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Product Name: Permatex Battery Cleaner-Old Product
Form: aerosol
Product Category: Auto Products » battery cleaner » Electrical
Auto Products » cleaner » Battery
Customer Service: 877-376-2839
Date Entered: 1996-09-03
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Permatex Inc.
Address: 6875 Parkland Boulevard
City: Solon
State: OH
Zip Code: 44139
Telephone Number: 860-543-7500
Fax Number: 800-432-2067
Toll Free Number: 877-376-2839
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-14
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, (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?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Danger: contains Triethanolamine and Butoxyethanol. Do not place near heat, radiator or direct sunlight. High temperatures can cause bursting. Do not puncture, incinerate or store above 120 deg F. Use in a well-ventilated area. Avoid breathing spray mist, vapor. Avoid contact with eyes, skin. Deliberate concentrating and inhaling may be harmful or fatal. If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Call a physician. For eye contact, flush with water for 15 minutes. Call a physician. Consult MSDS. Keep out of reach of children. This product contains a chemical known in the state of CA to cause cancer.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Inhalation: May irritate respiratory tract. May cause difficulty in breathing, dizziness or narcosis in high vapor concentrations. Deliberately concentrating and inhaling the vapors of the contents may be harmful or fatal. Eye Contact: Eye irritation may be severe. Skin Contact: Irritation and redness may occur. Will cause defatting of skin. Ingestion: Vomiting may occur. Aspiration hazard if swallowed.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Long term exposure to high concentrations of vapor may cause lung, liver, or kidney damage. The solvents listed have been reported to affect the central nervous system. Sodium bicarbonate has been shown to cause developmental abnormalities in ex
Carcinogenicity: No ingredient of this product is listed as carcinogenic by NTP, IARC, or OSHA.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 4
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: 1996-01-22
Handling: Store away from heat, spark or open flame. Do not smoke while using. Store below 120 deg. F. Avoid prolonged breathing of vapor. Keep away from eyes. Avoid prolonged skin contact. Wash hands after use. When spraying more than one half can or more than one can consecutively, use NIOSH/MSA approved respirator.
Disposal: Do not puncture or incinerate cans. Give cans to licensed disposal service equipped for safe disposal of aerosol containers.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Sodium bicarbonate000144-55-81.0-10.0
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