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Product Information
Product Name: Mercury Marine Power Steering Fluid, SAE 0W30
Form: liquid
Product Category: Auto Products » power steering fluid » Boat/Marine
Customer Service: 920-929-5040
Date Entered: 2006-04-23
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Mercury Marine
Address: W6250 W. Pioneer Road
City: Fond du Lac
State: WI
Zip Code: 54936
Telephone Number: 920-929-5040
Fax Number: 920-929-5893
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?) (Complete MSDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
HEALTH HAZARD DATA

Route(s) of Entry: Inhalation (Y); Skin (Y); Eye (Y); Ingestion (Y)
Health Hazards: This product contains a petroleum-based mineral oil. Prolonged or repeated skin contact can cause mild irritation and inflammation characterized by drying, cracking, (dermatitis) or oil acne. Repeated or prolonged inhalation of petroleum-based mineral oil mists at concentrations above applicable workplace exposure levels can cause respiratory irritation or other pulmonary effects.

Signs and Symptoms of Exposure:
Inhalation – No significant adverse health effects are expected to occur upon short-term exposure.
Skin – This product can cause mild, transient skin irritation with short-term exposure. Skin contact with hot material may result in severe burns.
Eye – This product can cause transient, mild eye irritation with short-term contact with liquid sprays or mists. Symptoms include stinging, watering, redness, and swelling.
Ingestion – If swallowed, this material can cause a laxative effect.

Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Skin
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
See Acute Health Effects.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
NTP (N); IARC Monographs (N); OSHA Regulated (N)
First Aid: From MSDS
Inhalation – Vaporization is not expected at ambient temperatures. This material is not expected to cause inhalation-related disorders under anticipated conditions of use. In case of overexposure, move the affected person to fresh air.
Skin – If burned by hot material, cool skin by quenching with large amounts of cool water. For contact with product at ambient temperatures, remove contaminated shoes and clothing. Wipe off excess material. Wash exposed skin with mild soap and water. Seek medical attention is tissue appears damaged or if pain or irritation persists. Thoroughly clean contaminated clothing before reuse. Discard contaminated leather goods. If material is injected under skin, seek medical attention immediately.
Eye – Check for and remove contact lenses. Flush eyes with cool, clean, low-pressure water while occasionally lifting and lowering eyelids. Seek medical attention if excessive tearing, redness, or pain persists.
Ingestion- Do not induce vomiting unless directed by a physician. Do not give anything to drink unless directed by a physician. Never give anything by mouth to a person who is not fully conscious. Seek medical attention immediately.
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: 2002-01-05
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Avoid contamination and extreme temperatures to minimize product degradation. Empty contains may contain product residues that can ignite with explosive force. Do not pressurize, cut, weld, braze solder, drill, grind, or expose containers to flames, sparks, heat, or other potential ignition sources. Consult appropriate federal, state, and local authorities before reusing, reconditioning, reclaiming, recycling, or disposing of empty containers and/or waste residues of this product. Keep container closed. Do not store with strong oxidizing agents. Do not store at elevated temperatures. Avoid storing product in direct sunlight for extended periods of time. Consult appropriate federal, state, and local authorities before reusing, reconditioning, reclaiming, recycling, or disposing of empty containers and/or waste residues of this product.
Other Precautions: KEEP AWAY FROM CHILDREN!
Disposal: From MSDS
It is the responsibility of the user to determine if the material is a
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Trade secret or proprietary formula000000-02-1<5
Decanoic acid, ester with 2-ethyl-2-(hydroxymethyl)-1,3- propanedioloctanoate011138-60-6<20
Solvent-refined heavy paraffinic distillate064741-88-4<30
Distillates, petroleum, hydrotreated heavy paraffinic064742-54-7<20
1-Decene, homopolymer, hydrogenated068037-01-4<70
Dialkyl(C1-C14)dithiophosphoric acid, zinc salt068649-42-3<1
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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