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Prolink - Is it vapor harmful?(4 posts)

Prolink - Is it vapor harmful?chazman
Aug 21, 2003 8:07 PM
I've been using homebrew lube for the past couple of years and have switched to Prolink to give it a chance (to see if there really is a difference). Well, right away I noticed a difference. My apartment now smells like Prolink, yuck.

I do not have a garage so I have to store my bike inside. Does anyone know if long term exposure to this vapor is going to cause harm?

re: Prolink - Is it vapor harmful?deHonc
Aug 21, 2003 9:38 PM
I'm in the same boat - house reeks of the stuff after a lube. I don't think it is harmful - although I've developed a twitch and occasional bouts of Turet syndrome after sniffing the stuff - but who $^#*(@ cares!!!!

Seriously - the stuff is 100% non toxic.

What do you mean yuck?NatC
Aug 22, 2003 4:55 AM
I love that scent. It's...machiney and synthetic...or something. I was bummed when I couldn't find any in our new town.
Here is the word from Prolink...chazman
Aug 22, 2003 5:10 PM

The fumes are not harmfull. ProLink is environmentally friendly and there are no components considered "reportable" by the EPA. The smell you refer to is caused by the corrosion inhibitor additive in ProLink. We are considering adding a smell to ProLink for those who, like you, store their bikes in their apartment. If you had a choice, what would you like that smell be? Thanks for your comments.