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Product Name: STP Carburetor Spray Cleaner-01/11/1999-Discontinued Product
Form: aerosol
Product Category: Auto Products » cleaner, spray » Fuel System & Air Intake
Customer Service: 800-835-4523
Date Entered: 2003-01-01
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Manufacturer: Armored AutoGroup Inc
Address: 44 Old Ridgebury Road Suite 300
City: Danbury
State: CT
Zip Code: 06810
Telephone Number: 203--20-5290
Toll Free Number: 800-222-7784
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-18
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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, (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: Danger: Keep away from heat sources, sparks & flame. Do not spray on hot engine. Avoid eye contact (etc.) Call physician, emergency room, PCC. Contents under pressure.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS Inhalation: Breathing vapors may cause upper respiratory tract irritation, experienced as discomfort in the nose and throat, and a discharge from the nose; respiratory irritation, experienced as cough, chest discomfort, production of sputum, difficulty with breathing, pulmonary edema and hemorrhage; headache, nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, weakness, confusion, visual disturbances, tingling, numbness and shooting pains in the hands and forearms, ringing in the ears, difficulty in walking and coma. Respiratory arrest can occur leading to asphyxia. Prolonged inhalation of high concentrations can cause liver and kidney degenerative lesions and depression of bone marrow activity. Tachypnea as well as visual, neurologic and metabolic toxicity has been reported in inhalation abusers of methanol containing products. Contains methanol which is highly toxic and may produce severe acidosis, blindness or death. Visual effects from methanol include blurred vision, double vision, changes in color perception, restriction of visual fields and complete blindness. With massive overdoses of methanol, liver, kidney and heart muscle injury have been described. There may be a delay of several hours between swallowing methanol and the onset of signs and symptoms. Toxicity is related to the degree of acidosis produced in the time interval between exposure and treatment. The range of toxicity of methanol is extremely variable. Ingestion of as little as 4 ml of absolute methanol has caused blindness. Skin Contact: Prolonged contact may cause skin irritation seen as localized reddening and swelling. Prolonged contact may cause severe irritation. Xylene, methanol and 2-butoxyethanol may be absorbed through the skin possibly resulting in toxicity. Eye Contact: Vapors cause irritation. Liquid causes severe irritation with excess tear production, excess blinking, reddening and swelling of the conjunctiva, and possible iris and corneal injury. Ingestion: Unlikely source of exposure with an aerosol product. Swallowing may cause gastrointestinal disturbances including a burning sensation in the throat and stomach, abdominal pain, belching, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, drowsiness, visual disturbances, coma or death. May cause central nervous system depression with unsteady gait and sedation. Aspiration into the lungs may occur during ingestion or vomiting, resulting in injury. Kidney and liver dysfunction may occur.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS Long term inhalation exposure can cause chronic headache, chest pain, nausea, mental confusion, breathing difficulties, heartbeat abnormalities, numbness in limbs, fever, reduced white blood cell count, malaise, and fatigue. Skin irritation can
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS None of the ingredients in this product are listed as a carcinogen or potential carcinogen by IARC, NTP or OSHA. This product does not contain chemicals regulated under California Proposition 65.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 4
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: 1999-01-11
Handling: From MSDS Danger, extremely flammable. Keep away from heat sources, open flames, sparks and all other sources of ignition. Store away from direct sunlight. No smoking in use or storage area. Avoid eye and prolonged or repeated skin contact. Avoid breathing vapors or mists. Use only with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after use. Contents under pressure. Do not puncture or incinerate container.
Disposal: From MSDS This product is RCRA Hazardous Waste (Ignitable) if discarded in purchased form. Dispose in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Methyl ethyl ketone000078-93-33.0-7.0
Xylene (mixed isomers)001330-20-730.0-40.0
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