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Product Name: Kingsford Match Light Ready-To-Light Charcoal Briquets 4 Lbs.
Form: solid
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » charcoal » Barbeque grille
Customer Service: 800-232-4745
Date Entered: 2005-01-17
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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: From Label: CAUTION. COMBUSTIBLE Keep away from heat and open flame. Contains petroleum distillates. Store in well ventilated area. Keep bag closed to avoid evaporation. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN CARBON MONOXIDE HAZARD Burning charcoal inside can kill you. Gives off carbon monoxide which has no odor. Never burn charcoal inside homes, vehicles, or tents.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Vapors may cause irritation to the nose, throat, and respiratory tract. Repeated or prolonged exposure to concentrations above the Worker Exposure Limit may cause central nervous system depression (e.g. dizziness, weakness, nausea, headaches and/or unconsciousness). Dust may irritate eyes. Inhalation of dust may irritate nose and throat. CARBON MONOXIDE HAZARD. Burning charcoal inside without adequate ventilation can kill you. It gives off carbon monoxide, which has no odor. NEVER burn charcoal inside homes, vehicles or tents. Preexisting eye, skin, and respiratory disorders may be aggravated by exposure to this product.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Solvents similar to those contained in this product have caused adverse kidney effects in male rats after prolonged and repeated inhalation exposure. Reports have associated repeated and prolonged occupational exposure to solvents with permanent
Carcinogenicity: IARC Monographs (Volume 62, 1995) state that there is sufficient evidence of the carcinogenicity of wood dust in humans and inadequate evidence of its carcinogenicity in animals. IARC classification: Group 1. None of the other materials in this product ar
First Aid: INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. If irritation or breathing problems develop, call a physician. EYE CONTACT: Flush eyes thoroughly with water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists, call a physician.SKIN CONTACT: Wash skin with soap and water.INGESTION: Drink a glassful of water. Call a physician.
Health Rating: N
Flammability Rating: N
Reactivity Rating: N
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 1998-07-01
Handling: Wash hands after direct contact. Do not wear product contaminated clothing for prolonged periods. Stable under normal use and storage conditions. Avoid contact with oxidizing agents, heat sources, and ignition sources. Store in a well-ventilated area away from heat and open flames. Keep bag closed to avoid evaporation. Do not use lighter fluid or an electric or chimney-style starter. Never cover flaming briquettes with a grill lid. Covering flaming briquettes may result in a flare-up when lid is removed. Do not add Match Light once fire has been lit. Barbecue away from flammable items, overhangs, and trees.
Disposal: Reclaim, if possible; otherwise, dispose of in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Calcium carbonate (Limestone)001317-65-310.0-20.0
Stoddard solvent008052-41-3<5-15
Charcoal, activated016291-96-6
Distillates, petroleum, hydrotreated light064742-47-8<5-15
Solvent naphtha, petroleum, medium aliphatic064742-88-7<5-15
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