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Product Information
Product Name: Prestone Stops Leaks-08/26/2011
Form: slurry
Product Category: Auto Products » sealant » Cooling System
Customer Service: 800-890-2075
Date Entered: 2012-06-12
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Prestone Products Corp.
Div., Honeywell International, Inc.
Address: 39 Old Ridgebury Road
City: Danbury
State: CT
Zip Code: 6811
Telephone Number: 203-830-7800
Fax Number: 203-830-7904
Toll Free Number: 800-890-2075
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?) (Complete MSDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings:
It is not flammable but will burn under fire conditions. Direct contact may cause minor eye and skin irritation.

Acute Health Effects:
From MSDS:
Hazards Identification
Emergency Overview
It is not flammable but will burn under fire conditions. Direct contact may cause minor eye and skin irritation.
Potential Health Effects
Inhalation: Due to very low vapor pressure, vapor inhalation under ambient conditions is normally not a problem. But if mist forms or vapor from hot product forms in poorly ventilated surroundings, it may cause irritation of the nose and throat, headache, nausea, and drowsiness.
Skin contact: Brief skin contact may cause slight irritation. Prolonged contact, as with clothing wetted with the material, may cause more severe irritation and discomfort, seen as local redness and swelling.
Eye contact: May cause minimal irritation, experienced as temporary discomfort.
Ingestion: Accidental ingestion of a small amount of the product is expected to have little acute toxicity. Mild mucous membrane irritation, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, belching and diarrhea may occur. Because of its high viscosity, the product has a low aspiration hazard potential.
Medical conditions aggravated by exposure: This product may aggravate an existing dermatitis (skin condition).



Chronic Health Effects:
From MSDS:
Prolonged or repeated skin contact with this product tends to remove skin oil possibly leading to irritation and dermatitis.


Carcinogenicity:
None of the components of this product are listed as a carcinogen or suspected carcinogen by IARC, NTP, ACGIH, or OSHA.





First Aid:
Inhalation: Vapor inhalation under ambient conditions is normally not a problem. If overcome by vapor from hot product or oil mist remove to fresh air. If breathing becomes difficult, administer oxygen if available. Get medical attention if breathing becomes difficult or symptoms persist.
Skin contact: Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash all affected and exposed areas with soap and water. Get medical attention if skin irritation develops or persists.
Eye contact: Exposed eyes should be immediately flushed with copious amounts of water, using a steady stream for a minimum of 15 minutes. If a contact lens is present, it should be removed while the eye it is being flushed. If irritation develops, seek medical attention.
Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting unless instructed to do so by medical personnel. If vomiting occurs spontaneously, keep head below the hips to prevent aspiration into the lungs. Seek immediate medical attention by calling a physician, poison control center or hospital emergency room.
Notes to Physician: There is no specific antidote. Treatment should be directed at the control of symptoms and the clinical condition. A serious potential toxic effect is aspiration pneumonitis. The patient should be observed for signs of lung injury if aspiration is suspected.




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: 2011-08-26
Handling/Disposal
Handling:
Avoid eye and skin contact. Avoid breathing mists. Immediately remove contaminated clothing and laundered before re-use. Wash exposed skin thoroughly with soap and water after use. Do not heat this product or use in confined spaces without proper ventilation or respiratory protection. Store in a cool, dry, well ventilated area at temperatures below 125F. Do not add nitrites. This product contains amines which can combine with nitrites to form nitrosamines. Many nitrosamines have been found to cause cancer in laboratory animals. Empty containers retain product residues and may be dangerous. Do not cut, weld, drill, etc. containers, even empty. Do not incinerate empty containers.


 

Disposal:
Dispose of product in accordance with all local, state/provincial and federal regulations.


 

Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Trade secret or proprietary formula000000-02-11.0-20.0
Distillates, petroleum, straight-run middle064741-44-260.0-85.0
Distillates, petroleum, hydrotreated heavy paraffinic064742-54-760.0-85.0
Distillates, petroleum, solvent-dewaxed heavy paraffinic064742-65-060.0-85.0
Soybean meal068308-36-11.0-20.0
Sodium petroleum sulfonate068608-26-40-15.0
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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