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Product Information
Product Name: Whistle Citrus Cleaner/Degreaser
Form: liquid
Product Category: Inside the Home » multipurpose » Degreaser
Customer Service: 800-558-5252
Date Entered: 2001-06-26
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: JohnsonDiversey
Address: 8310 16th Street
City: Sturtevant
State: WI
Zip Code: 53177
Telephone Number: 262-631-4001
Date Info Verified: 2012-06-19
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
Routes of Entry: Inhalation. Eye contact. Ingestion.
Potential Acute Health Effects:
Eye: Corrosive. May cause permanent damage including blindness.
Skin: Corrosive. May cause permanent damage.
Inhalation: May cause irritation and corrosive effects to nose, throat and respiratory tract.
Ingestion: Corrosive. May cause burns to mouth, throat, and stomach.
Medical Conditions Generally Recognized As Being Aggravated By Exposure: Individuals with chronic respiratory disorders such as asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, etc., may be more susceptible to irritating effects.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Effects of Chronic Exposure: None known.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
No information available.
First Aid: From MSDS
Eye Contact: Flush immediately with running water for at least 15 minutes, keeping eyelids open. Get medical attention immediately.
Skin Contact: Flush immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention immediately.
Inhalation: If breathing is difficult: remove to fresh air. Get medical attention immediately.
Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Immediately drink plenty of water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical attention immediately.
Health Rating: 3
Flammability Rating: 2
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: 2001-06-26
Handling: From MSDS Handling: Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Do not taste or swallow. Avoid breathing vapors or spray mists. Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove and wash contaminated clothing and footwear before re-use. Product residue may remain on/in empty containers. All precautions for handling the product must be used in handling the empty container and residue. Use only in well-ventilated areas. FOR INDUSTRIAL USE ONLY.Storage: Store in a dry, cool and well-ventilated area. Protect from freezing. Keep container tightly closed. Keep away from heat, sparks and flame. Keep out of reach of children.
Disposal: From MSDS Undiluted product is regulated under environmental and transportation laws as an ignitable waste. Undiluted product is regulated under environmental and transportation laws as a corrosive waste. Dispose of according to all federal, state and local regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Tetrasodium EDTA000064-02-81.0-5.0
Sodium metasilicate006834-92-01.0-5.0
Nonylphenyl polyethoxylate009016-45-95.0-10.0
Potassium acrylinoleate068127-33-31.0-5.0
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