Home Chemicals

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EVR1001C: Home Chemicals Activity Sheet

NAME:

Region

Multiplication Factor

What Product Does

Warning
(yes / no)

What the Warning Says

Auto Products

Pesticides

Personal Care

Arts & Crafts

Inside the Home

Landscape & Yard

Home Maintenance

Pet Care

1) Was this inventory difficult to complete? Why or why not?


2) Are you surprised by the results of the inventory? If so, in what way?

Potentially Hazardous Products

#1

#2

#3


MSDS

1) What does the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) describe?

2) What does the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) describe?

3) Does the MSDS provide any health effects or first aid information?


4) Does the MSDS provide any health effects or first aid information?

5) Are MSDS relevant to consumers?


Click the “Back” link on your browser to go back to the NIH website and scroll down the site until you come to the link that says HMIS Rating Scale. Click on the link and answer the following questions.

6) What does HMIS mean?

7) What kind of information does the HMIS convey?

8) What are the three types of hazard information provided by the HMIS?

9) What is the scale that is used to communicate the level of severity for acute exposures and what does each rating mean?


Click the “Back” link on your browser to go back to the first product’s ranking and answer the following questions.

12) What is the health rating for your product?

13) What does that rating mean?

14) What is the flammability rating for your product?


15) What does that rating mean?

16) What is the reactivity rating for your product?

17) What does that rating mean?


Now scroll up the site until you come to the section marked acute health effects and chronic health effects. Answer the following questions.

18) What does the website say about any acute health effects from the product?

19) What does the website say about any chronic health effects from the product?

20) Do you know the difference between an acute and chronic health effect? If so, what is it?


21) Based on your research/analysis, how hazardous is the product?


Go back to the NIH website and research your other two products. If a product you selected is not listed, pick another product from your original list of eight. At the conclusion of this step in the exercise, you should have looked up and found results for 3 products.

22) Rank order your 3 products based on your assessment of how hazardous they are and list below from most to least hazardous.

Hazardous Ranking

1.

2.

3.

23) Explain you answer. Why did you choose the ranking that you did?

24) How comprehensive do you feel the information provided by the website is regarding the hazardous nature of household products?

https://householdproducts.nlm.nih.gov/

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