Lubricating Oil

Common hazardous ingredients:
Aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons (benzene, naphthalene, toluene, xylene).

Potential hazards:
Flammable; toxic. Air pollutant. Can be very harmful in swallowed of inhaled.

Use:
Wear nitrile gloves.

Storage:
Store in a secure area that is locked or out of reach of children and pets.

Disposal:

Best: Use up or give away. Dispose of empty container in the garbage.

Alternatives

  • Use plain castor oil or mineral oil on hinges, door knobs and latches.
  • For locks, use dry powdered graphite.

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