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Product Name: Hercules Root Force Foaming Root Destroyer-Old Product
EPA Registration Code: Mar-87
Form: powder
Product Category: Home maintenance » root control » Drain
Home maintenance » root destroyer » Plumbing
Home maintenance » opener/cleaner » Drain
Customer Service: 800-221-9330
Date Entered: 2011-03-29
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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?) (Complete (M)SDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Ensure adequate ventilation. Wear personal protective equipment. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.Keep container tightly closed. Keep out of the reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Hazards IdentificationEmergency Overview: May be harmful if swallowed, inhaled, or absorbed through skin. May cause skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritation. May cause sensitization by skin contact. May cause skin irritation and/or dermatitisPrinciple Routes of Exposure: Skin contact, Ingestion.Potential Health EffectsEye contact: May cause irritation.Skin contact: May be harmful in contact with skin. May cause sensitization by skin contact. Repeated or prolonged skin contact may cause allergic reactions with susceptible persons.Inhalation: May be harmful if inhaled. May cause allergic respiratory reaction.Ingestion: May be harmful if swallowed. Ingestion may cause gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.Aggravated Medical Conditions: Allergies. Skin disorders. Respiratory disorders.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Repeated contact may cause allergic reactions in very susceptible persons. Avoid repeated exposure.
Carcinogenicity: There are no known carcinogenic chemicals in this product.
First Aid: Eye contact: Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. If symptoms persist, call a physician.Skin contact: Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. If skin irritation persists, call a physician.Inhalation: Move to fresh air. If symptoms persist, call a physician.Ingestion: Immediate medical attention is not required. Rinse mouth. Drink plenty of water. Do not induce vomiting.Notes to Physician: May cause sensitization of susceptible persons.Protection of First-aiders: Use personal protective equipment.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 1
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: 2006-07-16
Handling: Ensure adequate ventilation. Wear personal protective equipment. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.Keep container tightly closed. Keep out of the reach of children.
Disposal: Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Lauramide diethanolamine (DEA)000120-40-11.0-5.0
Sodium N-methyl-N-oleoyltaurate000137-20-21.0-5.0
Kaolin clay001332-58-730-60
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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