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Product Information
Product Name: STP Carburetor Spray Cleaner-Discontinued Product
Form: aerosol
Product Category: Auto Products » cleaner, spray » Fuel System & Air Intake
Customer Service: 800-835-4523
Date Entered: 1996-09-03
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Armored AutoGroup Inc
Address: 39 Old Ridgebury Road
City: Danbury
State: CT
Zip Code: 6810
Telephone Number: 800-222-7784
Toll Free Number: 800-222-7784
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: Danger: Keep away from heat sources, sparks and; flame. Do not spray on hot engine. Avoid eye contact (etc.) Call physician, emergency room, PCC. Contents under pressure.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS Inhalation: Product may be absorbed through the lungs in sufficient quantity to result in toxic effects. May cause nose, throat and lung irritation. At very high concentrations of vapor, the propellant has been reported to possibly produce heart rhythm irregularities due to sensitization of the heart to adrenaline. Human volunteers, however, exposed repeatedly to hydrocarbon mixture gases at concentrations ranging from 250 to 1000 parts per million exhibited no heart or lung function abnormalities. Individuals with preexisting diseases of the heart or central nervous system may have increased susceptibility to the toxicity of excessive exposure to the product's propellant. Skin Contact: Prolonged contact may cause skin irritation seen as redness and swelling. Prolonged or repeated skin contact may result in absorption of sufficient quantity to result in toxic effects. Eye Contact: Liquid, aerosols and vapors of this product may be irritating and cause pain, tearing, reddening and swelling accompanied by stinging sensation and/or feeling like that of fine dust in the eye. Ingestion: Unlikely source of exposure with a pressurized product. Ingestion can result in mental confusion, unsteady gait, dizziness, drowsiness, coma, exaggerated emotional states, disturbances in sensation and perception and muscular incoordination. May cause mouth, throat and stomach irritation and pain, nausea and vomiting. Large ingestions may be fatal.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS Repeated over exposure may lead to liver, kidney, heart and central nervous system damage. Individuals with preexisting diseases of the heart or central nervous system may have increased susceptibility to the toxicity of excessive exposure to the product's propellant. Prolonged or repeated skin contact may result in absorption of sufficient quantity to result in toxic effects. Heart sensitization to adrenaline has been demonstrated in animals exposed by inhalation to the product's propellant.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS None of the ingredients in this product are listed as a carcinogen or potential carcinogen by IARC, NTP or OSHA. This product does not contain chemicals regulated under California Proposition 65.
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: 1995-06-12
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS Avoid heat, open flames, sparks and all other sources of ignition. Avoid exposure to temperatures above 130oF. Store away from direct sunlight. Avoid eye and prolonged or repeated skin contact. Avoid breathing vapors or mists. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after use. Do not smoke while using this product or until vapors have dissipated. Contents under pressure, keep away from heat, sparks, open flames and all other sources of ignition. Empty containers retain product residue and may be dangerous. Do not cut, weld, drill, etc. containers, even empty. Do not incinerate empty containers.
Disposal: From MSDS Recycle, incinerate liquid or landfill in accordance with federal, state and local regulations. Do not incinerate container.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Methanol000067-56-1<4
Isopropanol000067-63-0<11
Acetone000067-64-1<18
Propane000074-98-6
Isobutane000075-28-5<25
Diacetone alcohol000123-42-2<25
Xylene (mixed isomers)001330-20-7<6
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