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Product Name: Mercury Marine MerCruiser 4-Cycle Engine Oil, 25W-40
Form: liquid
Product Category: Auto Products » motor oil » Boat/Marine
Customer Service: 920-929-5040
Date Entered: 2006-04-23
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Manufacturer: Mercury Marine
Address: W6250 W. Pioneer Road
City: Fond du Lac
State: WI
Zip Code: 54936
Telephone Number: 920-929-5040
Fax Number: 920-929-5893
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-14
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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, (M)SDS, prepared by the manufacturer. The National Library of Medicine does not test products nor does it evaluate information from the product label or the (M)SDS. (What is an (M)SDS?) (Complete (M)SDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Route(s) of Entry: Inhalation (Y); Skin (Y); Eye (Y); Ingestion (Y)
Signs and Symptoms of Exposure:
Health Hazards:
Inhalation - No significant adverse health effects are expected to occur upon short-term exposure.
Eye - Transient, mild irritation with short-term contact with liquid sprays or mists.
Skin - Mild, transient skin irritation with short-term exposure. Skin contact with hot material may result in severe burns.
Ingestion - No significant adverse health affects are anticipated. Can cause a laxative effect.
Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Pre-existing skin disorders.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Prolonged or repeated skin contact can cause mild irritation and inflammation characterized by drying, cracking (dermatitis), or oil acne. Repeated or prolonged inhalation of petroleum-based mineral oils at concentrations above applicable work
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
NTP (N); IARC Monographs (N); OSHA Regulated (N)
First Aid: From MSDS
Inhalation - In case of overexposure, move victim to fresh air.
Eye - Remove contact lenses if any. Flush eyes with cool, clean, low-pressure water while occasionally lifting and lowering eyelids. Seek medical attention if excessive tearing, redness, irritation, or pain persists.
Skin - Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wipe off excess material from skin. Wash exposed skin area with mild soap and water. Seek medical attention if tissue appears damaged or irritation persists.
Ingestion - DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. Do not give anything to drink unless directed to by a physician. Never give anything by mouth to a person who is not fully conscious. Seek medical attention immediately.
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: 2002-06-12
Handling: From MSDS Avoid water contamination and extreme temperatures to minimize product degradation. Empty containers may contain product residue that can ignite with explosive force. Do not pressurize, cut, weld, braze, solder, drill, grind or expose empty containers to flames, sparks, heat or other potential ignition sources. Keep container closed when not in use. Do not store with strong oxidizing agents. Do not store at temperatures above 120
Disposal: From MSDS User to determine if material is a hazardous waste at time of disposal. Transportation, treatment, storage, and disposal of material must be conducted in accordance with RCRA regulations. State or local regulations may be more restrictive. Contact the RCRA/Superfund Hotline at (800) 424-9346 for guidance concerning case specific disposal issues.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Trade secret or proprietary formula000000-02-15.0-20.0
Solvent-refined heavy paraffinic distillate064741-88-470-90
Residual oils, petroleum, solvent-refined064742-01-45.0-20.0
Distillates, petroleum, hydrotreated heavy paraffinic064742-54-70-10.0
Dialkyl(C1-C14)dithiophosphoric acid, zinc salt068649-42-30-2.0
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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