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Product Name: Hercules Cloroben PT-4-Old Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » drain cleaner/opener » Plumbing
Home maintenance » opener/cleaner » Drain
Customer Service: 800-221-9330
Date Entered: 2011-03-28
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
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
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?) (Complete (M)SDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Store in a cool, dry place. Keep separate from acids. Do not allow water to enter container, heat and flammable hydrogen gas will evolve. Contact with some foods will release carbon monoxide gas.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Hazards IdentificationEmergency Overview: Warning! Combustible liquid and vapor. Causes eye irritation.May cause skin irritation. Inhalation of vapors may cause mucous membrane and respiratory tract irritation. May cause allergic skin reaction.Primary route of Exposure: Inhalation, skin, ingestionPotential Health EffectsIngestion: Swallowing may cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. May be harmful if several ounces are swallowed.Inhalation: Inhalation of vapors or mists may cause irritation of the nose, throat and upper respiratory tract. High concentrations may cause headache and nausea.Eye: May cause moderate to severe irritation. Eye injury is possible.Skin: May cause irritation with redness and swelling. May cause sensitization.Medical Conditions aggravated by Exposure: Pre-existing skin and respiratory conditions.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Chronic local effect may consist of multiple areas of superficial destruction of the skin or of primary irritant dermatitis. Similarly, inhalation of dust, spray or mist may result in varying degrees of irritation or damage to the respiratory tr
Carcinogenicity: None of the components is listed as a carcinogen or suspected carcinogen by IARC, NTP or OSHA.
First Aid: Eye contact : Flush victims eyes with large quantities of water, for at least 15 minutes, holding the eyelids apart. Get immediate medical attention.Skin contact: Wash with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. If irritation develops, get medical attention.Ingestion: Remove person to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration, If breathing is difficult, have qualified person administer oxygen. Get medical attentionInhalation: Rinse mouth with water. Do not induce vomiting. Give 1-2 glasses of water to dilute. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get immediate medical attention.Note to Physician: Use caution in removing from stomach with gastric lavage. Aspiration may cause chemical pneumonia.
Health Rating: 2
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: 2008-08-05
Handling: Do not get in eyes, on skin or clothing. Avoid contact with any other chemicals. Keep product away from heat, sparks and open flames. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid breathing vapors and mists. Do not take internally. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. Keep containers closed when not in use. Do not reuse containers. Empty containers retain product residues can be hazardous. Store in a cool, dry, well ventilated area away from incompatible materials. Store only in original container. Keep away from heat, sparks and open flames. Do not store below 12 degrees C (10 degrees F). If frozen, thaw and shake well before using.
Disposal: Dispose in accordance with local, state and federal environmental regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Trade secret or proprietary formula000000-02-11.0-5.0
Nonionic surfactant(s) (unspecified)000000-56-81.0-5.0
Potassium carbonate000584-08-71.0-5.0
Hydrocarbons, terpene processing by-productsTerpene processing by-products068956-56-950-60
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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