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Product Name: Zep Grout Cleaner and Whitener, Industrial Strength-Old Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Inside the Home » grout » Cleaner
Inside the Home » cleaner » Grout
Customer Service: 800-241-5656
Date Entered: 2001-05-31
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Manufacturer: ZepInc
Address: 3330 Cumberland Boulevard Suite 700
City: Atlanta
State: GA
Zip Code: 30339
Telephone Number: 404-603-7958
Fax Number: 404-603-7958
Toll Free Number: 877-428-9937
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-11
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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. Irritant to eyes and mucous membranes. Harmful if swallowed. Do not mix with chlorine bleaches or other household chemicals. Do not use this product if you have any existing respiratory problems such as asthma, emphysema, etc. Contains hydrochloric acid. Do not reuse container.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Primary Routes Of Entry: Inhalation, Ingestion, Skin Absorption, Eye
Special Note: MSDS Data Pertains To The Product As Dispensed From The Container. Adverse Health Effects Would Not Be Expected Under Recommended Conditions Of Use (Diluted) So Long As Prescribed Safety Precautions Are Practiced.
Acute Effects Of Overexposure:
Ingestion: Ingestion Can Cause Abdominal Pain, Nausea, Vomiting, And Collapse, Along With Tissue Destruction In The Gastrointestinal Tract.
Skin Contact: Corrosive To Skin On Contact. Skin Contact Can Produce Inflammation, Reddening And Blistering.
Inhalation: Inhalation Of Spray Mist Or Vapors May Produce Irritation, Burning, Or Destruction Of Tissues In The Respiratory Tract, Characterized By Coughing, Choking, Pain, Or Shortness Of Breath. Severe Overexposure May Lead To Fatal Lung Damage.
Eye Contact: Corrosive To Eyes On Contact. Eye Contact Can Produce Corneal Damage Or Blindness.
Medical Conditions Aggravated By Exposure: Respiratory Diseases. Ingredients In This Product May Aggravate Existing Skin, Eye Or Respiratory Disorders.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Chronic Effects Of Overexposure:
Repeated Or Prolonged Contact With Acid Vapors May Cause Nasal Ulcerations, Bronchial Irritation And Frequent Attacks Of Bronchial Infection. In Extreme Cases, Teeth Erosion Could Result. Repeated Or Prolonged
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
None Of The Hazardous Ingredients Are Listed As Carcinogens By IARC, NTP, & OSHA.
First Aid: From MSDS
Ingestion: Do Not Induce Vomiting. If Victim Is Conscious, Give Plenty Of Water To Drink. Do Not Administer Fluids To An Unconscious Person. Get Medical Attention Immediately.
Skin Contact: Immediately Flush Contaminated Skin, With Plenty Of Water For At Least 15 Minutes. Get Medical Attention Immediately.
Inhalation: Move Exposed Person To Fresh Air At Once. If Breathing Has Stopped, Perform Artificial Respiration. 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: 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: 1998-11-16
Handling: From MSDS Keep Closed When Not In Use. Store In Tightly Closed Container In Dry Area AtTemps Between 40-120
Disposal: From MSDS 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 Of 220- Lbs. Or Less Per Month May Be Disposed Of In A Chemical Or Industrial Waste Landfill. If Company Effluent Is Ultimately Treated By A Publicly Owned Treatment Works, Neutralization Of Spent Tank-Solutions With Subsequent Discharge To The Sewer May BePossible. Consult Local, State And Federal Agencies For Proper Disposal Method In Your Area.Other Precautions: Keep This And All Chemicals Out Of Reach Of Children And Pets.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Hydrochloric acid007647-01-05.0-15.0
Phosphoric acid007664-38-215-25
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