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Product Name: Cheer Granular Laundry Detergent-Old Product
Form: granules
Product Category: Inside the Home » detergent/soap » Laundry
Inside the Home » laundry » Detergent
Customer Service: 800-632-4337
Date Entered: 2003-03-03
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Procter & Gamble Co.
Address: P.O. Box 599
City: Cincinnati
State: OH
Zip Code: 45201
Telephone Number: 513-983-1100
Fax Number: 513-562-4500
Toll Free Number: 800-543-7270
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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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS Ingestion: May cause transient gastrointestinal irritation. Eye Contact: Contact may cause mild, transient irritation. Skin: None. Inhalation: Heavy exposure to dust may cause transient respiratory tract irritation. Prolonged heavy exposure to dust may cause respiratory sensitization. Signs and Symptoms of Exposure: Ingestion: Possible mild gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea. Eye Contact: Eye contact with the product or its aqueous solution may produce transient superficial irritation. Skin: None. Inhalation: Heavy exposure to dust may cause transient respiratory tract irritation.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS Heavy exposure to dust may cause transient respiratory tract irritation. Prolonged heavy exposure to dust may cause respiratory sensitization.
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 Emergency and First Aid Procedures: Ingestion: Give milk or water. Eye Contact: Flush eyes with water for 15 minutes. Skin: Rinse exposed area with water. Inhalation: Leave dusty area. In rare cases a respiratory reaction can occur which may include tightness of chest and difficulty breathing. If this occurs, seek medical attention immediately. Other: Consumer product packages have a caution statement: ***CAUTION: EYE IRRITANT. MAY BE HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED. In case of eye contact, flush
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: 2002-03-25
Handling: From MSDS Precautions To Be Taken in Handling and Storing: Avoid skin contact and breathing product dust. Store in a cool, dry place. Keep product dry to maintain free-flowing granules. Other Precautions: None.
Disposal: No concerns at relevant environmental concentrations. This product contains an anionic surfactant that has an aquatic 96 hr LC50 of 0.92 ppm. However, risk assessments on the finished product confirm objective safety of its usage because of the removal and biodegradability kinetics of the surfactant. The surfactant is rapidly biodegradable under aerobic and anaerobic conditions (protocols: OECD 301-B and ECETOC 1988, respectively). The level of biodegradation in both conditions is >70%. Its removal in municipal sewage treatment is expected to be >99% based on standard laboratory test methods. Waste Disposal Method: DISPOSAL IS TO BE PERFORMED IN COMPLIANCE WITH ALL FEDERAL, STATE/PROVINCIAL AND LOCAL REGULATIONS. Dry product from consumer may be landfilled. Industrial dry product may be landfilled if permitted by local regulations or may be incinerated if landfill disposal is not allowed. Consumer may discard empty container in trash. Industrial producer may discard empty, individual containers in trash. Multiple empty and/or damaged containers should be compacted and landfilled, in accordance with all applicable regulations, or incinerated. Consumer produced household solutions may be disposed of to sewer. Industrial waste water containing product may be sewered if in compliance with all federal, and state/provincial regulations and local ordinances.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Surfactant(s) (unspecified)000000-00-43.0-7.0
Sodium carbonate000497-19-815.0-40.0
Subtilisin (proteolytic enzyme)009014-01-1<0.1
Sodium dodecylbenzenesulfonate068081-81-27.0-13.0
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