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Product Name: CRC Brakleen Brake Parts Cleaner-Non-Chlorinated 05088, Aerosol-08/26/2014
Form: aerosol
Product Category: Auto Products » cleaner » Brakes
Customer Service: 800-272-8963
Date Entered: 2014-11-26
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: CRC Industries, Inc.
Div., Berwind Corp.
Address: 800 Enterprise Road Suite 101
City: Horsham
State: PA
Zip Code: 19044
Telephone Number: 215-674-4300
Fax Number: 800-272-4560
Toll Free Number: 800-556-5074
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-16
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: Extremely Flammable. Harmful or Fatal if Swallowed. May Cause Blindness if Swallowed. Vapor Harmful. Eye and Skin Irritant. Contents Under Pressure.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS

Hazards Identification

Emergency Overview: Extremely Flammable. Harmful or Fatal if Swallowed. May Cause Blindness if Swallowed. Vapor Harmful. Eye and Skin Irritant. Contents Under Pressure.

Potential Health Effects

Eye Contact: Moderate eye irritant. Exposure can case irritation including stinging, tearing, redness, blurred vision, and swelling of the eyes.

Skin Contact: Moderate skin irritant. Prolonged or repeated contact may dry the skin. Symptoms may include redness, burning, drying and cracking of the skin, and skin burns. Passage of this material into the body through the skin is possibly, but it is unlikely that this would result in harmful effects during safe handling and use.

Inhalation: Breathing large amounts of this material may be harmful. Symptoms include irritation of the nose and throat and central nervous system excitation (giddiness), followed by CNS depression (dizziness, drowsiness, weakness, headache, nausea, unconsciousness).

Ingestion: Swallowing small amounts is not likely to cause harmful effects. May cause stomach or intestinal upset. Swallowing larger amounts may to harmful as this material may be aspirated into the lungs during swallowing or vomiting. This results in lung inflammation and other lung injury.

Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure: Skin sensitivities, lung conditions, central nervous system conditions
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:

Overexposure to methanol may lead to visual impairment.
Carcinogenicity: Not listed.
First Aid: Eye Contact: Immediately flush with plenty of water for 15 minutes. Call a physician if irritation persists.

Skin Contact: Remove contaminated clothing and wash affected area with soap and water. Call a physician if irritation persists. Wash contaminated clothing prior to re-use.

Inhalation: Remove person to fresh air. Clear air passage if blocked. Keep person calm. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult give oxygen. Call a physician.

Ingestion: Seek medical attention. Do not induce vomiting unless instructed by medical personnel. Have victim drink a glass of water if conscious.

Note to Physicians: This material is an aspiration hazard. This material (or a component) has produced hyperglycemia and ketosis following substantial ingestion. Inhalation of high concentrations of this material may be associated with cardiac arrhythmias. Sympathomimetic drugs may initiate cardiac arrhythmias in persons exposed to this material. This product contains methanol. The metabolites of methanol can cause metabolic acidosis, visual disturbances and blindness.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 3
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: 2014-08-26
Handling: Do not use near potential sources of ignition. Do not use on energized equipment. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid inhaling vapors. Use caution when near energized equipment. The metal container will conduct electricity if it contacts a live source. This may result in injury to the user from electrical shock and/or flash fire. For product use instructions, please see the product label. Store in a cool dry area out of direct sunlight. Aerosol cans must be maintained below 120 deg F / 49 deg C to prevent cans from rupturing.
Disposal: All disposal activities must comply with federal, state, provincial and local regulations. Local regulations may be more stringent than state, provincial or national requirements.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Carbon dioxide000124-38-95.0-10.0
Naphtha, petroleum, hydrotreated light064742-49-015.0-25.0
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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