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Product Name: Tide Pods Detergent + Stain Remover + Brightener, Ocean Mist-Old Product
Form: pods
Product Category: Inside the Home » detergent » Laundry
Inside the Home » laundry » Detergent
Customer Service: 866-511-6529
Date Entered: 2013-03-27
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
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?) (Complete (M)SDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Eye irritant. May be harmful if swallowed. Keep out of reach of children. Do not ingest. May irritate eyes. Do not get in eyes. To prevent pacs from dissolving before use, you should always close the package and handle with dry hands. First Aid Treatment: Contains nonionic and anionic surfactants, ethoxylated polyethylene polyamine (polymer) and enzymes. If swallowed, give a glass of water or milk and call a Poison Control Center or doctor immediately. Do not induce vomiting. If in eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water for 15 minutes and seek medical advice. If on skin or clothing, remove contaminated clothing and rinse skin well with water.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT SAFE USE OF LIQUID LAUNDRY PACKETS

From Procter & Gamble, manufacturers of Tide Laundry Detergent.

Ingesting or misusing liquid laundry packets can be harmful. Liquid laundry packets should only be used for cleaning clothes. They should never be played with - whatever the circumstance, even if meant as a joke. Like all household cleaning products, they must be used properly and stored safely.

What are Tide Pods?

Liquid laundry pacs are highly concentrated detergent made only for the purpose of cleaning clothes. Because it is highly concentrated, liquid laundry pacs can be harmful if the pac's contents are ingested or come into contact with skin. It is important that liquid laundry pacs such as Tide Pods be used properly and stored safely.

Safe Use of Tide Pods

Follow all recommended product instructions and pay particularly close attention to all safety warnings. All Tide Pods packages state: "The liquid inside is harmful if put in mouth, swallowed, or in eyes." Tide Pods are designed to dissolve when they are in contact with water in the laundry cycle.

To prevent laundry pacs from dissolving before use, always close the package and handle pacs with dry hands.

Clean up any spills immediately after they occur.

Avoid breaking pacs.

Wash your hands after doing laundry.

Never use empty detergent containers for storing any other materials, especially for anything intended for consumption.

If an Incident Occurs

If a product is swallowed, drink a glass of water or milk, and contact the Poison Control Center (1-800- 222-1222) or doctor immediately. Do not induce vomiting.

If a product gets in the eye(s), then rinse immediately with plenty of water for 15 minutes and seek medical advice as needed.

If exposure to the skin or clothing occurs, remove contaminated clothing and rinse skin well with water.

Following these laundry safety steps will help keep you safe. Know what to do before unintended exposure happens. Read the product safety information provided on the package.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:

Hazards Identification

Liquidtab Tide formulas have a low order of toxicity. If ingested, it may be mildly irritating. It is expected to be moderately emetic.

Potential Health Effects

Eye Contact: May cause moderate irritation.

Skin Contact: Prolonged contact with concentrated material may be drying or transiently irritating to skin.

Inhalation May cause transient respiratory irritation.

Ingestion: May cause transient gastrointestinal irritation.

Signs and Symptoms of Exposure:

Eye Contact: May cause stinging, tearing, itching, swelling, and/or redness.

Skin: Prolonged contact with concentrated material may be drying or transiently irritating to skin.

Inhalation: May cause transient respiratory irritation.

Ingestion: May result in nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:

Possible enzyme sensitization.
Carcinogenicity: Finished product is not expected to be carcinogenic.

NTP: No

IARC: No

OSHA: No.
First Aid: Eye Contact: Rinse immediately with water for 15 minutes and seek medical care.

Skin: Rinse thoroughly with water. Remove contaminated clothing.

If symptoms persist or reoccur, seek medical attention.

Ingestion: Drink a glassful of water or milk and call a Poison Control Center or doctor immediately. DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING.
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: 2011-02-01
Handling/Disposal
Handling: No unusual precautions necessary.
Disposal: Consumer produced household solutions may be disposed of down the drain with running water. Consumer may discard empty container in trash, or recycle where facilities exist.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Fragrance(s)/perfume(s)000000-00-1
Dye000000-50-9
Termamyl 330L enzyme000000-70-1
Glycerin000056-81-5
Propylene glycol000057-55-67.0-13.0
Pentasodium pentetate000140-01-2
Monoethanolamine (MEA)000141-43-51.0-5.0
Sodium Formate000141-53-7
Calcium formate000544-17-2
Benzisothiazolinone002634-33-5
Sodium bisulfite007631-90-5
Water007732-18-5
Castor oil, hydrogenated (Trihydroxystearin)008001-78-3
Fatty acids, salts008046-71-7
Subtilisin (proteolytic enzyme)009014-01-1
Monoethanolamine citrate017863-38-6
Disodium Distyrylbiphenyl Disulfonate027344-41-8
Alkyl benzene sulfonate042615-29-2
Mannanase060748-69-8
Alcohols, C10-16, ethoxylated068002-97-17.0-13.0
Ethoxylated polyethylenepolyamine068130-99-43.0-7.0
Benzenesulfonic acid, mono-C10-16-alkyl derivs., compds. with ethanolamine068910-32-715.0-40.0
Alcohols, ethoxylated, sulfated, neutralized162201-45-815-40.0
Alcoholethoxy sulfate888888-03-1
C12-16 pareth-9999999-84-2
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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