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Product Information
Product Name: Double Agent Drain Opener with Nuggets-Old Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » opener/cleaner » Drain
Home maintenance » drain opener » Cleaner
Customer Service: 800-221-9330
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
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Manufacturer: Hercules Chemical Co.
Div. of Oatey SCS
Address: 4700 W. 160th. Street
City: Cleveland
State: OH
Zip Code: 44135
Telephone Number: 216-267-7100
Fax Number: 216-267-6538
Toll Free Number: 800-321-9532
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-15
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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: DANGER-POISON Keep out of reach of children. Liquid portion contains Sodium Hydroxide (Lye) and/or Potassium Hydroxide. Causes severe burns on contact. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, mucous membranes and clothing. Do not drink. Harmful or fatal if swallowed. Rinse spills immediately with a mixture of water and vinegar. First Aid: Emergency. Eyes- Immediately flood with water for 20 minutes. Then get medical care immediately. External - Flood with water for at least 15 minutes. Then get medical care immediately. Internal-If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Give large quantities of water/milk. Get medical attention immediately. Call a physician at once. Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Inhalation: Excessive inhalation of fumes (ammonia) which may be generated while the product is being used, due to the reaction of caustic solution on nuggets, can cause irritation of upper respiratory tract. Eye Contact: Caustic soda is destructive to eye tissues on contact, and can cause burns that result in damage to eyes and even blindness. Skin Contact: Caustic soda is destructive to tissues contacted and produces severe burns. Ingestion: Caustic soda, if swallowed, can cause severe burns and tissue perforation of mucous membranes of the mouth, throat, esophagus and stomach. Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: None known.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
The chronic local effect may consist of multiple areas of superficial destruction of the skin or of primary irritant dermatitis.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
The ingredients in this product are not identified as carcinogens by NTP, IARC and OSHA.
Health Rating: 2
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: 2001-05-02
Handling: From MSDS Store in cool dry place. Keep separate from acids, metals, explosives, organic peroxides and easily ignitable materials.
Disposal: From MSDS Flush to sewer. If large quantities of liquid are involved, pH adjustment may be required. Dispose to conform to federal, state, and local regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Sodium hydroxide001310-73-215
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