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Product Information
Product Name: Wagner DOT 4 Brake Fluid
Form: liquid
Product Category: Auto Products » brake fluid » Brakes
Customer Service: 800-323-5473
Date Entered: 2003-01-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Federal Mogul
Address: 26555 Northwestern Highway
City: Southfield
State: MI
Zip Code: 48033
Telephone Number: 248-354-7700
Toll Free Number: 800-325-8886
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: Harmful if swallowed.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Eye Contact: May cause severe irritation, temporary changes in the corneal epithelium, and diminished sensation.
Skin Contact: May cause irritation. Brake fluid may be slowly absorbed through the skin. Excessive exposure for extended periods of time involving large areas of skin would be necessary for absorption of harmful amounts.
Ingestion: Kidney damage and hepatotoxicity may occur if substantial amounts are ingested.
Inhalation: Inhalation is not expected due to the relatively low volatility of this product. Inhalation of fumes or mists caused by heating or agitating may cause respiratory irritation and have a systemic effect.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Repeated inhalation, ingestion or skin absorption of small amounts over time may result in toxicity symptoms and may adversely effect the kidneys. Chronic glycol ether inhalation has resulted in tremor, lethargy, headache, blurred vision, personality changes and coma.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
No ingredient in this product in listed as a carcinogen or potential carcinogen by NTP, IARC, or OSHA.
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: 1998-02-28
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Store in cool, well ventilated area away from oxidizers. Do not eat, drink or smoke in areas where this product is being used or stored. Avoid skin contact with this product. Wash hands thoroughly after handling and before breaks and meals. Do not let brake fluid get in the eyes.
Disposal: From MSDS
Recycle, reclaim and dispose of in accordance with applicable local, state and federal regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Triethylene glycol000112-27-65.0-25.0
Tetraethylene glycol000112-60-75.0-25.0
Dibutoxy tetraglycol000112-98-110.0-50.0
Tetraethylene glycol diethyl ether004353-28-010.0-50.0
Propane, 2-methoxy-1-(2-methoxy-1-methylethoxy)-089399-28-010.0-50.0
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