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Product Name: AlgaeFix-Old Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Pet Care » algae control » Fish
Customer Service: 215-822-8181
Date Entered: 2003-10-07
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Manufacturer: Aquarium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Address: 50 East Hamilton Street
City: Chalfont
State: PA
Zip Code: 18914
Date Info Verified: 2017-02-27
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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, (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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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:ROUTES OF ENTRY Inhalation: Yes; Skin: No; Ingestion: No HEALTH HAZARDS The following data is based on the unadulterated parent material and does not account for any change in hazards from the dilution with water that occurs during manufacturing. Acute Exposure Eye Exposure: mild irritant. Effects may range from none to mild depending on the length of exposure, solution concentration and first aid measures. Skin Exposure: Non-irritating to the skin. Inhalation: May cause slight irritation of the mucous membranes and the lungs. Ingestion: Ingestion is not expected to be a primary route of exposure. Other Health Effects Mutagenicity studies were negativeMedical Conditions Generally Aggravated By Exposure: None Known
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:The effects of chronic exposure to this product have not been fully evaluated. Target Organ Effects Eyes (irritation) are expected to be the primary target organ of this product.
Carcinogenicity: A two-year rat carcinogenicity study showed a slight increase in c-cell adenomas in female rats. Studies with male rats and male and female mice did not show any evidence of carcinogenic response. This product is not considered a carcinogen. This product may contain substances known to the state of California to cause cancer.
First Aid: Eye Exposure: Flush immediately with copious amounts of tap water or normal saline (minimum 15 minutes). Take exposed individual to a health care professional, preferably and ophthalmologist, for further evaluation. Skin Exposure: Wash exposed area with plenty of soap and water. Repeat washing. Remove contaminated clothing and wash thoroughly before reuse. If irritation persists, consult a health care professional. Inhalation: If exposure by inhalation is suspected, immediately move exposed individual to fresh air. If individual experiences nausea, headache, dizziness, has difficulty breathing or is cyanotic, seek a health care professional immediately. Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Rinse mouth with copious amounts of water or milk, first. Irrigate the esophagus and dilute stomach contents by slowly giving one(1) or two (2) glasses of water or milk. Avoid giving alcohol or alcohol related products. In cases where the individual is semi-comatose, comatose or convulsing, DO NOT GIVE FLUIDS BY MOUTH. In case of intentional ingestion of the product seek medical assistance immediately; take individual to the nearest medical facility.NOTE TO PHYSICIAN: No specific antidote in known. Treat symptoms.
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: 2000-11-20
Handling: Keep out of reach of children. Store in original container. Eyewash fountains in the work area recommended.
Disposal: Dispose of in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Poly[oxyethylene(dimethyliminio) ethylene(dimethyliminio)ethylene] dichloride031075-24-84.5
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