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Product Information
Product Name: Permatex Battery Cleaner-03/08/2001
Form: aerosol
Product Category: Auto Products » cleaner » Battery
Auto Products » battery cleaner » Electrical
Customer Service: 877-376-2839
Date Entered: 2003-01-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Permatex Inc.
Address: 10 Columbus Boulevard
City: Hartford
State: CT
Zip Code: 6106
Telephone Number: 860-543-7500
Fax Number: 860-543-6998
Toll Free Number: 877-376-2839
Date Info Verified: 2014-05-06
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: 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
Exposure to vapors or mist may result in irritation of the respiratory tract. Intentional misuse by concentrating and inhaling the vapor may be harmful or fatal. Harmful if swallowed. May cause eye and skin irritation. Prolonged exposure may cause liver and kidney effects and may affect the central
nervous system.
Primary Routes of Entry: Eye and skin contact, ingestion, inhalation.
Signs and Symptoms of Exposure: Excessive accidental exposure may cause headache, dizziness, nausea and mild respiratory irritation. May cause pain, redness or swelling of the eyes and excessive blinking and tear production.
Skin: Exposure may cause mild skin irritation. Prolonged or repeated exposure may dry the skin. Symptoms may include redness, burning, drying, cracking and skin burns. Preexisting skin disorders may be aggravated by exposure. Skin absorption is possible, but harmful effects are not expected from this route under normal conditions of handling and use.

Medical Conditions Recognized as Being Aggravated by Exposure:
Persons with preexisting respiratory, liver, kidney, eye or skin diseases may be adversely affected.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Prolonged exposure may cause liver and kidney effects and may affect the central nervous system. Excessive accidental exposure may cause headache, dizziness, nausea and mild respiratory irritation. May cause pain, redness or swelling of the eyes and excessive blinking and tear production.
Prolonged or repeated exposure may dry the skin.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer.
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: 2001-03-08
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Store away from heat, sparks or open flame. Do not store at temperatures above 120 degrees F. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Do not inhale vapors. Do not use near heat, sparks or open flame. Intentionally concentrating and inhaling the vapor may be harmful or fatal. Wash hands before eating
and smoking.
Disposal: From MSDS
Disposal should be made in accordance with federal, state and local regulations. This container may be recycled in aerosol recycling centers. Before offering for recycling, empty the can by using the product according to the label. If recycling is not available, wrap the container and discard in the trash.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Propane000074-98-61.0-10.0
Triethanolamine000102-71-61.0-10.0
Butane000106-97-81.0-10.0
2-Butoxyethanol000111-76-21.0-10.0
Sodium bicarbonate000144-55-81.0-10.0
Water007732-18-570-80
Nonylphenyl polyethoxylate009016-45-91.0-10.0
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