The following acute (short-term) health effects may occur immediately or shortly after exposure to Basic Copper Chloride(WSDTY): Contact can severely irritate and burn the skin and eyes with possible eye damage. Breathing Copper Chloride can irritate the nose, throat and lungs causing coughing and wheezing. Copper Chloride can irritate the stomach causing salivation, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain and diarrhea.
The following chronic (long-term) health effects can occur at some time after exposure to Copper Chloride and can last for months or years: Cancer Hazard According to the information presently available to the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, Copper Chloride has not been tested for its ability to cause cancer in animals. Reproductive Hazard According to the information presently available to the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, Copper Chloride has not been tested for its ability to affect reproduction. Other Long-Term Effects Repeated exposure can cause thickening of the skin and may cause a greenish color to the skin and hair. Repeated exposure can cause shrinking of the inner lining of the nose and may cause ulcers and a hole in the “bone” dividing the inner nose. Copper Chloride may damage the liver and kidneys.
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