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Product Name: Meguiars Fine Cut Cleaner
Form: liquid
Product Category: Auto Products » auto cleaner/polish » Detailing
Auto Products » auto cleaner/polish » Body
Customer Service: 800-347-5700
Date Entered: 1996-09-03
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Meguiars, Inc.
Address: 17991 Mitchell South
City: Irvine
State: CA
Zip Code: 92614
Telephone Number: 949-752-8000
Fax Number: 949-833-8814
Toll Free Number: 800-347-5700
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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Warnings: Danger: If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. If contact with eyes, flush with water. Call physician immediately. Contains petroleum distillates. If skin contact, wash with soap and water. Avoid breathing vapors, use proper ventilation. Keep out of reach of children. Warning: This product contains crystalline silica, which in airborne particles of respirable size is known to cause cancer.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Inhalation: Prolonged or intentional exposure to high concentrations may cause respiratory tract irritation.

Eye Contact: May cause eye irritation.

Skin Contact: May cause skin irritation.

Ingestion: May be harmful if swallowed. Will cause pulmonary disease, and can cause intestinal distress.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Airborne crystalline silica generated during spurring of dry pads can be dangerous to health. Long term respirable exposure to airborne crystalline silica may cause silicosis, a progressive degenerative scaring of the lung tissue. Conditions aggravated by overexposure: Possible lung tissue, liver, kidney, and eye damage. Possible skin dermatitis.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Yes, IRAC has concluded there is sufficient evidence for the carcinogenicity of crystalline silica to experimental animals and limited evidence with respect to humans. (No statement regarding California Proposition 65 chemicals.)
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 2
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: 1996-04-26
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Keep away from extreme heat. Avoid breathing vapors. Use in a well ventilated area.
Disposal: From MSDS
Sanitary landfills for absorbent materials, or as required by federal, state and local regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Conditioners (trade secret)000000-28-02.0-5.0
Glycerin000056-81-51.0-5.0
Silica (crystalline)001317-95-91.0-5.0
Aluminum silicate001318-74-70.5-3
Xylene (mixed isomers)001330-20-72.0-7.0
Stoddard solvent008052-41-31.0-3.0
Kieselguhr061790-53-21.0-3.0
Distillates, petroleum, acid-treated light064742-14-98.0-15.0
Distillates, petroleum, hydrotreated middle064742-46-71.0-5.0
Solvent naphtha, petroleum, light aliphatic064742-89-81.0-3.0
Kaolin clay (calcined)066402-68-41.0-3.0
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