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Product Information
Product Name: Gumout Professional Brake Parts Cleaner
Form: aerosol
Product Category: Auto Products » cleaner » Brakes
Customer Service: 800-468-8397
Date Entered: 1996-09-03
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: ITW Global Brands
Address: 6925 Portwest Drive
City: Houston
State: TX
Zip Code: 77024
Telephone Number: 855-888-1990
Fax Number: 855-888-1991
Toll Free Number: 855-888-1991
Date Info Verified: 2013-05-11
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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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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
INHALATION: Avoid prolonged inhalation of vapors. Exposure to vapors may be irritating to the throat and lungs. Severe intoxication may lead to drowsiness, dullness, numbness, and headache followed by dizziness, weakness, and nausea. May cause central nervous system depression. Exposure to even higher concentrations may lead to loss of consciousness and convulsions followed by death. At extremely high concentrations where oxygen displacement is a factor, asphyxiation may occur.
EYE CONTACT: Avoid eye contact. This product can cause corneal burns, twitching and redness. These effects are transient, and complete recovery follows.
SKIN CONTACT: Avoid skin contact. This product may cause skin irritation upon direct contact. Prolonged or repeated contact may result in contact dermatitis which is characterized by dryness, chapping, and reddening. This condition may make the skin more susceptible to other irritants, sensitizers, and disease. Pre-existing skin conditions may make the skin more susceptible and facilitate uptake by this route. May be absorbed through skin.
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.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Exposure to high concentrations of aerosols or mists to laboratory animals has resulted in non-specific symptoms related to the nervous system, gastrointestinal tract, and lungs. Laboratory animals repeatedly exposed to high doses of xylene have exhibited symptoms related to liver, kidneys, lungs, spleen, heart, blood and adrenals.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
IARC has concluded that xylene and methyl ethyl ketone solvents are Group 3 substances, ***not classifiable as to their carcinogenicity to humans.*** This product is not carcinogenic according to OSHA.
Health Rating: 2
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: 1995-07-17
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
All ignition sources in the area should be controlled. Fire extinguishers should be kept readily available. Do not store at temperatures greater than 120oF. Contents under pressure and can explode when exposed to heat or open flame. CAUTION: Do not puncture or incinerate. This product is classified as flammable under DOT regulations.
Disposal: From MSDS
The material, if spilled or discarded, may be a regulated waste. Refer to state and local regulations. Waste material may be landfilled or incinerated at an approved facility.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Propane000074-98-610.0-20.0
Methyl ethyl ketone000078-93-310.0-20.0
Morpholine000110-91-81.0-10.0
Xylene (mixed isomers)001330-20-710.0-20.0
Water007732-18-550-60
Propylene glycol t-butyl ether057018-52-71.0-10.0
Emulsifier(s) (unspecified)999999-58-8<1
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