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Product Information
Product Name: Arm & Hammer Super Washing Soda-O4/03/1995
Form: granules
Product Category: Inside the Home » laundry » Cleaner
Inside the Home » detergent/soap » Laundry
Inside the Home » laundry » Detergent
Customer Service: 800-524-1328
Date Entered: 2001-06-25
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Church & Dwight Co., Inc.
Address: 469 N. Harrison Street
City: Princeton
State: NJ
Zip Code: 08540
Telephone Number: 609-683-5900
Fax Number: 609-683-5092
Toll Free Number: 800-524-1328
Date Info Verified: 2013-05-11
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 (MSDS) prepared by the manufacturer. The National Library of Medicine does not test products nor does it evaluate information from the product label or the MSDS. (What is an MSDS?)
Health Effects
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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:EMERGENCY OVERVIEW White granular powder, no odor . May be harmful if swallowed or inhaled. A severe eye irritant. A moderate skin irritant. Not a fire hazard.Potential Health Effects EYE: Severe irritant. Potential for burns and injury if not treated immediately. SKIN CONTACT: Various severities of irritation are possible upon prolonged, repeated or occluded contact.INGESTION: Slightly toxic. Ingestion may cause abdominal discomfort and irritation of the oral and alimentary mucosa. Ingestion may also present a potential aspiration hazard.INHALATION : Inhalation of dusts may cause irritation to the nose, throat and lungs.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Can cause eye injury upon prolonged contact. Prolonged, repeated or occluded skin contact with concentrated product can cause irritation.
Carcinogenicity: None known. Sodium carbonate is not listed as a carcinogen or potential carcinogen by IARC, NTP, OSHA, OR ACGIH.
First Aid: EYES: Check for and remove contact lenses. Immediately flush eyes with clean flowing water, low pressure and lukewarm if possible, occasionally lifting upper and lower eyelids. Get medical attention immediately. SKIN: Wash affected area with soap or mild detergent and large amounts of water. Seek medical attention if irritation develops. INHALATION: Remove from area of exposure. Treat symptomatically. Seek medical attention if irritation develops or if person has difficulty breathing.INGESTION: Do not induce vomiting. If patient is conscious and can swallow, give two glasses of water to drink. Do not attempt to give anything orally to an unconscious person. Seek medical attention. NOTE TO PHYSICIAN: Large doses may produce systemic alkalosis and expansion in extracellular fluid volume with edema.
Health Rating: 2
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: 1995-04-03
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Store in cool, dry areas and away from incompatible substances (acids). Super Washing Soda will react with acids to yield carbon dioxide gas which can accumulate in confined spaces. Do not enter confined spaces until they have been well ventilated and carbon dioxide levels have been determined to be safe.
Disposal: Bury in secure landfill in accordance with all local, state and federal environmental regulations. State and local regulations may differ from federal. Be sure to consult appropriate agencies for specific rules. Empty containers may be incinerated or disc
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Sodium carbonate000497-19-8~ 85
Water007732-18-5~ 15
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