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Product Name: Rust Oleum Pure Strength Cleaner/Degreaser-Old Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Inside the Home » degreaser » Kitchen
Inside the Home » kitchen » Degreaser
Customer Service: 800-323-3584
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
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Manufacturer: Rust-Oleum Corp.
Address: 11 Hawthorne Pkwy
City: Vernon Hills
State: IL
Zip Code: 60061
Telephone Number: 847-367-7700
Fax Number: 847-816-2300
Toll Free Number: 800-481-4785
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?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Caution. Combustible, keep away from sparks or open flame. MILD EYE IRRITANT, avoid contact with eyes. Persons sensitive to citrus products should avoid prolonged contact with skin. For skin irritation or eye contact, flush with cold water. Contains mild surfactants. DO NOT DRINK. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Not for use on lacquer finish, styrene plastic, and natural rubber. If unsure about surface, test in an inconspicuous area before applying.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
EMERGENCY OVERVIEW: Harmful if inhaled. Harmful if swallowed. Extremely flammable liquid and vapor. Vapors may cause flash fire or explosion. Harmful if inhaled. May affect the brain or nervous system causing dizziness, headache or nausea. Contents Under pressure.
EYE CONTACT: Causes eye irritation.
SKIN CONTACT: Substance may cause slight skin irritation. Prolonged or repeated contact may cause skin irritation.
INHALATION: Harmful if inhaled. High gas, vapor, mist or dust concentrations may be harmful if inhaled. Avoid breathing vapors or mists. High vapor concentrations are irritating to the eyes, nose, throat and lungs. Breathing small amounts during normal handling is not likely to cause harmful effects; breathing large amounts may be harmful. Symptoms of overexposure include nose, throat and respiratory tract irritation. Pre-existing lung disorders, e.g., asthma-like conditions, may be aggravated by exposure to this material.
INGESTION: Substance may be harmful if swallowed. Aspiration hazard if swallowed; can enter lungs and cause damage.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
May cause central nervous system disorder (e.g., narcosis involving a loss of coordination, weakness, fatigue, mental confusion, and blurred vision) and/or damage. Contains d-Limonene, which is an IARC Group 3 agent: ***probably not carcinoge
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Contains d-Limonene, which is an IARC Group 3 agent: ***probably not carcinogenic to humans.*** D-Limonene is NOT classified as a carcinogen by OSHA, NTP nor ACGIH.
First Aid: From MSDS
EYE CONTACT: Hold eyelids apart and flush with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention.
SKIN CONTACT: Wash with soap and water. Get medical attention if irritation develops or persists.
INHALATION: If you experience difficulty in breathing, leave the area to obtain fresh air. If continued difficulty is experienced, get medical assistance immediately.
INGESTION: Aspiration hazard: Do not induce vomiting or give anything by mouth because this material can enter the lungs and cause severe lung damage. Get immediate medical attention.
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: 2000-05-11
Handling: From MSDS HANDLING: Wash thoroughly after handling. Wash hands before eating. Use only in a well-ventilated area. Follow all MSDS/label precautions even after container is emptied because it may retain product residues. Avoid breathing vapor or mist. STORAGE: Keep containers tightly closed. Isolate from heat, electric equipment, sparks and open flame. Do not store above 120 degrees F. Store large quantities in buildings designed and protected for storage of NFPA Class I flammable liquids. Contents under pressure. Do not expose to heat or store above 120 degrees F.
Disposal: From MSDS DISPOSAL METHOD: Dispose of material in accordance to local, state and federal regulations and ordinances. Do not allow to enter storm drains or sewer systems.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
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