Skip Navigation

Household Products Database banner

Quick search


Advanced Search triangular bullet

Browse by category
Auto Products
Inside the Home
Pesticides
Landscape/Yard
Personal Care
Home Maintenance
Arts & Crafts
Pet Care
Home Office

Browse A to Z
Products Names
Types of Products
Manufacturers
Ingredients

Support pages
About the Database
FAQ
Product Recalls
Help
Glossary
Contact Us
More Resources

 

 

Home Products Manufacturers Ingredients Health Effects
Product Information
Product Name: Permatex Battery Cleaner-Old Product
Form: aerosol
Product Category: Auto Products » battery cleaner » Electrical
Auto Products » cleaner » Battery
Customer Service: 877-376-2839
Date Entered: 1996-09-03
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Permatex Inc.
Address: 10 Columbus Boulevard
City: Hartford
State: CT
Zip Code: 06106
Telephone Number: 860-543-7500
Fax Number: 860-543-6998
Toll Free Number: 877-376-2839
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
Enter text or highlight term...
Warnings: Danger: contains Triethanolamine and Butoxyethanol. Do not place near heat, radiator or direct sunlight. High temperatures can cause bursting. Do not puncture, incinerate or store above 120 deg F. Use in a well-ventilated area. Avoid breathing spray mist, vapor. Avoid contact with eyes, skin. Deliberate concentrating and inhaling may be harmful or fatal. If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Call a physician. For eye contact, flush with water for 15 minutes. Call a physician. Consult MSDS. Keep out of reach of children. This product contains a chemical known in the state of CA to cause cancer.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Inhalation: May irritate respiratory tract. May cause difficulty in breathing, dizziness or narcosis in high vapor concentrations. Deliberately concentrating and inhaling the vapors of the contents may be harmful or fatal. Eye Contact: Eye irritation may be severe. Skin Contact: Irritation and redness may occur. Will cause defatting of skin. Ingestion: Vomiting may occur. Aspiration hazard if swallowed.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Long term exposure to high concentrations of vapor may cause lung, liver, or kidney damage. The solvents listed have been reported to affect the central nervous system. Sodium bicarbonate has been shown to cause developmental abnormalities in experimental animals when introduced into the peritoneum and changes in lungs/thorax/respiration, increased urine volume, and changes in nutrition and gross metabolism in experimental animals upon ingestion. It is our best technical judgment that with proper protection normal use of this product poses no such chronic hazards. Heart disease and respiratory disorders may be aggravated by exposure to this product.
Carcinogenicity: No ingredient of this product is listed as carcinogenic by NTP, IARC, or OSHA.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 4
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: 1996-01-22
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Store away from heat, spark or open flame. Do not smoke while using. Store below 120 deg. F. Avoid prolonged breathing of vapor. Keep away from eyes. Avoid prolonged skin contact. Wash hands after use. When spraying more than one half can or more than one can consecutively, use NIOSH/MSA approved respirator.
Disposal: Do not puncture or incinerate cans. Give cans to licensed disposal service equipped for safe disposal of aerosol containers.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Isobutane000075-28-510.0-20.0
Triethanolamine000102-71-61.0-10.0
Sodium bicarbonate000144-55-81.0-10.0
Water007732-18-570-80
HHS.GOV Household Products Database Home Page National Institutes of Health National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services National Library of Medicine