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Product Name: Quaker State HD 40 Motor Oil
Form: liquid
Product Category: Auto Products » motor oil » Engine
Auto Products » auto oil » Motor Oil
Customer Service: 800-468-8397
Date Entered: 1996-09-03
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Sopus Products
Div., Shell Oil Company includes Pennzoil-Quaker State
Address: PO Box 2463
City: Houston
State: TX
Zip Code: 77252
Telephone Number: 713-241-6161
Toll Free Number: 800-237-8645
Date Info Verified: 2013-05-11
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: continuous contact with used motor oil has caused skin cancer in laboratory animal tests. Avoid prolonged contact. Wash skin with soap and water. Launder or discard soiled clothing.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Inhalation: Negligible hazard at room temperature (up to 95 degrees F). High temperatures or mechanical action may form mists or fumes. Inhalation of oil mists or fumes can cause irritation of the nose, throat and upper respiratory tract.
Eye Contact: May cause irritation to the eyes.
Skin Contact: Prolonged or repeated contact with skin may cause mild irritation and possibly dermatitis. Symptoms may include redness, edema, drying, defatting and cracking of the skin.
Ingestion: Low toxicity. Pulmonary aspiration hazard if swallowed. Swallowing may cause stomach cramps and diarrhea.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Product has the ability to cause oil acne on the skin and fibrosis in the lung. Persons with eye, skin, or lung conditions may be more sensitive to this product.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
None of this product's components are listed by ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTP or OSHA as a carcinogen or potential carcinogen. Warning: Continuous contact with used motor oil has caused skin cancer in animal tests. Avoid prolonged contact. USED oil
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: 1994-11-04
Handling: From MSDS Avoid getting this material into contact with skin and eyes. Avoid breathing fumes if this product is used at high temperatures. Avoid the generation of oil mists. Wash hands after handling and before eating. Launder work clothes frequently. Keep the container tightly closed and in a cool, well-ventilated place. Do not store this material in open or unlabeled containers. Store away from strong oxidizers. Empty containers may retain product residue including flammable or explosive vapors. Do not cut, drill, grind, or weld near full, partially full, or empty product containers.
Disposal: From MSDS Used oil can be returned to a collection center or provided to a licensed recycle. All wastes must be handled in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Residual oils, petroleum, solvent dewaxed064742-62-745-55
Distillates, petroleum, solvent-dewaxed heavy paraffinic064742-65-035-45
Dialkyl(C1-C14)dithiophosphoric acid, zinc salt068649-42-31.0-2.0
Amines, polyethylenepoly-, reaction products with succinic anhydride polyisobutenyl derivs.084605-20-91.0-5.0
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