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Product Information
Product Name: Mercury Marine MerCruiser Diesel Engine Oil, 15W-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 from short-term exposure.
Eye - Can cause mild, transient irritation with short-term contact with liquid sprays or mists.
Skin - Can cause mild, transient skin irritation with short-term exposure.
Ingestion - If a teaspoon or more of material is swallowed, can cause a laxative effect.
Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Pre-existing skin disorders
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Contains a petroleum-based material oil. Prolonged or repeated skin contact can cause mild irritation and inflammation characterized by drying, cracking (dermatitis), or oil acne. Petroleum-based mineral oils can cause respiratory irritation o
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
NTP (N); IARC Monographs (N); OSHA Regulated (N)
First Aid: From MSDS
Inhalation - Move person to fresh air. Eye - Check and remove contact lenses if any. Flush eyes with cool, clean, low-pressure water while lifting and lowering eyelids. Seek medical attention if excessive tearing, redness, or pain persists.
Skin - Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wipe off excess material. Wash exposed area with soap and water. Seek medical attention if tissue appears damaged or if irritation persists. Launder contaminated clothing prior to use. If material is injected under the skin, into the muscle, or into the bloodstream, seek medical attention immediately.
Ingestion - Do not induce vomiting unless directed by a physician. Do not give anything by mouth unless directed by a physician. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. 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: 2002-06-10
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 containers to flames, sparks, heat, or other potential ignition sources. Keep container closed. Do not store with 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 formula000000-02-11-10.0
Solvent-refined heavy paraffinic distillate064741-88-475-95
Distillates, petroleum, hydrotreated heavy paraffinic064742-54-70-20.0
Dialkyl(C1-C14)dithiophosphoric acid, zinc salt068649-42-30-2.0
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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