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Product Information
Product Name: Castrol GTX Motor Oil SAE 10W-40W-Old Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Auto Products » auto oil » Motor Oil
Auto Products » motor oil » Engine
Customer Service: 800-227-8765
Date Entered: 1996-09-03
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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: Continuous contact with used motor oil has caused skin cancer in laboratory animal tests. Avoid prolonged contact. Wash skin with soap and water. Launder or discard soiled clothing.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Inhalation: Harmful concentrations of mists/vapors are unlikely through customary handling or use of this product.Eye Contact: Not expected to cause prolonged or significant eye irritation. Skin Contact: Not expected to cause prolonged or significant skin irritation. Ingestion: Low order of toxicity, but may cause gastrointestinal disturbances, diarrhea. Ingestion of large amounts may cause headache, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Pre-existing skin disorders.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS;Prolonged or repeated skin contact may cause skin drying, cracking, irritation, defatting and dermatitis. Warning! Avoid skin contact with used motor oils. Used motor oils have caused skin cancer in laboratory animals when repeatedly applied and left in place between applications.
Carcinogenicity: The product contains petroleum base oils which may be refined by various processes, including severe solvent extraction, severe hydrocracking, or severe hydrotreating. None of the oils require a cancer warning under the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200). These oils have not been listed in the National Toxicology Program (NTP Annual Report nor have they been classified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) as carcinogenic to humans (Group 1), probably carcinogenic to humans (Group 2A) or possibly carcinogenic to humans (Group 2B).
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 containers closed when not in use. Do not store near heat, sparks, flame or strong oxidants. Avoid breathing mist. Maintain adequate ventilation. Avoid prolonged or repeated contact with skin.
Disposal: Discarded as supplied, material does not meet RCRA characteristic definition of ignitability, corrosivity or reactivity and not listed in 40 CFR 261.33. The toxicity characteristic has not been evaluated. Under RCRA, the applicable hazardous classification must be evaluated prior to disposal of the material. Use of the product, processing or contamination may make the resulting material hazardous. 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 lid and drum bungs in place. Refer to applicable governmental regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
MSDS: Proprietary or trade secret ingredient(s)000000-00-810.0-30.0
Petroleum basestocks000000-32-260-100
Methacrylate polymer999999-50-17.0-13.0
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