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Product Name: Morton Extra Course Solar Salt
Form: pellets
Product Category: Inside the Home » softener » Water Softener/Treatment
Customer Service: 312-807-2000
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
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Manufacturer: Morton International Inc.
Address: 123 N. Wacker Drive
City: Chicago
State: IL
Zip Code: 60606
Telephone Number: 312-807-2000
Toll Free Number: 800-725-8847
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-14
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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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Warnings: No warning on label. Bar Code: 0-24600-03983-3 (40 lb. bag extra coarse salt crystals)
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Inhalation: Inhalation of dust may cause mild irritation to mucous membranes, nose and throat. Symptoms may include coughing, dryness and sore throat.
Eye Contact: May cause irritation.
Skin Contact: Not expected to be a health hazard.
Ingestion: Very large doses can cause vomiting, diarrhea, and prostration. Dehydration and congestion may occur in internal organs. Hypertonic salt solutions can produce inflammatory reactions in the gastrointestinal tract.
Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: No listed.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
No information on chronic effects given.
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: 1992-12-15
Handling: From MSDS Transport in dry equipment; store in dry location.
Disposal: From MSDS Whatever cannot be saved for reclamation may be delivered to an approved waste disposal facility or if local ordinances allow, can be dissolved in sufficient amounts of water to meet water quality standards, and flushed down a sewer drain. Ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Sodium chloride007647-14-5
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