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Product Name: Tarn-X Metal Tarnish Remover-Old Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Inside the Home » metal polish » Kitchen
Inside the Home » cleaner » Metal
Customer Service: 800-323-5497
Date Entered: 1997-12-04
Manufacturer: Jelmar
Address: 5550 W. Touhy Avenue, #200
City: Skokie
State: IL
Zip Code: 60077
Telephone Number: 847-675-8400
Fax Number: 847-675-8780
Toll Free Number: 800-323-5497
Date Info Verified: 2017-02-28
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, (M)SDS, prepared by the manufacturer. The National Library of Medicine does not test products nor does it evaluate information from the product label or the (M)SDS. (What is an (M)SDS?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Eye irritant. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of eye contact, flush immediately and thoroughly with water and consult a physician. Keep out of reach of children. Using this product will expose you to a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS Inhalation: Not a significant route of exposure. Eye Contact: Can cause severe irritation. Skin Contact: Can be irritating to skin, prolonged contact can be more severe, no adverse effects during normal usage. Ingestion: Not a significant route of exposure, will cause irritation to mucous membranes, stomach discomfort and nausea. Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: None expected.
Chronic Health Effects: The manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheet provides no information about health effects resulting from prolonged or frequent use of this product. (For discussion of potential long-term health effects, consult the individual chemical ingredients in
Carcinogenicity: The manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) does not state whether the ingredients are considered carcinogens or potential carcinogens.
Health Rating: N
Flammability Rating: N
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: 1996-10-01
Handling: From MSDS Avoid exposure to excessive heat and prevent from freezing. No other precautions required.
Disposal: From MSDS Dispose of in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Detergent/Inhibitor mixture000000-34-8<1
Citric acid000077-92-9<1
Hydroxyacetic acid000079-14-1<1
Sulfamic acid005329-14-63.0-5.0
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