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Not for use on children
Acute Health Effects:
From MSDS Ingestion: Mild irritant Eye Contact: Mild irritant Skin: Mild irritant Inhalation: NA
Chronic Health Effects:
From MSDS Same as acute hazards. Downy Premium Care is practically nontoxic. If ingested, it is mildly irritating but not corrosive.
The manufacturers Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) does not state whether the ingredients are considered carcinogens or potential carcinogens.
0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
From MSDS Precautions To Be Taken in Handling and Storing: Store in a cool, dry, well ventilated area.
From MSDS RCRA hazardous waste if disposed of in original form - May only be removed by a licensed hazardous waste hauler to an EPA certified hazardous waste treatment facility. Do not landfill. DISPOSAL IS TO BE PERFORMED IN COMPLIANCE WITH ALL FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL REGULATIONS.