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Product Name: Hercules Swif 95 Lead Free 95/5 Tin Antimony Solder-Old Product
Form: paste
Product Category: Home maintenance » solder » Plumbing
Customer Service: 800-221-9330
Date Entered: 2001-05-29
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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: While the flux in SWIF 95 is essentially non-corrosive to metals, it can burn when it contacts eyes or internal human tissues.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Routes of Entry:
Inhalation: YES
Skin: Yes
Ingestion: YES
Health Hazards: Chronic antimony poisoning causes skin pustules, bleeding gums, conjunctivitis, laryngitis, headache, weight loss, and anemia. Acute poisoning can cause nausea, vomiting and severe diarrhea with mucous, and blood, hemorrhagic nephritis & hepatitis may also occur.
Signs And Symptoms of Exposure: INGESTION: Severe damage to internal organs (esophagus & pylorus) will occur if swallowed in large quantities. Antimony is strongly irritating to mucous membranes and to tissue. INHALATION: Dust from dried down product can cause injury to respiratory tract. Severe exposure can cause lung damage. SKIN CONTACT: Prolonged contact causes burns
Chronic Health Effects: skin irritation with discomfort with rash. EYE CONTACT: Will cause eye irritation with discomfort
Carcinogenicity: tearing or blurring of vision.
MSDS Date: 2008-04-16
Handling: From MSDS Precautions To Be Taken In Handling And Storing:If handling in large quantities, rubber gloves and face shield recommended.
Disposal: From MSDS Landfill, to dispose of large quantities, comply with federal, state and local regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Zinc chloride007646-85-78
Ammonium chloride012125-02-9
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