Chlorine Safety Instructions


HIGHLY CORROSIVE:. Causes irreversible eye damage. Causes burns to skin, irritating to nose and throat. May be fatal if swallowed. Will burn with the evolution of chlorine and equally toxic gases. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Wear goggles or face shield and rubber gloves when handling. Avoid breathing dust or fumes. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

FIRST AID: IF SWALLOWED: Promptly drink one or two large glasses of water or milk. DO NOT induce vomiting. Get medical attention. Avoid alcohol. IF ON SKIN: Immediately brush off excess chemical and flush with plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing. Wash clothing before reuse. If irritation persists, call a physician. IF IN EYES: Flush with plenty of water. Get medical attention. IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air. Call a physician. Probable mucosal damage may contraindicate the use of gastric lavage.

PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL HAZARD: Strong oxidizing agent. Will burn with the evolution of chlorine and equally toxic gases. Contact with water slowly liberates irritating and hazardous chlorine-containing gases. Mix only with water. Use clean dry utensils. Do not add this product to any dispensing device containing remains of any other product. Such use may cause a violent reaction leading to fire or explosion. Contamination with moisture, organic matter or other chemicals may start a reaction with generation of heat, liberation of hazardous gases and possible generation of fire and explosion. In case of fire, if possible isolate container in open air or well ventilated area, flood with large volume of water. In case of contamination or decomposition, do not reseal container.

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: This product is toxic to fish and aquatic organisms. Highly hazardous to humans and domestic animals.

DANGER: Do not mix chlorine in concentrated form with any other chemicals. Do not add other chemicals to the dispenser when using chlorine tablets. A violent reaction leading to fire and/or explosion could result.