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Product Information
Product Name: Pennzoil Gas Treatment-discontinued
Form: liquid
Product Category: Auto Products » treatment » Fuel System & Air Intake
Customer Service: 800-468-8397
Date Verified: 2012-08-08
Date Entered: 2001-08-13
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Sopus Products
Div., Shell Oil Companyincludes Pennzoil-Quaker State
Address: PO Box 2463
City: Houston
State: TX
Zip Code: 77252
Telephone Number: 713-241-6161
Toll Free Number: 800-237-8645
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: Flammable. Harmful or fatal if swallowed. Vapor harmful. Contains petroleum distillates. Prolonged and repeated skin contact can cause skin disorders. Keep away from heat and flames. Avoid breathing of mists and vapors. Use only in well ventilated areas. Avoid skin contact. Wash thoroughly after handling. If swallowed, do not induce vomiting; call physician immediately. If inhaled, breathe fresh air. For skin or eye contact, wash thoroughly with water. Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Emergency and Hazards Overview
DANGER: FLAMMABLE. HARMFUL OR FATAL IF SWALLOWED. VAPOR HARMFUL.
Primary Route of Exposure: Skin Inhalation

Health Effect Information
EYE CONTACT: Avoid eye contact. This product may be slightly irritating to the eyes upon direct contact. Based on testing of similar products and/or components. Exposure to high concentrations of vapors may be irritating to the eyes.
SKIN CONTACT: Avoid skin contact. This product may cause slight skin irritation upon direct contact. Based on testing of similar products and/or components. Prolonged or repeated skin contact may result in dryness, chapping, and reddening. May be absorbed through skin.
INHALATION: Avoid prolonged inhalation of vapors. Acute and chronic exposure to vapors may be irritating to the respiratory tract. Severe intoxication may lead to drowsiness, dullness, numbness, and headache followed by dizziness, weakness, and nausea. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling this product can be harmful or fatal.
INGESTION: Do not ingest. Ingestion of small quantities is usually nonfatal unless aspiration occurs. Aspiration may lead to chemical pneumonitis which is characterized by pulmonary edema and hemorrhage and may be fatal. Signs of lung involvement include increased respiratory rate, increased heart rate, and a bluish discoloration of the skin. Coughing, choking, and gagging are
often noted at the time of aspiration. Gastrointestinal discomfort may develop, followed by vomiting with a further risk of aspiration. Severe oral intoxication will lead to intense burning of the throat and may result in drowsiness, dullness, numbness, and headache followed by dizziness, weakness, and nausea. Loss of consciousness and convulsions followed by death may result.

Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure: Drying and chapping may make the skin more susceptible to other irritants, sensitizers and disease.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
CHRONIC
Prolonged or repeated skin contact may result in dryness, chapping, and reddening. May be absorbed through skin.
Inhalation: Avoid prolonged inhalation of vapors. Acute and chronic exposure to vapors may be irritating to the respiratory tract. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling this product can be harmful or fatal.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Light hydrocarbons such as Stoddard solvent, VM & P naphtha and C10-C11
isoparaffins have produced kidney damage in male rats, but not in female rats or mice. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has concluded that rat kidney damage and tumors induced by light petroleum hydrocarbons are not relevant to humans. Various naphthas tested were not carcinogenic in mouse skin painting studies conducted by the American Petroleum Institute (API). The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has concluded that
petroleum solvents are Group 3 substances, not classifiable as to their carcinogenicity to humans.
First Aid: From MSDS
Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with large amounts of water and continue flushing until irritation subsides. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
Skin Contact: No treatment is necessary under ordinary circumstances. Remove contaminated clothing. Wash contaminated area thoroughly with soap and water. If redness or irritation occurs and persists, seek medical attention. Use a hand or skin lotion to prevent dryness.
Inhalation: If victim exhibits signs of vapor intoxication remove to fresh air. If discomfort persists seek medical attention.
Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting due to aspiration hazard. If vomiting occurs lower head below knees to avoid aspiration. Seek immediate medical attention.
Notes to Physician: No information available.
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 3
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: 2002-09-06
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Handling: Do not open or use in unventilated, enclosed or confined spaces. All ignition sources in the area should be controlled. Fire extinguishers should be kept readily available. See NFPA 30 and OSHA 1910.106--Flammable and Combustible Liquids.
Storage: Do not transfer to unmarked containers. Store in a cool, well ventilated area in closed containers away from heat, sparks, open flame or oxidizing materials.
Empty Container Warnings
Drums: Not applicable
Plastic: Empty container may retain product residues. Do not reuse this container.
Personal Hygiene: Consumption of food and beverage should be avoided in work areas where hydrocarbons are present. Always wash hands and face with soap and water before eating, drinking, or smoking.
Disposal: From MSDS
Waste material may be landfilled or incinerated at an approved facility.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
MSDS: Proprietary or trade secret ingredient(s)000000-00-8<1
Isopropanol000067-63-01.0-5.0
Stoddard solvent008052-41-390-95
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