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Product Information
Product Name: Turtle Wax Bug Tar Remover 16 Fl Oz.
Form: liquid
Product Category: Auto Products » bug/tar remover » Detailing
Auto Products » bug/tar remover » Body
Customer Service: 800-323-9883
Date Entered: 2005-01-17
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Turtle Wax, Inc.
Address: P.O. Box 247
City: Westmont
State: IL
Zip Code: 60559
Telephone Number: 630-455-3700
Toll Free Number: 800-887-8539
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: DANGER: Contains petroleum distillates. Harmful or fatal if swallowed. Do not induce vomiting. Call physician immediately. In case of eye contact flush with water for 15 minutes. Combustible. Keep from open spark or flame. Keep from freezing. Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Inhalation: Repeated or excessive inhalation of vapor, mist or spray can cause irritation, chemical pneumonia, dizziness, and nausea. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling vapors may be harmful or fatal.
Skin: Repeated or excessive contact can cause blisters or rash due to defatting action. Wear solvent resistant gloves and other clothing as needed to prevent exposure.
Eyes: Causes irritation.
Ingestion: Causes digestive system upsets, dizziness, nausea, and may be fatal. If sucked into lungs effects are same as for inhalation.
Avoid swallowing or sucking into lungs. Wear a face shield if face contact is likely.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Most likely routes of entry: Skin, Eyes.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Inhalation, Skin, Ingestion and Eyes: No chronic effects known.
Carcinogenicity: The manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) does not state whether the ingredients are considered carcinogens or potential carcinogens.
First Aid: From MSDS
Inhalation: Provide good ventilation. Remove to fresh air. Use artificial respiration and oxygen if needed.
Skin: Remove contaminated clothing, and avoid ignition sources. Wash effected areas thoroughly with soap and water.
Eyes: Flush with water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention if effects persist.
Ingestion: If sucked into lungs effects are same as for inhalation. Rinse mouth. Do not induce vomiting. Get prompt medical attention, especially if liquid is sucked into lungs.

IN ALL CASES: GET PROMPT MEDICAL ATTENTION IF EFFECTS PERSIST. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Most likely routes of entry: Skin, Eyes.
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 2
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: 2000-05-14
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Precautions for Safe Handling and Use
Spills and Leaks: Remove all ignition sources, and use spark proof equipment. Provide good ventilation. Take up spills and put into closed containers. Avoid flow to sewers. Floors may be slippery.
Storage and Handling: Keep away from ignition or heat source. Store in cool and ventilated places, but avoid freezing. Keep containers closed.
Disposal: From MSDS
Waste Disposal: In accordance with applicable local, state, and federal regulations. Is a RCRA hazardous waste (D001-ignitable).
Empty Containers: Residues remain flammable. Do not cut or weld on empty containers before thoroughly cleaning.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
2-Butoxyethanol000111-76-20.5-1
Turpentine008006-64-2<1
Stoddard solvent008052-41-310.0-15.0
Paraffins, petroleum, normal C5-20064771-72-83.0-5.0
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