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Product Name: Zep Industrial Purple Concentrated Cleaner and Degreaser-Old Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Inside the Home » multipurpose » Degreaser
Inside the Home » degreaser » Cleaner
Customer Service: 800-241-5656
Date Entered: 2001-06-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Enforcer Products, Inc.
Div., Zep, Inc.
Address: 1310 Seaboard Industrial Blvd., NW
City: Atlanta
State: GA
Zip Code: 30318
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: Keep out of reach of children and pets. Contains sodium hydroxide. Causes burns. Harmful if swallowed.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Primary Routes Of Entry: Inhalation, Skin AbsorptionAcute Effects Of Overexposure: Corrosive On Contact. Overexposure Will Produce Tissue Destruction Particularly On Mucous Membranes Of Eyes, Mouth, And Respiratory Tract. Ingredients In This Product May Aggravate Existing Skin, Eye, Or Respiratory Disorders. Ingestion: Ingestion Will Produce Tissue Damage Of The Gastrointestinal Tract. Skin Contact: Concentrated Solutions May Produce Immediate Skin Damage. Diluted Solutions May Produce Severe Irritation Which Intensifies As Contact Continues.Inhalation: Inhalation Of Mists May Produce Severe Nasal And Respiratory Irritation Or Permanent Damage. Overexposure By Inhalation May Cause Respiratory Irritation. Eye Contact: Eye Contact May Produce Severe Irritation An Blindness Unless Immediately Flushed. Medical Conditions Aggravated By Exposure: May Aggravate Existing Skin, Eye, Or Respiratory Disorders.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Repeated Or Prolonged Exposure Of Skin Can Produce Chronic Dermatitis Characterized By Redness, Scaling, And Blistering. Repeated Exposure To Spray Mists May Lead To Chronic Eye Inflammation, Chronic Respiratory Tract Irritation Or Lung Damage.
Carcinogenicity: NTP? N/A IARC? N/A OSHA Regulated ? N/A
First Aid: Ingestion: If This Product Is Swallowed, Do Not Induce Vomiting. If Victim Is Conscious, Give Plenty Of Water To Drink. Get Medical Attention At Once. Skin Contact: Immediately Flush Contaminated Skin With Plenty Of Water For At Least 15 Minutes. Get Medical Attention Immediately. Inhalation: Remove Victim To Fresh Air. If Breathing Does Not Return To Normal Within A Few Minutes, Get Medical Attention Immediately. Eye Contact: Immediately Flush Eyes With Plenty Of Water For At Least 15 Minutes, Occasionally Lifting Upper And Lower Lids. Get Medical Attention At Once.
Health Rating: 3
Flammability Rating: 2
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: 1997-10-10
Handling: Keep Closed When Not In Use. Store Tightly Closed Container In A Dry Area At Temps. Between 40 - 120 Degrees F. Store Away From Strong Acids And Oxidizing Compounds. Keep Product Away From Skin And Eyes. Do Not Breathe Spray Mists Or Vapors. Clothing Or Shoes Which Become Contaminated With Substance Should Be Removed Promptly And Not Re-worn Until Thoroughly Cleaned. Keep Out Of Reach Of Children. Other Precautions: Keep This And All Chemicals Out Of Reach Of Children And Pets. Empty Container Handling: Warning! Emptied Container Retains Product Residue. Observe All Precautions Even After Container Is Emptied. Keep Emptied Container Closed Tightly.
Disposal: Liquids Cannot Be Sent To Landfills Unless Solidified. Unusable Product And Some Collected, Spent Use-Dilutions May Require Disposal As A Hazardous Waste At A Permitted Treatment/Storage/Disposal Facility. In Most States Hazardous Wastes In Total Amounts
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Potassium hydroxide001310-58-3<10
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