.0-5.0
Sodium hydroxide001310-73-23.0-7.0
Sodium silicate001344-09-81.0-5.0
Water007732-18-580-100
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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