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Product Name: Trisodium Phosphate (T.S.P.)-Discontinued Product
Form: tablet
Product Category: Inside the Home » cleaner » Toilet Bowl
Inside the Home » bowl cleaner » Bathroom
Customer Service: 800-292-2200
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
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Manufacturer: Clorox Company, The
Address: 1221 Broadway
City: Oakland
State: CA
Zip Code: 94612
Telephone Number: 510-271-7000
Fax Number: 510-832-1463
Toll Free Number: 800-227-1860
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-16
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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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Warnings: Keep away from children. Contact with tablet causes damage to eyes and skin. Harmful, if swallowed. Avoid direct contact with tablet. Do not use ammonia in toilet bowl and do not add other household chemicals to toilet tank as hazardous gases may result. If tablet needs to be removed before completely dissolved, wear rubber gloves while removing from tank. Place in plastic bag. Avoid dropping. Eyes: Flush immediately with water for 15 minutes. Skin: Wash immediately with water for 15 minutes. If Swallowed: Rinse mouth and drink a glassful of water. Do not induce vomiting. In all cases, call a physician immediately. Emergency And First Aid Procedures Eyes: Flush Toughly With Water. Obtain Medical Attention. Skin: Wash Off With Water. If Irritation Is Evident, Obtain Medical Attention. Inhaled: Remove From Exposure. If Breathing Is Difficult Or Discomfort Persists, Obtain Medical Attention. Swallowed: Rinse Mouth With Water, Give Water To Cause Particles To Dissolve. Do Not Cause Vomiting. Call A Physician Immediately.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS Inhalation Health Risks And Symptoms Of Exposure Small Amounts Of Dust Are Very Irritating. Large Exposures Can Cause Tissue Burns. Skin And Eye Contact Health Risks And Symptoms Of Exposure Eye Contact: Tissue Burns Are Likely. Skin Contact: Strong Irritant; Chemical Burns Are Possible. Skin Absorption Health Risks And Symptoms Of Exposure Not Known. Ingestion Health Risks And Symptoms Of Exposure Slightly Toxic (Due To High Ph). Health Hazards (Acute And Chronic) Acute: The Material Is Moderately Toxic To Humans. Inhalation Of Heavy Dust May Irritate Nose And Throat. Ingestion May Injure Mouth, Throat, And Gastrointestinal Tract. Contact With Eyes Produces Local Irritation And Possible Conjunctivitis. Chronic: Chronic Toxicity Is Known, But Is Not Believed To Be Significant For Low Concentration. Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated By Exposure: Skin Irritation May Be Aggravated In Persons With Existing Skin Lesions. Breathing Of Dust May Aggravate Acute Or Chronic Asthma And Other Chronic Pulmonary Disease.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS Chronic Toxicity Is Known, But Is Not Believed To Be Significant For Low Concentration.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS Neither the NTP, IARC, nor OSHA lists trisodium phosphate as a carcinogen.
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 0
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: 1997-05-01
Handling: From MSDS Store In A Dry Area For Product Quality Assurance.
Disposal: From MSDS If Material Can Not Be Salvaged, It Should Be Disposed Of In A Landfill In Accordance With All Federal, State, And Local Regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Surfactant(s) (unspecified)000000-00-4
Sodium phosphate, tribasic010101-89-0100
Bleach (unspecified)999999-56-0
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