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No warning on label.
Acute Health Effects:
From MSDS Inhalation: No significant adverse health effects are expected to occur under normal conditions of use. However, exposure to petroleum mist at high levels may be irritating to the nose, throat and lungs. Eye Contact: No irritation is expected from short-term exposure. Skin Contact: Mild skin irritation may occur upon short-term exposure. Ingestion: No significant adverse health effects are expected to occur upon short-term exposure.
Chronic Health Effects:
From MSDS None listed.
From MSDS Laboratory studies sponsored by the American Petroleum Institute show that mice develop skin cancer following repeated application and continuous exposure to a used motor oil composite. Avoid skin contact with used motor oils. This product is not known to contain any chemicals currently listed as a carcinogen under California Proposition 65 at levels which would be subject to the proposition.
0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
From MSDS Keep away from heat, sparks and flame. Use of oil-impervious gloves recommended. Keep out of reach of children. To avoid product degradation water contamination should be avoided and minimum feasible handling temperatures should be maintained. Periods of exposure to high temperatures (> 200oF) should be minimized. Product degradation might increase health hazard risks.
From MSDS Maximize product recovery for reuse or recycling. Conditions of use may cause this material to become a "Hazardous Waste" as defined by state or federal laws. Potential treatment and disposal methods include land farming, incineration, and land disposal, if permitted.