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Product Name: Jasco Muriatic Acid-04/16/2015
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » cleaner » Masonry/Stone
Home maintenance » cleaner » Cement/Concrete
Landscape/Yard » pH control » Swimming Pool
Landscape/Yard » water treatment » Swimming Pool
Customer Service: 800-238-2672
Date Entered: 2016-08-04
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Barr & Co., Inc., W.M.
Address: 2101 Channel Avenue
City: Memphis
State: TN
Zip Code: 37501
Telephone Number: 800-238-2672
Fax Number: 800-621-9508
Toll Free Number: 800-398-3892
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-17
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: Hazard Statements

Danger. May be corrosive to metals. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. Toxic if inhaled. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements

Keep only in original container. Do not breathe fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.


IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.

IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.

IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

Absorb spillage to prevent material damage.


Store container tightly closed in well-ventilated place. Store locked up.


Dispose of contents/container according to local, state and federal regulations.

POISON! HARMFUL OR FATAL IF SWALLOWED. CAUSES SEVERE BURNS. VAPOR HARMFUL. Contains hydrochloric acid. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Do not ingest. USE ONLY WITH ADEQUATE VENTILATION TO PREVENT BUILDUP OF VAPORS. For exterior use only. Do not use in areas where vapors can accumulate and concentrate such as basements, bathrooms and small, enclosed areas. If strong odor is noticed or you experience slight dizziness - STOP - ventilation is inadequate. Leave area immediately. IF THE WORK AREA IS NOT WELL VENTILATED, DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT. A dust mask does not provide against protection of vapors. Do not mix with chlorine-type bleaches or other household chemicals. Wear chemical resistant gloves and chemical splash goggles when using this product.
Acute Health Effects: From SDS:

Hazards Identification

Danger. May be corrosive to metals. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. Toxic if inhaled. May cause respiratory irritation.

Potential Health Effects

Eye Contact: May cause severe burns, eye damage, and blindness.

Skin Contact: May cause severe burns, irritation, pain, and ulceration.

Inhalation: Inhalation of muriatic acid vapors can cause irritation of respiratory tract, burns, pulmonary edema, and coughing.

Ingestion: Poison. May be fatal if swallowed. May cause severe irritation, perforation of the intestinal tract, and burns in mouth, pharynx, and gastrointestinal tract. May cause intense pain, nausea, vomiting, bleeding, circulating collapse, and shock.
Chronic Health Effects: From SDS:

Long term exposure to muriatic acid can cause erosion of the teeth. May cause dermatitis.
Carcinogenicity: Hydrochloric acid (007647-01-0)

IARC: Group 3

First Aid: Eye Contact: Immediately begin to flush with large quantities of water, remove any contact lens. Continue to flush with water for at least 15 minutes, forcibly holding eyelids apart to ensure complete irrigation of all of the eye and lid tissues. Flushing the eyes with water within several seconds is essential to achieve maximum effectiveness. Seek immediate medical attention.

Skin Contact: Wash with soap and large quantities of water and remove contaminated clothing, jewelry, and shoes immediately. Wash for 15 minutes. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.

Inhalation: If user experiences breathing difficulty, move to air free of vapors. Administer oxygen or artificial respiration until medical assistance can be rendered. Obtain medical attention immediately.

Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Give milk of magnesia or large amounts of water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Call your poison control center, hospital emergency room or physician immediately for instructions. If vomiting occurs spontaneously, keep airway clear. Give more water when vomiting stops.

Notes to Physician: Call your local poison control center for further information. The absence of visible signs or symptoms of burns does not reliably exclude the presence of actual tissue damage. Probable mucosal damage may contraindicate the use of gastric lavage.
Health Rating: 3*
Flammability Rating: 0
Reactivity Rating: 1
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2015-04-16
Handling: Read carefully all cautions and directions on product label before use. Since empty container retains residue, follow all label warnings even after container is empty. Dispose of empty container according to all regulations. Do not reuse this container. Avoid breathing vapor or mist. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Wash thoroughly after handling. When mixing, slowly add acid to water to minimize heat generation and spattering. Never add water to acid. Keep container tightly closed when not in use. Keep container properly labeled. Keep container tightly closed when not in use. Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight and heat to avoid container deterioration. Avoid storage at extreme high or low temperatures. Protect from freezing. Keep container properly labeled. Keep separated from incompatible substances. Store in acid-resistant plastic, glass containers, or rubber-lined steel containers. Do not store in aluminum containers or use aluminum fittings or transfer lines.
Disposal: Dispose in accordance with applicable local, state, and federal regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Hydrochloric acid007647-01-031.0-35.0
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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