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Product Information
Product Name: Hercules R-D, Root Destroyer
EPA Registration Code: Jan-87
Form: crystals
Product Category: Home maintenance » opener/cleaner » Drain
Home maintenance » root destroyer » Plumbing
Home maintenance » root control » Drain
Customer Service: 800-221-9330
Date Verified: 2011-03-28
Date Entered: 2011-03-29
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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
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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: Avoid breathing dust or solution mist. Use good personal hygiene. Wash hands before eating. Avoid inhalation or ingestion.Store in closed containers in cool, dry and well ventilated area away from heat sources and reducing agents. Use good housekeeping practice to prevent dust accumulation.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Hazards IdentificationPotential Health EffectsInhalation: May cause nose irritation. Skin contact: Localized skin discoloration, itching, eye irritation, ulceration of nasal septum may occur. Repeated or prolonged skin contact may cause dermatitis.Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated By Exposure: Wilsons Disease (Individual absorbs, retains and stores copper excessively).
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Chronic hazard is very rare except in individuals with Wilsons Disease.
Carcinogenicity: None of the components is listed as a carcinogen or suspected carcinogen by IARC, NTP or OSHA.
First Aid: Treat most urgent symptoms first: Cessation of breathing, eye injury, skin contact, shock. In all cases seek medical attention. Inhalation: Move to fresh air, administer CPR if required. Eye contact: Flush with large amounts of water at least 15 minutes. Hold lids open during flushing. Skin contact: Flush with large amounts of water at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing. Ingestion: May cause severe GI tract irritation. Give conscious victim 2-3 glasses of milk and water to drink. Induce vomiting in conscious person. Get 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: 2004-11-12
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Avoid breathing dust or solution mist. Use good personal hygiene. Wash hands before eating. Avoid inhalation or ingestion.Store in closed containers in cool, dry and well ventilated area away from heat sources and reducing agents. Use good housekeeping practice to prevent dust accumulation.
Disposal: For disposal of large quantities of waste, consult appropriate federal, state and local officials.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Copper sulfate, pentahydrate007758-99-898
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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