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Product Information
Product Name: Castrol GT LMA Brake Fluid-Old Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Auto Products » brake fluid » Brakes
Customer Service: 800-227-8765
Date Entered: 1996-09-03
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Castrol
Div. BP Lubricants USA, Inc.
Address: P.O. Box 485
City: Lewiston
State: NY
Zip Code: 14092
Telephone Number: 800-462-0835
Fax Number: 201-633-7475
Toll Free Number: 800-462-0835
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: Caution: May be harmful if swallowed. If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Give water to dilute product and call a physician immediately. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. May cause eye irritation. In case of eye contact, immediately flush with water for 15 minutes and seek medical attention if irritation persists. Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Inhalation: Product is not toxic by inhalation. Minimal vapors are expected through normal usage. Skin Contact: May cause skin irritation after prolonged and repeated exposure, or if skin is scratched or cut. Eye Contact: May cause eye irritation and corneal injury.Ingestion: Ingestion of incidental amounts exhibit low toxicity. Ingestion of larger amounts can cause injury. When evaluated separately, some components of this product have produced the following effects via ingestion of large doses:--kidney, liver, gastrointestinal, testicular and central nervous system effects--bladder stones--vomiting--fetal toxicity and mutagenicity.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:No available data. A glycol ether component of this product was found to cause testicular degeneration and atrophy in male laboratory animals after the administration of large doses by ingestion for a duration of 90 days. A similar study to evaluate toxicity by dermal exposure did not produce corresponding findings.
Carcinogenicity: Product contains no materials currently classified as carcinogenic per the Annual Report of the National Toxicology Program (NTP), OSHA Hazard Communication Standard or the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC, Group 1 [carcinogenic to humans]; 2A [probably carcinogenic to humans], or 2B [possibly carcinogenic to humans]).
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: 2000-08-21
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Keep container closed when not in use. Do not store near heat, sparks, flame or strong oxidants. Avoid breathing mist. Maintain adequate ventilation.
Disposal: Under RCRA, the applicable hazardous waste classification must be evaluated prior to disposal of the material. All recovered material should be packaged, labeled, transported and disposed of or reclaimed in accordance with governmental regulations regarding air pollution, water pollution or health. CAUTION: Improper disposal or reuse of the empty container may be hazardous and illegal. Cutting or welding of empty containers may cause fire, explosion or toxic fumes from residues. Do not pressurize or expose to open flame or heat. Keep container closed.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Glycol ether borate esters000000-01-5
Alkylamines (unspecified)000000-01-6
Glycol ethers (unspecified)000000-37-1
Glycol derivatives999999-50-0
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