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Product Name: Comet Multi Room Disinfectant Cleanser with Bleach, Lemon Fresh-Old Product
EPA Registration Code: 3573-51
Form: powder
Product Category: Inside the Home » multipurpose » Cleaner
Inside the Home » kitchen » Cleaner
Inside the Home » cleaner, antibacterial » Kitchen
Inside the Home » cleanser » Bathroom
Customer Service: 800-262-1637
Date Entered: 1997-12-04
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Manufacturer: Prestige Brands
Address: 660 White Plains Road Suite 250
City: Tarrytown
State: NY
Zip Code: 10591
Telephone Number: 914-524-6800
Toll Free Number: 800-962-4624
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-14
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: May cause eye irritation. In case of contact, flush thoroughly with water. If irritation persists, see a physician. If swallowed, drink a glass of water to dilute.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS Inhalation: No hazards under normal conditions of product use or within the occupational exposure guidelines. Unusually high exposures may cause coughing or irritation of nose and throat. Eye Contact: Direct contact with eye may result in superficial, temporary irritation similar to those produced by other household detergents. Skin Contact: Prolonged skin contact may result in superficial, temporary irritation similar to those produced by other household detergents. Ingestion: Oral ingestion may result in gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Use on irritated or extremely dry skin may aggravate the existing condition.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS Calcium carbonate, an ingredient of this product, contains small amounts of crystalline silica (quartz) as a naturally occurring impurity. Prolonged, excessively high exposures to respirable crystalline silica may result in reduced lung function
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS IARC has found sufficient evidence to classify crystalline silica as a carcinogen in animals, but there is limited evidence in humans.
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: 1995-08-01
Handling: From MSDS Avoid moisture to prevent loss of bleaching/germicidal action and to prevent caking.
Disposal: From MSDS Product contains biodegradable surfactants. If permitted, flush down sewer drain with large excess of water or dispose of at landfill. Disposal is to be performed in compliance with all regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Surfactant(s) (unspecified)000000-00-4
Sodium carbonate000497-19-8
Calcium carbonate (Limestone)001317-65-383.8
Quartz014808-60-7< or = 1
Sodium dichloroisocyanurate dihydrate051580-86-00.9
Quality control agent(s)999999-49-8
Bleach (unspecified)999999-56-0
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