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Product Name: Stearns Hytron Free, Phosphate Free Automatic Dishwasher Detergent
Form: crystals
Product Category: Commercial / Institutional » dishwasher » Detergent
Commercial / Institutional » detergent » Dishwasher
Customer Service: 800-655-5008
Date Entered: 2014-01-25
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Stearns Packaging Corporation
Address: 4200 Sycamore Avenue
City: Madison
State: WI
Zip Code: 53714
Telephone Number: 608-246-5150
Fax Number: 608-246-5149
Toll Free Number: 800-655-5008
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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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:

Health Hazard Data

Emergency Overview

Strongly alkaline, may cause burning to eyes and respiratory passages. Possible irritant to skin over prolonged periods of exposure.

Potential Health Effects

Signs and Symptoms of Exposure: Irritation of exposed tissues, especially eyes, skin, throat, nasal cavities and other mucous membranes.

Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure: No data available.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:

No information provided.
Carcinogenicity: Not listed by NTP, IARC or OSHA.
First Aid: Eye Contact: If contact with eyes occurs, flush with plenty of cool water for 15 minutes. Consult a physician.

Skin Contact: May be irritating to skin. If contact occurs, flush with water and wear gloves in the future to minimize exposure. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. Discontinue use if irritation persists and consult a physician.

Inhalation: Remove from exposure. Obtain medical attention immediately.

Ingestion: May be harmful if swallowed. Large oral dosages may produce gastrointestinal disturbances. If ingested, drink large amounts of water or milk. DO NOT induce vomiting. Get medical attention immediately. Avoid contamination of foods.

Note to Physician: Strongly alkaline, may remove sebaceous oils leaving skin unprotected and may cause chemical burns. Accessible exposed tissue should be flushed thoroughly with water, and any corneal burns warrant consultation of an ophthalmologist. Ingestion may result in nausea, vomiting and burns, especially of the esophagus. Attempts to neutralize ingested material with acids may cause excess heat and gas production, which can increase the risk of perforation. Dilution may so likewise, but when the dry material is ingested, adherence of the particles to the esophageal mucosa may assure perforation and/or stricture formation may occur without oropharyngeal burns. Accordingly, most authorities recommend limited esophageal stenosis. Prevention of the latter is controversial, though most authorities favor early corticosteroid and/or prophylactic dilation therapy.
Health Rating: 0
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: 2010-04-23
Handling: Wear all recommended safety gear. Do not mix with other chemicals or cleaning agents. Avoid contact with dust. Always keep product out of the reach of children.
Disposal: Waste disposal must be done in accordance with all local, city or municipality, county, state, and federal regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Sodium citrate (Trisodium citrate)000068-04-29.0-15.0
Sodium carbonate000497-19-820.0-35.0
Sodium silicate001344-09-83.0-8.0
Sodium metasilicate006834-92-05.0-10.0
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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