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Product Name: Dow Heavy Duty Oven Cleaner-discontinued
Form: aerosol
Product Category: Inside the Home » oven cleaner » Kitchen
Inside the Home » cleaner » Oven
Customer Service: 800-428-4795
Date Entered: 1996-08-21
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: SC Johnson, Inc.
Address: 1525 Howe Street
City: Racine
State: WI
Zip Code: 53403
Telephone Number: 262-260-2000
Fax Number: 262-260-6004
Toll Free Number: 800-494-4855
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-13
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?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Causes burns to skin and eyes on contact. Contents under pressure. Harmful if swallowed. Contact will cause burns. Avoid contact with eyes, nose, skin or clothing. Wear long rubber gloves and eye protection. Do not breathe spray mist. Do not take internally. Do not puncture, incinerate, expose to heat or store above 120 degrees F. Keep out of reach of children. First Aid. Eyes: Immediately flush with water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention. Skin: Immediately remove rings and contaminated clothing. Wash skin thoroughly with soap and water. Continually flush for 15 minutes. If irritation persists, get medical attention. Internal: Do not induce vomiting. Rinse mouth then drink large amounts of water or milk and call physician immediately. Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS Inhalation: Spray mists may cause some nasal irritation on prolonged exposure. Skin Contact: Product is a primary skin irritant and causes chemical burns on contact. Eye Contact: Causes moderate to severe irritation. May cause permanent damage. Ingestion: May cause corrosive burns to mouth, throat, and stomach.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS (1) Repeated or prolonged exposure to low concentrations of sodium hydroxide can defat the skin, causing an irritant dermatitis with redness, fissuring, and scaling.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS The product contains no listed carcinogens.
Health Rating: 2
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: 1996-03-01
Handling: From MSDS Keep out of reach of children. Product causes burns to skin and eyes on contact; protect with long, rubber gloves and goggles or safety glasses. Harmful if swallowed. Do not breathe spray mist. Use in a well ventilated area. Avoid contact with acids and aluminum. Not for use on continuous or self-cleaning ovens. Not for exterior oven surfaces such as aluminum or chrome trim or baked enamel. Do not spray on switches, heating elements, light bulb, pilot light, or thermostat. Protect floor and all nearby surfaces with newspapers. Use only as directed on label. Contents under pressure. Do not use or store near heat, open flames, or direct sunlight. Containers may burst if heated.
Disposal: From MSDS Do not puncture or incinerate container. Do not put container in home trash compactor. Replace cap, wrap in thick newspaper and discard in trash.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Glycol ether(s) (unspecified)000000-01-4
Alkanolamine (unspecified)000000-34-4
Sodium hydroxide001310-73-24
Petroleum gases, liquefied068476-85-7
Thickening agent(s) (unspecified)999999-50-7
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