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Product Information
Product Name: Oatey H2O (5) Water Soluble Flux-Old Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » flux, water soluble » Solder
Home maintenance » solder flux » Plumbing
Customer Service: 800-321-9532
Date Entered: 2001-05-30
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Oatey
Hercules Chemical Company
Address: 4700 West 160th Street
City: Cleveland
State: OH
Zip Code: 44135
Telephone Number: 216-267-7100
Fax Number: 216-267-6538
Toll Free Number: 800-321-9532
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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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:ENTRY ROUTE: INHALE - YES; INGEST - YES; SKIN - YES; EYE - YES GENERAL: Zinc Chloride is corrosive to all body tissues and can cause severe burns. INHALATION: If heated, fumes may produce respiratory irritation, fever, chills, muscular pain, headache, vomiting and sweating. SKIN: Contact may cause irritation, burns or dermatitis.EYE: May cause irritation, burns or corneal damage.INGESTION: May cause burns of mouth, throat and gastrointestinal tract, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, strictures, kidney disease, shock or death. TARGET ORGANS: Eye, Skin, Central Nervous System, kidney, respiratory system, digestive system
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:No information given.
Carcinogenicity: The ingredients in this product are not identified as carcinogens by NTP, IARC and OSHA.
First Aid: SKIN: Wash thoroughly with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before re-use. Seek medical attention if irritation persists. EYES: If fumes cause irritation, move to fresh air and irrigate eyes with water for 15 minutes. If irritation persists, seek medical attention. INHALATION: Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Keep victim quiet and warm. Call a poison control center or physician immediately. INGESTION: Drink water. DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING and call a poison control center or physician immediately. Avoid alcoholic beverages. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 1
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: 2001-04-02
Handling: Do not store near heat.
Disposal: Dispose of according to local, state, and federal regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Surfactant(s) (unspecified)000000-00-420.0-50.0
Triethanolamine hydrochloride000637-39-88.0-15.0
Zinc chloride007646-85-72.0-8.0
Ammonium chloride012125-02-90-3.0
Inert ingredients (unspecified)999999-00-25.0-25.0
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