Here is the MSDS for sodium chloride. SCARY STUFF INDEED.
Some out takes from the MSDS sheet
Eyes Irritating to eyes.
Skin May cause irritation.
Inhalation May cause irritation of respiratory tract.
Ingestion Ingestion may cause gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
Eye Contact Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Obtain
Skin Contact Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention
immediately if symptoms occur.
Inhalation Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention immediately if
Ingestion Do not induce vomiting. Obtain medical attention.
Eye/face Protection Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's
eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166.
Skin and body protection Wear appropriate protective gloves and clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respiratory Protection Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29 CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Use a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator if exposure limits
are exceeded or if irritation or other symptoms are experienced.
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