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Product Name: Comet Disinfectant Powder Cleanser-Old Product
Form: powder
Product Category: Inside the Home » all purpose cleaner » Disinfectant
Inside the Home » bathroom » Disinfectant
Inside the Home » cleaner, antibacterial » Kitchen
Inside the Home » disinfectant cleaner » Bathroom
Customer Service: 800-262-1637
Date Entered: 2001-05-30
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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
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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 Health Hazards (Acute and Chronic): Ingestion: Mild mucous membrane irritant. Eye Contact: Mild eye irritant. Inhalation: Mild respiratory irritant. Skin: Mild skin irritant. Signs and Symptoms of Exposure: Ingestion: Oral ingestion may result in gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Eye Contact: Prolonged skin contact or direct contact with eye may result in superficial, temporary irritation similar to those produced by other household detergents. Skin: Prolonged skin contact or direct contact with eye may result in superficial, temporary irritation similar to those produced by other household detergents. 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.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS Same as acute hazards.
Carcinogenicity: The manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) does not state whether the ingredients are considered carcinogens or potential carcinogens.
First Aid: From MSDS CAUTION: KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. May cause eye irritation. In case of eye contact, flush thoroughly with water. If irritation persists, see a physician. If swallowed, drink a glass of water to dilute. Do not mix with other products especially toilet bowl cleansers and products that contain ammonia. Emergency and First Aid Procedures: Ingestion: Dilute with fluids and treat symptomatically. Eye Contact: For accidental eye contact, flush thoroughly with water for 15 minutes. Skin: Wash with soap and water and discontinue use. Inhalation: For accidental, high level inhalation, remove to fresh air. Get medical attention if coughing persists.
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 0
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: 1999-11-01
Handling: From MSDS Precautions To Be Taken in Handling and Storing: Avoid moisture when storing to prevent loss of bleaching action and to prevent caking.
Disposal: From MSDS DISPOSAL IS TO BE PERFORMED IN COMPLIANCE WITH ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL REGULATIONS. Product contains biodegradable surfactant. If permitted, flush small quantities down sewer drain with large excess of water or dispose of at landfill.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Surfactant(s) (unspecified)000000-00-4
Sodium carbonate000497-19-8
Calcium carbonate (Limestone)001317-65-360-100
Cleaning agent(s)999999-47-1
Quality control agent(s)999999-49-8
Bleach (unspecified)999999-56-0
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