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Product Information
Product Name: Gunk Hydraulic Clutch Fluid
Form: liquid
Product Category: Auto Products » gear lubricant » Transmission
Customer Service: 866-973-6247
Date Verified: 2011-04-20
Date Entered: 2011-04-20
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Radiator Specialty Co.
Address: 600 Radiator Road
City: Indian Trail
State: NC
Zip Code: 28079
Telephone Number: 704-821-7643
Fax Number: 800-421-9525
Toll Free Number: 877-464-865
Date Info Verified: 2013-05-11
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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?) (Complete MSDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid repeated breathing of mist. Keep containers closed. Use with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after handling.Store in cool, dry area away from heat sources. Avoid high temperatures in the presence of strong bases, acids, strong oxidizing agents. Do not mix this product with nitrites or other nitrosating agent becuase nitrosamines may be formed. Keep containers tightly closed.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Hazards IdentificationEmergency Overview: Danger: Harmful or fatal if swallowed. May cause CNS depression. Eye and Skin Irritant.Routes of Entry: Absorption, Inhalation, and Ingestion.Potential Health EffectsExposure to high concentrations of mist generated at room temperature may cause lung injury and liver/kidney dysfunction. Skin contact may cause sensitization and allergic skin reaction. Components of this formulation have caused slight embryofetal toxicity (delayed development), but no increase in birth defects in laboratory animals.Eye contact: Causes severe irritation, experienced as discomfort or pain, excess blinking and tear production, marked excess redness and swelling of the conjunctiva.Skin contact: Prolonged or repeated contact may cause discomfort and local redness. Prolonged or repeated contact may cause defatting and drying of the skin.Inhalation: Short-term health effects are not expected from vapor generated at ambient temperature.Ingestion: Slightly toxic. May cause abdominial discomfort, nausea, and vomiting.Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Skin contact may aggravate an existing dermatitis.Other Health Warnings:Vomiting and subsequent aspiration into the lungs may lead to chemical pneumonia and pulmonary edema which is a potentially fatal condition.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:None listed.
Carcinogenicity: No information provided.
First Aid: Eye contact: Flush eyes with clean water for 15 minutes while lifting eyelids. Get prompt medical attention.Skin contact: Wash with soap and water thoroughly. If adverse effects persist, get prompt medical attention. Launder contaminated clothing before reuse.Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If breathing becomes difficult give oxygen and get prompt medical attention. If breathing stops, give artificial respiration and get prompt medical attention.Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting! Call Poison Control Center, physician, or hospital emergency room immediately. Aspiration of vomitus into the lungs can cause pneumonitis, which can be fatal.
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 Verified Date: 2011-04-20
MSDS Date: 2008-04-15
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid repeated breathing of mist. Keep containers closed. Use with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after handling.Store in cool, dry area away from heat sources. Avoid high temperatures in the presence of strong bases, acids, strong oxidizing agents. Do not mix this product with nitrites or other nitrosating agent becuase nitrosamines may be formed. Keep containers tightly closed.
Disposal: This container may be recycled in a recycling centers when empty. Before offering for recycling, empty the can or bottle by using the product according to the label. If recycling is not available, wrap the container and discard in the trash. Dispose of un
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Diethylene glycol000111-46-6<60
Diethylene glycol ethyl ether000111-90-0<7
Triethylene glycol000112-27-6<30
Diethylene glycol monobutyl ether000112-34-5<30
Ethoxytriglycol000112-50-5<85
Tetraethylene glycol000112-60-7<30
Butoxytriglycol000143-22-6<70
Diethylene glycol monopropyl ether006881-94-3<10
PEG-6 methyl ether009004-74-4<50
Polyethylene glycol, monobutyl ester009004-77-7<60
Polyethylene/Polypropylene Glycol Methyl Ether009063-06-3<60
Tetraethylene Glycol Monomethyl Ether023783-42-8<20
Glycols, polyethylene025322-68-3<50
Polyethylene/polypropylene glycol ethyl ether055068-41-2<60
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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