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Product Name: Castrol Dexron III Auto Transmission Fluid-discontinued
Form: liquid
Product Category: Auto Products » automatic transmission fluid » Transmission
Customer Service: 800-227-8765
Date Entered: 1996-09-03
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Castrol
Div. BP Lubricants USA, Inc.
Address: P.O. Box 485
City: Lewiston
State: NY
Zip Code: 14092
Telephone Number: 800-462-0835
Fax Number: 201-633-7475
Toll Free Number: 800-462-0835
Date Info Verified: 2017-02-28
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: No warnings on label.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Inhalation: Harmful concentrations of mists/vapors are unlikely through customary handling or use of this product.Skin Contact: Not expected to cause prolonged or significant skin irritation. Eye Contact: Not expected to cause prolonged or significant eye irritation. Ingestion: Low order of toxicity, but may cause gastrointestinal disturbances, diarrhea. Ingestion of large amounts may cause headache, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:This product contains a component which may cause a mild dermal allergic reaction following contact. Prolonged or repeated skin contact may cause skin drying, cracking, irritation, defatting and dermatitis.
Carcinogenicity: Product contains no materials currently classified as carcinogenic per the Annual Report of the National Toxicology Program (NTP), OSHA Hazard Communication Standard or the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC, Group 1 [carcinogenic to humans]; 2A [probably carcinogenic to humans], or 2B [possibly carcinogenic to humans]).
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: 2000-08-21
Handling: Keep container closed when not in use. Do not store near heat, sparks, flame or strong oxidants. Avoid breathing mist. Maintain adequate ventilation. Avoid prolonged or repeated contact with skin.
Disposal: ?Under RCRA, the applicable hazardous waste classification must be evaluated prior to disposal of the material. All recovered material should be packaged, labeled, transported and disposed of or reclaimed in accordance with governmental regulations regard
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Dye(s) (unspecified)000000-00-2<0.1
Severely refined petroleum basestocks000000-47-2<60-100
Distillates, petroleum, hydrotreated heavy paraffinic064742-54-7<60-100
Distillates, petroleum, hydrotreated light paraffinic064742-55-8<60-100
Distillates, petroleum, solvent-dewaxed light paraffinic064742-56-9<60-100
Distillates, petroleum, solvent-dewaxed heavy paraffinic064742-65-0<60-100
Ethoxylated long chain alkylamine alkylphosphite and metal sulfonate999999-50-2<10-30
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