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Product Information
Product Name: Prestone Power Steering Fluid, AS260Y-05/31/2018
Form: liquid
Product Category: Auto Products » power steering fluid » Power Steering
Customer Service: 888-269-0750
Date Entered: 2018-09-05
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Prestone Products Corp.
Div., Honeywell International, Inc.
Address: 69 Eagle Road
City: Danbury
State: CT
Zip Code: 06810
Telephone Number: 847-482-2045
Fax Number: 203-830-7904
Toll Free Number: 800-269-0750
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?) (Complete (M)SDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Hazard Statements

Not classified as hazardous.

Precautionary Statements










Acute Health Effects: From SDS:

Hazards Identification

Emergency Overview


Potential Health Effects

Eye Contact: Direct eye contact may result mild irritation with redness, tearing, stinging and swelling.

Skin Contact: Prolonged contact may cause irritation. High pressure injection of this product through the skin may cause possible extensive tissue damage resulting in loss of a finger, hand or arm. There may be no sign of initial injury or pain.

Inhalation: Prolonged exposure to mists or vapors in a poorly ventilated areas may result in dizziness, drowsiness, headache, nausea and in extreme cases, lipid pneumonitis.

Ingestion: Ingestion of this product is not expected to result in any acute systemic toxic effects. If more than several mouthfuls are swallowed, abdominal discomfort, headache, drowsiness, belching, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea may occur. If swallowed, aspiration into the lungs during ingestion or vomiting may result in lipid pneumonitis.
Chronic Health Effects: From SDS:

Prolonged or repeated skin contact may remove skin oil, leading to possible skin irritation or dermatitis.
Carcinogenicity: None of the components of this product are listed as a carcinogen or suspected carcinogen by IARC, NTP, ACGIH, or OSHA.
First Aid: Eye Contact: Exposed eyes should be immediately flushed with copious amounts of water using a steady stream for a minimum of 15 minutes. If irritation, pain, swelling or tearing persist, seek medical attention.

Skin Contact: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash all affected and exposed areas with soap and water. If skin irritation or redness develops and persists, seek medical attention. High pressure injection of this product through the skin is a medical emergency. This product must be removed completely from under the skin. Seek immediate medical attention.

Inhalation: If symptoms of exposure develop, remove to fresh air. If breathing becomes difficult, administer oxygen. Administer artificial respiration if breathing has stopped. Seek medical attention if symptoms develop.

Ingestion: DO NOT induce vomiting. Get immediate medical assistance by calling an emergency room or poison control center. If medical advice cannot be obtained, take the person and product to the nearest medical emergency treatment center or hospital. If vomiting occurs spontaneously, keep head below hips to prevent aspiration into the lungs. Never give anything by mouth to a person who is unconscious or drowsy.

Notes to Physician: There is no specific antidote. The petroleum oil and other ingredients in this product are unlikely to produce systemic symptoms following accidental ingestion. Upon ingestion, there is a slight risk of aspiration in the lungs which can lead to pneumonitis and non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema. Do not induce vomiting. If aspiration is suspected the patient should be observed for sign of lung injury. Treatment should be directed at the control of symptoms and clinical conditions. Subcutaneous or intramuscular injection requires prompt surgical debridement. There may be no signs of injury or pain initially. Failure to provide immediate treatment may result in extensive necrosis.
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 Date: 2018-05-31
Handling: Avoid contact with the eyes. Avoid prolonged or repeated contact with skin and clothing. Avoid breathing vapors or mists. Use with adequate ventilation. Wash exposed skin with soap and water after use. High pressure injection of this product through the skin is a medical emergency.Empty containers retain product residue and may be hazardous. Do not cut, weld, drill, etc. containers, even empty. Do not reuse empty containers unless properly cleaned. Keep container away from excessive heat and open flames. Keep containers closed when not in use. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area.
Disposal: Dispose of product in accordance with all local, state/provincial and federal regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Zinc compound(s) (unspecified)000000-00-9<1
Trade secret or proprietary formula000000-02-10-5.0
Highly-refined petroleum lubricant oils000000-47-880.0-100.0
Additive(s) (unspecified)000000-73-0<1
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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