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Acute Health Effects:
Potential Health Effects
Route(s) of Entry: Skin, Ingestion
May cause severe eye irritation
Signs and Symptoms of Exposure: Localized redness, swelling, itching or dryness. Gastrointestinal irritation if ingested.
Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Skin diseases may be aggravated by contact
Chronic Health Effects:
Prolonged contact will cause alkaline burns to the eyes or skin irritation and reddening
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Eye contact: Immediately flush eye thoroughly with water. Continue flushing eye for at least 15 minutes, including under lids. Call physician immediately.
Skin contact: Wash skin with cool water and pH-neutral soap or a mild detergent. Seek medical treatment if irritation or inflammation develops or persists. Seek immediate medical treatment in the event of burns.
Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Call a physician immediately.