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Product Information
Product Name: Zerex Radiator Super Cleaner
Form: liquid
Product Category: Auto Products » cleaner » Cooling System
Customer Service: 800-832-6825
Date Entered: 2014-03-16
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Valvoline Co., The
Div. of Ashland Inc.
Address: 100 Valvoline Way
City: Lexington
State: KY
Zip Code: 40509
Telephone Number: 859-357-7777
Toll Free Number: 800-832-6825
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-13
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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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Warnings: Warning! Reduces blood's oxygen-carrying capacity. May be harmful if swallowed. Causes eye, skin and respiratory tract irritation.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS

Hazards Identification

Potential Health Effects

Emergency Overview

Warning! Reduces blood's oxygen-carrying capacity. May be harmful if swallowed. Causes eye, skin and respiratory tract irritation.

Primary Route(s) of Entry: Inhalation, Skin absorption, Skin contact, Eye Contact, Ingestion

Eye Contact: Can cause severe eye irritation. Symptoms include stinging, tearing, redness, and swelling of eyes. Can injure eye tissue.

Skin Contact: Can cause severe skin irritation. Symptoms may include redness and burning of skin, and other skin damage. The feeling of irritation or pain may be delayed.

Inhalation: It is possible to breathe this material under certain conditions of handling and use (for example, during heating, spraying, or stirring). Breathing small amounts of this material during normal handling is not likely to cause harmful effects. Breathing large amounts may be harmful. Symptoms are not expected at air concentrations below the recommended exposure limits, if applicable.

Ingestion: Swallowing small amounts of this material during normal handling is not likely to cause harmful effects. Swallowing large amounts may be harmful.

Aggravated Medical Condition: Preexisting disorders of the following organs (or organ systems) may be aggravated by exposure to this material: Lung (for example, asthma-like conditions), Skin, Upper respiratory tract, Exposure to this material may aggravate any preexisting condition sensitive to a decrease in available oxygen, such as chronic lung disease, coronary artery disease or anemias.

Signs and symptoms of exposure to this material through breathing, swallowing, and/or passage of the material through the skin may include: Stomach or intestinal upset (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea), irritation (nose, throat, airways), Cough, central nervous system depression (dizziness, drowsiness, weakness, fatigue, nausea, headache, unconsciousness), Lowered blood pressure, effects on heart rate, Lack of coordination, Difficulty in breathing, lung edema (fluid buildup in the lung tissue), lung damage, damage to the mouth, throat, and/or airways, shock, cyanosis (causes blue coloring of the skin and nails from lack of oxygen), Convulsions, May cause methemoglobinemia, a blood abnormality that may cause headache, difficulty breathing, lightheadedness, weakness, confusion, rapid heart rate and cyanosis (lack of oxygen in the tissues causing blue-colored skin and nails).
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS

No information provided.
Carcinogenicity: This material is not listed as a carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the National Toxicology Program (NTP), or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
First Aid: Eye Contact: If symptoms develop, immediately move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. Flush eyes gently with water for at least 15 minutes while holding eyelids apart; seek immediate medical attention. Do not remove the victim from water access for transport to a medical facility unless instructed to do so by qualified medical personnel. If possible, continue flushing the eye gently with water while transporting the victim.

Skin Contact: Remove contaminated clothing. Flush exposed area with large amounts of water. If skin is damaged, seek immediate medical attention. If skin is not damaged and symptoms persist, seek medical attention. Launder clothing before reuse.

Inhalation: If symptoms develop, move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen. Keep person warm and quiet; seek immediate medical attention.

Ingestion: Seek medical attention. If individual is drowsy or unconscious, do not give anything by mouth; place individual on the left side with the head down. Contact a physician, medical facility, or poison control center for advice about whether to induce vomiting. If possible, do not leave individual unattended.

Notes to physician: Overexposure to this product (or a component) may cause methemoglobinemia, which in sufficient concentration causes cyanosis. Severe cyanosis may require intravenous injection of methylene blue. Methylene blue is contraindicated if the patient has confirmed or suspected glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 0
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: 2013-02-13
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Containers of this material may be hazardous when emptied. Since emptied containers retain product residues (vapor, liquid, and/or solid), all hazard precautions given in the data sheet must be observed. Store in a cool, dry, ventilated area.
Disposal: Dispose of in accordance with all applicable local, state and federal regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Tetrasodium EDTA000064-02-81.5-5.0
Sodium gluconate000527-07-115.0-20.0
Sodium hydroxide001310-73-21.5-5.0
Sodium nitrate007631-99-41.5-5.0
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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