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Product Information
Product Name: Dexron II Auto Transmission Fluid
Form: liquid
Product Category: Auto Products » automatic transmission fluid » Transmission
Customer Service: 313-556-5000
Date Entered: 1996-09-03
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: General Motors
Address: 3044 W. Grand Blvd.
City: Detroit
State: MI
Zip Code: 48202
Telephone Number: 313-556-5000
Fax Number: 313-556-1988
Date Info Verified: 2003-01-01
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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: Wash skin with soap and water and remove oil soaked clothing. Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Inhalation: Low risk of inhalation at ambient temperatures. Mists or fumes may cause drowsiness, dizziness, headache, nausea, or lung irritation or chemical pneumonitis. Eye Contact: May be mildly irritating. Skin Contact: Transient, slight irritant. Ingestion: At a Saybolt viscosity of 179 (100 deg F), the risk of aspiration into the lungs is reduced. If less than 1 oz is ingested, material may pass through the system without harm. On ingestion of large quantities, slight GI discomfort, diarrhea, and headache may occur.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Prolonged and/or frequent contact may cause drying, cracking (dermatitis) or folliculitis.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Product is not listed as a carcinogen or potential carcinogen by NTP, IARC, or OSHA.
Health Rating: 0
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: 1989-05-06
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Store below 150F. Do not apply high heat or flame to container. Keep separate from strong oxidizing agents. CAUTION: Empty containers may contain product residue which could include flammable or explosive vapors. Consult appropriate federal, state and local authorities before reusing, reconditioning, reclaiming, recycling or disposing of empty containers and/or waste residues of this product.
Disposal: From MSDS
It is the responsibility of the user to determine if the material is a hazardous waste at the time of disposal. Check before disposing to be sure you are in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Dye000000-50-9<1
Viscosity improver000000-51-01.0-4.0
Anti-oxidant/Anti-wear dispersant000000-51-13.0-12.0
Solvent-refined heavy paraffinic distillate064741-88-4<85
Paraffinic oil, lightly refined064741-89-5<95
Dialkyl(C1-C14)dithiophosphoric acid, zinc salt068649-42-3<4
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