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Product Information
Product Name: Klean-Strip Premium Stripper, Aerosol
Form: aerosol
Product Category: Home maintenance » varnish » Stripper
Home maintenance » paint » Stripper
Customer Service: 800-238-2672
Date Verified: 2011-03-18
Date Entered: 2011-03-19
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Barr & Co., Inc., W.M.
Address: 2101 Channel Avenue
City: Memphis
State: TN
Zip Code: 37501
Telephone Number: 800-238-2672
Fax Number: 800-621-9508
Toll Free Number: 800-398-3892
Date Info Verified: 2014-05-06
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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 (MSDS) prepared by the manufacturer. The National Library of Medicine does not test products nor does it evaluate information from the product label or the MSDS. (What is an MSDS?) (Complete MSDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Danger! Poison. May be fatal or cause blindness if swallowed. Vapor harmful. Skin and eye irritant. Use only with adequate ventilation to prevent buildup of vapors. Do not use in areas where vapors can accumulate and concentrate such as basements, bathrooms and small, enclosed areas. Whenever possible use outdoors in an open air area. If using indoors open all windows and doors and maintain a cross ventilation of moving fresh air across the work area. If strong odor is noticed or you experience slight dizziness – stop – ventilation is inadequate. Leave area immediately. If the work area is not well ventilated, do not use this product. A dust mask does not provide protection against vapors. Danger! Contents under pressure. Do not puncture or incinerate. Do not store at or expose to temperatures above 120 degrees f. Exposure to heat or prolonged exposure to sun can cause bursting. Contains methanol and methylene chloride. Cannot be made non-poisonous. Methylene chloride has been shown to cause cancer in laboratory animals. The risk to your health depends on the level and duration of exposure. Reports have associated repeated and prolonged overexposure to solvents with neurological and other physiological damage. Intentional misuse of this product by deliberately concentrating and inhaling vapors can be harmful or fatal. Avoid contact with eyes and contact with skin. Avoid breathing of vapors or mist and contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Do not take internally.Warning: using this product will expose you to chemicals which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Hazards IdentificationEmergency Overview: Danger! Poison. May be fatal or cause blindness if swallowed. Vapor harmful. Skin and Eye Irritant. Contents under pressure.Potential Health EffectsInhalation: Vapor harmful. May cause dizziness; headache; burns and severe irritation to the respiratory tract; injuries to mucous membranes; watering of the eyes; weakness; drowsiness; nausea; numbness in fingers, arms, and legs; hot flashes; depression of the central nervous system; spotted vision; fatigue; dilation of pupils; increase in carboxyhemoglobin levels, which can cause stress to the cardiovascular system; arm, leg and chest pains; eye irritation; giddiness and intoxication; narcosis; anesthesia; confusion; olfactory changes; vomiting; visual disturbances; sleepiness; cough and dyspnea; cold, clammy extremities; diarrhea; irregular or rapid heartbeat; liver and kidney damage; unconsciousness; coma; and death. Severe overexposure may cause irregular or rapid heartbeat, convulsions, unconsciousness, and death. Intentional misuse of this product by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the vapors can be harmful or fatal. Elevated carboxyhemoglobin levels can be additive to the increase caused by smoking and other carbon monoxide sources. This product is a simple asphyxiant.Skin contact: This product is a skin irritant. Product may be absorbed through the skin. Harmful if absorbed through the skin. May cause itching; irritation; redness; defatting of the skin; drying of the skin; inflammation; discomfort or pain; swelling; dermatitis; and tissue damage. May cause symptoms listed under inhalation and ingestion. May increase the severity of symptoms listed under inhalation.Eye contact: This material is an eye irritant. May cause irritation, burns, temporary corneal injury, redness, tearing, blurredm vision, conjunctivitis of eyes, and corneal ulcerations of the eye. Vapors may irritate the eyes.Ingestion: May be harmful or fatal if swallowed. May cause nausea; irritation to mouth, throat and stomach; loss of coordination; stupor; changes in white blood cells; drowsiness; rapid heartbeat; low blood pressure; vomiting; gastrointestinal irritation; depression of the central nervous system; narcosis; diarrhea; reddening of face and/or neck; liver, kidney and heart damage; unconsciousness; and death. May produce symptoms listed under inhalation. Liquid aspirated into lungs may cause chemical pneumonitis and systemic effects. Ingestion of significant quantities may result in red blood cell hemolysis.Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated By Exposure: Diseases of the blood, skin, eyes, liver, kidneys, lungs, cardiovascular system and respiratory system; alcoholism and rhythm disorders of the heart.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Reports have associated repeated and prolonged overexposure to solvents with neurological and other physiological damage. Prolonged skin contact may cause irritation, redness, swelling and possible tissue destruction. Prolonged or repeated contact may cause dermatitis. Prolonged skin contact may result in absorption of a harmful amount of this material. May cause headaches; conjunctivitis; skin irritation; pancreatic damage;permanent central nervous system changes; gastric disturbances; giddiness; insomnia; decreased response to visual and auditory stimulation; visual impairment or blindness; hallucinations; changes in blood; blood disorders; kidney damage; eye irritation; brain damage; hallucinations; liver damage, and death. May cause additional symptoms listed under inhalation.
Carcinogenicity: Containsingredients listed as carcinogenic by IARC, NTP and OSHA.
First Aid: Inhalation: If user experiences breathing difficulty, move to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.Skin contact: Wash with soap and water. Get medical attention if irritation from contact persists.Eye contact: Flush eye with water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention.Ingestion: Call your poison control center, hospital emergency room, or physician immediately for instructions.Note to Physician: This product contains methylene chloride and less than 4 percentmethanol. This product contains methanol which can cause intoxication and central nervous system depression. Methanol is metabolized to formic acid and formaldehyde. These metabolites can cause metabolic acidosis, visual disturbances and blindness. Since metabolism is required for these toxic symptoms, their onset may be delayed from 6 to 30 hours following ingestion. Ethanol competes for the same metabolic pathway and has been used to prevent methanol metabolism. Ethanol administration is indicated in symptomatic patients or at blood methanol concentrations above 20 ug/dl. Methanol is effectively removed by hemodialysis. Adrenalin should never be given to a person overexposed to methylene chloride.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 1
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 Verified Date: 2011-03-18
MSDS Date: 2009-01-14
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Read carefully all cautions and directions on product label before use. Since empty container retains residue, follow all label warnings even after container is empty. Dispose of empty container according to all regulations. Do not reuse this container.Store in a cool place and protect from sunlight. Exposure to high temperatures or prolonged exposure to sun may cause can to leak or swell. Do not store near flames or at elevated temperatures. Replace overcap on container after each use.
Disposal: Dispose in accordance with applicable local, state, and federal regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Methanol000067-56-11.0-5.0
Methylene chloride000075-09-270-95
Nonylphenyl polyethoxylate009016-45-91.0-5.0
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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