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Product Information
Product Name: Wagner Premium Brake Fluid-Old Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Auto Products » brake fluid » Brakes
Customer Service: 800-323-5473
Date Entered: 1996-09-03
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Manufacturer: Federal Mogul
Address: 26555 Northwestern Highway
City: Southfield
State: MI
Zip Code: 48033
Telephone Number: 248-354-7700
Toll Free Number: 800-325-8886
Date Info Verified: 2015-02-18
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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 (MSDS) prepared by the manufacturer. The National Library of Medicine does not test products nor does it evaluate information from the product label or the MSDS. (What is an MSDS?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Harmful if swallowed.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Inhalation: The higher glycol ethers have relatively low volatility; however, heating or agitating may create airborne fumes or mists. Inhalation of these fumes and mists may cause respiratory irritation and toxicity. Ethylene glycol is extremely toxic in particulate form via inhalation. Exposure to this product may produce watery eyes, general anesthesia, headache, drunkenness, ataxia, rapid or slurred speech, heart arrhythmias, muscle incoordination, convulsions, lower back pain, drowsiness, edema, slow pulse, tremor changes in urine flow, coma and/or death.Eye Contact: May cause severe irritation with associated redness, swelling, pain, and tears. Conjunctivitis and/or diminished sensation may occur. Skin Contact: May cause irritation and redness. Toxic quantities may be absorbed through the skin depending on extent and duration of contact. Ingestion: Accidental ingestion of this product is toxic and can be fatal. Ingestion may adversely affect the lungs, liver kidneys, meninges, brain and cause central nervous system depression or excitation and metabolic abnormalities. Lethal kidney damage has followed ingestion of ethylene glycol. Hepatotoxicity is common following ingestion of diethylene glycol. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:See Acute Effects under 'Ingestion' for target organs potentially affected long-term by overexposure. Rats dosed orally with triethylene glycol monoethyl ether exhibited leukocyte and platelet count changes and biochemical effects. Rats in an inhalation experiment with diethylene glycol mono-n-butyl ether exhibited changes in the brain and coverings and blood. Mice orally dosed with ethylene glycol exhibited adverse effects of the liver, kidney, ureter, and bladder as well as weight loss or decreased weight gain. Rabbit inhalation of ethylene glycol resulted in various effects including corneal damage and death in the multiple dose data field. Many glycol ethers have dangerous human reproductive effects. Experimental teratogenic and reproductive data exist for diethylene glycol and ethylene glycol.
Carcinogenicity: No ingredient in this product in listed as a carcinogen or potential carcinogen by NTP, IARC, or OSHA. Long-term exposure to diethylene glycol has resulted in tumors in laboratory animals.
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: 1995-10-01
Handling: Store in cool, well ventilated area away from oxidizers and ignition sources. Do not eat, drink or smoke in areas where this product is being used or stored. Avoid skin contact with this product. Wash hands thoroughly after handling and before breaks and meals.
Disposal: Recycle, reclaim and dispose of in accordance with applicable local, state and federal regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Ethylene glycol000107-21-10-3
Diethylene glycol000111-46-617-20
Diethylene glycol ethyl ether000111-90-01.0-7.0
Triethylene glycol000112-27-60-3
Diethylene glycol monobutyl ether000112-34-54.0-12.0
Diethylene glycol monopropyl ether006881-94-38.0-11.0
Glycols, polyethylene025322-68-36.0-9.0
Hexyl poly(oxyethylene) ether031726-34-86.0-11.0
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