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Product Name: Tuff Stuff Bug & Tar Remover-Discontinued Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Auto Products » bug/tar remover » Detailing
Customer Service: 800-222-7784
Date Entered: 2007-12-18
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Manufacturer: Clorox Company, The
Address: 1221 Broadway
City: Oakland
State: CA
Zip Code: 94612
Telephone Number: 510-271-7000
Fax Number: 510-832-1463
Toll Free Number: 800-227-1860
Date Info Verified: 2017-02-28
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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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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS: HEALTH HAZARD DATA Oral Toxicity: Accidental ingestion of this material is expected to have little acute toxicity. Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain and belching may occur. Ingestion of excessive quantities may cause signs of nervous system depression such as drowsiness, dizziness, loss of coordination and fatigue. This material is an aspiration hazard: product can enter the lungs during swallowing and vomiting and cause lung inflammation and damage. Eye Irritation: This product is not expected to cause eye irritation and was found to be non-irritating to the eye in animals studied. Skin Irritation: This material may cause severe skin irritation., Prolonged or repeated exposures to this material may cause redness, burning and drying and cracking of the skin. Dermal Toxicity: No evidence of adverse effects from available information. Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure: Because of the irritating and defatting properties, this product may aggravate any existing dermatitis. Respiratory symptoms associated with pre-existing lung disorders such as asthma may be aggravated by exposure to this material.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Reports have associated repeated and prolonged overexposure to solvents with permanent brain and nervous system damage. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the product may be harmful or fatal.
Carcinogenicity: This product contains mineral spirits. Petroleum hydrocarbons of similar composition and boiling ranges have been known to product kidney damage and tumors in male rats following prolonged inhalation exposures.
First Aid: Swallowing: Do not induce vomiting because product may enter lungs and cause severe lung damage. If vomiting occurs spontaneously keep head below hips to prevent aspiration into the lungs. Seek medical attention. Skin: Remove contaminated clothing. Immediately wash all affected and exposed areas with mild soap and copious amounts of water. If irritation or redness develops or persists, seek medical attention. Launder contaminated clothing before re-use. Inhalation: If symptoms of exposure develop, remove to fresh air. If irritation persists, seek medical attention. If breathing becomes difficult, administer oxygen. Administer artificial respiration if breathing has stopped, and seek medical attention. Eyes: Although no irritation is expected, as a precaution, exposed eyes should be immediately flushed with copious amounts of clean water using a steady stream for a minimum of 15 minutes. If irritation, pain, swelling or tearing persist, seek medical attention. Notes To Physician There is no specific antidote. The hydrocarbon solvent in this material is unlikely to produce systemic symptoms following accidental ingestion. The most serious toxic effect following ingestion is aspiration pneumonitis, which may lead to non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema. Treatment should be directed at the control of symptoms and clinical conditions.
Health Rating: 2.
Flammability Rating: 2
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: 1999-07-22
Handling: Handling Procedures
Disposal: Waste material is a RCRA hazardous waste due to ignitibility. Incinerate in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Stoddard solvent008052-41-3
Solvent naphtha, petroleum, medium aliphatic064742-88-7
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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