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Product Information
Product Name: WD-40 Specialist Machine & Engine Degreaser Foaming Spray, Aerosol-07/17/2014
Form: aerosol
Product Category: Auto Products » cleaner/degreaser » Engine
Commercial / Institutional » multipurpose » Degreaser
Commercial / Institutional » multipurpose » Cleaner
Inside the Home » multipurpose » Degreaser
Customer Service: 619-275-1400
Date Entered: 2015-11-08
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: WD 40 Company
Address: P.O. Box 80607
City: San Diego
State: CA
Zip Code: 92138
Telephone Number: 619-275-1400
Fax Number: 619-275-5823
Toll Free Number: 888-324-7596
Date Info Verified: 2016-02-10
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: ?DANGER!

Extremely Flammable Aerosol.

Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated.

Causes serious eye irritation.

Prevention

Keep away from heat, sparks, open flames, hot surfaces No smoking.

Do not spray on an open flame or other ignition source.

Pressurized container: Do not pierce or burn, even after use.

Wash thoroughly after handling.

Wear eye protection.

Response

IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.

Storage

Protect from sunlight. Do not expose to temperatures exceeding 50 deg C/122 deg F. Store in a well-ventilated place.?
Acute Health Effects: From SDS

Hazards Identification

Emergency Overview

Flammable aerosol. Gas under pressure.

Potential Health Effects

Eye Contact: May cause eye irritation with redness, tearing and blurred vision.

Skin Contact: Prolonged contact may cause defatting, dermatitis, and drying of the skin.

Inhalation: Excessive inhalation can cause headache, drowsiness, and nausea. Can cause irritation of respiratory tract. Intentional abuse may be harmful or fatal.

Ingestion: Swallowing may cause gastrointestinal irritation. Not expected to be acutely toxic.

Signs and Symptoms of Exposure: May cause eye irritation. Excessive inhalation can cause headache, drowsiness, and nausea. Can cause irritation of respiratory tract. Swallowing may cause gastrointestinal irritation.?
Chronic Health Effects: From SDS

2-(2-butoxyethoxy) ethanol has caused effects on the liver and kidneys in studies with laboratory animals.
Carcinogenicity: None of the components are listed as a carcinogen or suspect carcinogen by IARC, NTP, ACGIH or OSHA.
First Aid: Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, lifting upper and lower eyelids occasionally. Get medical attention if irritation persists. ?

Skin Contact: Wash with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Get medical attention if irritation persists or symptoms of exposure develop.

Inhalation (Breathing): Remove to fresh air. Get medical attention if irritation or symptoms persist. ?

Ingestion (Swallowed): Do not induce vomiting. Call a physician, poison control center, or the WD-40 Safety Hotline at 1-888-324-7596. Rinse mouth with water and give one eight-ounce glass of water to drink if the patient if conscious and responsive. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

Indication of Immediate Medical Attention/Special Treatment Needed: Immediate medical attention is generally not required. ?
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 2
Reactivity Rating: N
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2014-07-17
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Avoid contact with eyes. Avoid prolonged contact with skin. Avoid breathing vapors or aerosols. Use only with adequate ventilation. Keep away from heat, sparks, pilot lights, hot surfaces and open flames. Unplug electrical tools, motors and appliances before spraying or bringing the can near any source of electricity. Electricity can burn a hole in the can and cause contents to burst into flames. To avoid serious burn injury, do not let the can touch battery terminals, electrical connections on motors or appliances or any other source of electricity. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. Keep containers closed when not in use. Keep out of the reach of children. Do not puncture, crush or incinerate containers, even when empty. Store in a cool, well-ventilated area, away from incompatible materials and heat, sparks or open flame. Do not store in direct sunlight or above 120 deg F.?
Disposal: Aerosol containers should not be punctured, compacted in home trash compactors or incinerated. Empty containers may be disposed of through normal waste management options. Dispose of all waste product, absorbents, and other materials in accordance with applicable Federal, state and local regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Surfactant(s) (unspecified)000000-00-4<2
Isopropanol000067-63-01.0-5.0
Isobutane000075-28-51.0-5.0
Diethylene glycol monobutyl ether000112-34-55.0-10.0
Petroleum gases, liquefied, sweetened068476-86-81.0-5.0
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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