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Product Information
Product Name: Metrex CaviCide 1 Surface Disinfectant-Decontaminant Cleaner, RTU, Pump Spray, Professional Use
EPA Registration Code: 46781-12
Form: liquid
Product Category: Commercial / Institutional » disinfectant » Hospital Grade
Commercial / Institutional » healthcare » Disinfectant
Customer Service: 800-841-1428
Date Entered: 2014-01-26
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Metrex Research
Address: 1717 West Collins Avenue
City: Orange
State: CA
Zip Code: 92867
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?) (Complete (M)SDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:

Hazards Identification

Emergency Overview

Flammable liquid and vapor. Causes substantial but temporary eye injury. May cause mild skin irritation. Inhalation of concentrated vapors may cause irritation of the eyes, nose and throat and dizziness and drowsiness. Prolonged overexposure to ethylene glycol monobutyl ether may affect liver, kidneys, blood, lymphatic system or central nervous system.

Potential Health Effects

Eye Contact: May cause irritation with tearing, redness and pain.

Skin Contact: Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause mild irritation.

Inhalation: May cause irritation of the nose, throat and upper respiratory tract. High vapor concentrations may produce nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness, drowsiness, weakness, fatigue, narcosis and possible unconsciousness.

Ingestion: Ingestion may cause gastrointestinal disturbances and central nervous system effects such as headache, dizziness, drowsiness and nausea.

Medical Conditions Aggravated By Exposure: Due to its defatting properties, isopropyl alcohol may aggravate an existing skin condition. Ingestion of ethyl alcohol may aggravate an existing liver condition.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:

Prolonged overexposure to ethylene glycol monobutyl ether may affect liver, kidneys,blood, lymphatic system or central nervous system. Prolonged or repeated exposure to ethanol may cause liver and kidney effects. Consumption of ethyl alcohol d
Carcinogenicity: None of the components is listed as a carcinogen or potential carcinogen by IARC, NTP, ACGIH, or OSHA.
First Aid: Eye Contact: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.

Skin Contact: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash all affected and exposed areas with soap and water. If skin irritation or redness develops and persists, seek medical attention.

Inhalation: Move to fresh air if effects occur and seek medical attention if effects persist.

Ingestion: If swallowed, get medical advice by calling a Poison Control Center or hospital emergency room. If advice is not available, take victim and product container to the nearest emergency treatment center or hospital. Do not attempt to give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Health Rating: 3
Flammability Rating: 2
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 Date: 2012-06-01
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Do not get in eyes or on clothing. Wear appropriate eye protection when handling. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco or using the toilet. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Flammable liquid and vapor. Keep away from heat, sparks, open flames and all other sources of ignition. Do not smoke in storage or use areas. Keep containers closed when not in use. Do not reuse empty containers. Store in a cool, well ventilated area away from heat, oxidizers and all sources of ignition. Empty containers retain product residues and may be hazardous. Do not flame cut, drill, weld, etc. on or near empty containers, even empty.
Disposal: Do not contaminate water, food, or feed by storage and disposal.Pesticide Disposal: Unused product or wastes resulting from the use of this product may be disposed of according to applicable Federal, State, or local procedures.Container Disposal: Nonrefil
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Ethanol/SD Alcohol 40000064-17-57.5
Isopropanol000067-63-015
2-Butoxyethanol000111-76-21.0-5.0
Didecyl dimethyl ammonium chloride007173-51-50.76
Water007732-18-570.0-80.0
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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