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Product Information
Product Name: STP Gas Treatment-Old Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Auto Products » treatment » Fuel System & Air Intake
Customer Service: 800-835-4523
Date Entered: 1996-09-03
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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: Contains petroleum distillates. Do not swallow, do not breath vapors. Use in a well-ventilated area. Avoid skin contact. Keep away from heat sources, sparks, flames. If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Call physician, emergency room or poison control center immediately. If inhaled, remove to fresh air. For skin contact, wash thoroughly with water. Keep out of reach of children. (plastic bottle container)
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS Inhalation: From MSDS Inhalation: Excessive inhalation of vapor or mist may cause irritation of the nose, throat and respiratory tract. May cause harmful central nervous system effects including euphoria, headache, dizziness, drowsiness, blurred vision, fatigue, tremors, convulsions, loss of consciousness, coma, respiratory arrest and death. Skin Contact: May cause irritation, seen as localized reddening and swelling. Prolonged or repeated exposures to this material may cause redness, burning and drying and cracking of the skin. No specific data is available on dermal toxicity. Absorption as from prolonged or massive skin contact may result in toxicity. Eye Contact: May cause temporary eye irritation with excess tearing, reddening and swelling of the conjunctiva. Ingestion: Swallowing may cause gastrointestinal disturbances including irritation, abdominal pain, belching, nausea, vomiting, frequent loose stools and diarrhea. Ingestion of large quantities may cause harmful central nervous system effects similar to those listed under Inhalation. This material is an aspiration hazard; product can enter the lungs during swallowing or vomiting and cause lung inflammation and damage.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS Petroleum hydrocarbons of similar composition and boiling ranges have been known to produce kidney damage and tumors in male rats following prolonged inhalation exposures. Reports have associated repeated and prolonged over exposure to petroleum distillates with adverse liver, kidney and bone marrow effects and with permanent brain and nervous system damage. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the product may be harmful or fatal. Xylene and light aromatic solvent naphtha have been found to cause adverse reproductive effects in laboratory animals.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS This product contains kerosene. Repetitive direct skin application of kerosene over a two year period resulted in skin cancer in laboratory animals. The relevance of these findings to man is unknown.
Health Rating: 2
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: 1996-04-23
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS Keep out of the reach of children. Harmful or fatal if swallowed. Contains mineral spirits. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing; avoid breathing vapors. Keep away from heat sources, sparks and flame. Wash exposed skin with soap and water after use. Use only with adequate ventilation. Keep containers closed when not in use. Empty containers may retain hazardous residues. Do not cut or weld on or near empty or full drums. Do not store near potential sources of ignition. Store in a cool, dry well ventilated area away from heat, oxidizers and all sources of ignition.
Disposal: From MSDS Product waste material is a hazardous waste due to ignitability. Incinerate in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
MSDS: Proprietary or trade secret ingredient(s)000000-00-81.0-30.0
Naphthalene000091-20-31.0-2.0
1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene000095-63-64.0-6.0
Xylene (mixed isomers)001330-20-71.0-2.0
Petroleum distillates (JP5 Jet fuel)008008-20-6<50-80
Stoddard solvent008052-41-3<50-80
Solvent-refined heavy paraffinic distillate064741-88-41.0-30.0
Distillates, petroleum, hydrotreated heavy paraffinic064742-54-71.0-30.0
Kerosine, petroleum, hydrodesulfurized064742-81-0<50-80
Solvent naphtha, petroleum, medium aliphatic064742-88-7<50-80
Solvent naphtha, petroleum, light aromatic064742-95-6<50-80
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