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Product Name: Kem Tek Swimming Pool Chlorinating Sticks
EPA Registration Code: 7616-16
Form: solid
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » chlorinator » Swimming Pool
Customer Service: 800-745-4536
Date Entered: 2001-08-14
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Manufacturer: Chem Lab Products, Inc. (KIK Pool Additives, Inc.)
Address: 5160 E. Airport Drive
City: Ontario
State: CA
Zip Code: 91761
Telephone Number: 909-390-9912
Fax Number: 909-390-9911
Toll Free Number: 800-767-7665
Date Info Verified: 2017-02-28
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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: CORROSIVE: Causes irreversible eye damage and skin burns. May be fatal if absorbed through skin. May be fatal if inhaled. Do not breathe dust or spray mists. Irritating to nose and throat. Harmful if swallowed. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Wear goggles or face shield, protective clothing and rubber gloves when handling this product. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking or using tobacco. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
This pesticide is toxic to fish and aquatic organisms. STRONG OXIDIZING AGENT. WILL BURN WITH THE EVOLUTION OF CHLORINE AND EQUALLY TOXIC GASES. CONTACT WITH WATER SLOWLY LIBERATES IRRITATING AND HAZARDOUS CHLORINE CONTAINING GASES. DECOMPOSES AT 460 deg F to 480 deg F WITH LIBERATION OF HARMFUL GASES. Mix only with water. Use clean dry utensils. Do not add this product to any dispensing device containing remnants of any other product. Such use may cause a violent reaction leading to fire or explosion. Contamination with moisture, organic matter, or other chemicals may start a chemical reaction with generation of heat, liberation of hazardous gases, and possible generation of fire and explosion.
Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Irritation of the eyes nose, throat, pharynx, and respiratory tract is likely to develop from exposures to the dust of this material.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
No information provided.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
No information provided.
First Aid: From MSDS
IF SWALLOWED: Drink promptly large quantities of water. Do not induce vomiting. Avoid alcohol. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Call a physician or poison control center immediately. IF IN EYES: Hold eyelids open and flush with a steady, gentle stream of water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. Get medical attention. IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration, preferably, mouth-to-mouth. Get medical attention. NOTE TO PHYSICIAN: Probable mucosal damage may contraindicate the use of gastric lavage.
Health Rating: 3.
Flammability Rating: 0
Reactivity Rating: 2
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 1969-12-31
Handling: From MSDS
Keep product in tightly closed container when not in use. Store in cool, dry, well ventilated area away from heat and open flame. In case of decomposition, isolate container in open area, if possible, and flood with large amounts of water.
Do not reuse empty container. Rinse empty container thoroughly with water to dissolve all material before discarding. Place in trash collection or dispose in approved landfill area.
Disposal: From MSDS
This pesticide is toxic to fish and aquatic organisms. Do not discharge effluent containing this product into lake, streams, ponds, estuaries, oceans or other waters. Unless in accordance with the requirements of a National Pollutant Discharg
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