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Hazard Statements: H226-H315-H319-H335
Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
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