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Product Name: Quaker State Dexron III/Mercon Automatic Transmission Fluid
Form: liquid
Product Category: Auto Products » automatic transmission fluid » Transmission
Auto Products » transmission fluid » Engine
Customer Service: 800-468-8397
Date Entered: 2003-01-01
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: CAUTION: Contains Petroleum Lubricant. Repeated skin contact can cause skin disorders. Avoid excessive & prolonged skin contact. Wash thoroughly
after handling. Avoid generation and inhalation of oil mists. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Eye Contact: This product is practically non-irritating to the eyes upon direct contact. Based on testing of similar products and/or components.
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 contact may result in contact dermatitis which is characterized by dryness, chapping, and reddening. Prolonged or repeated contact may result in oil acne which is characterized by blackheads with possible
secondary infection.
Inhalation: This product has a low vapor pressure and is not expected to present an inhalation hazard at ambient conditions. Caution should be taken to prevent aerosolization or misting of this product. On rare occasions, prolonged and repeated exposure to oil mist poses a risk of pulmonary disease such as chronic lung inflammation. Signs of respiratory effects vary with concentration and length of exposure and include nasal discharge, sore throat, coughing, bronchitis, pulmonary edema and difficulty breathing. Shortness of breath and cough are the most common symptoms.
Ingestion: Do not ingest. This product is relatively non-toxic by ingestion. This product has laxative properties and may result in abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Exposure to a large single dose, or repeated smaller doses, may lead to lung aspiration, which can lead to lipid pneumonia or chronic lung inflammation. These are low-grade, chronic localized tissue reactions.

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
Prolonged or repeated contact may result in oil acne which is characterized by blackheads with possible secondary infection.
On rare occasions, prolonged and repeated exposure to oil mist poses a risk of pulmonary disease such as chronic lung inflammation.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
No information available.
First Aid: From MSDS
Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with large amounts of water and continue flushing until irritation subsides. If material is hot, treat for thermal burns and seek immediate 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. If material is hot, submerge injured area in cold water. If victim is severely burned, remove to a hospital immediately.
Inhalation: This material has a low vapor pressure and is not expected to present an inhalation exposure at ambient conditions.
Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. No treatment is necessary under ordinary circumstances. If victim exhibits signs of lung aspiration such as coughing or choking, seek immediate medical assistance.
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 1
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: 2002-07-01
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Fire extinguishers should be kept readily available. Do not transfer to unmarked containers. Store in closed containers away from heat, sparks, open
flame, or oxidizing materials. Empty containers retain product residue and can be dangerous.
Disposal: From MSDS
All disposals must comply with federal, State, and local regulations. Waste material may be landfilled or incinerated at an approved facility. Materials should be recycled if possible.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Dye(s) (unspecified)000000-00-21
Detergent/Inhibitor mixture000000-34-810.0-15.0
Distillates, petroleum, solvent-refined light naphthenic064741-97-5<90
Distillates, petroleum, hydrotreated heavy paraffinic064742-54-7<90
Distillates, petroleum, hydrotreated light paraffinic064742-55-8<90
Distillates, petroleum, solvent-dewaxed light paraffinic064742-56-9<90
Distillates, petroleum, solvent-dewaxed heavy paraffinic064742-65-0<90
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