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Product Information
Product Name: Parks Liquid Strip-discontinued
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » stripper » Paint
Customer Service: 800-225-8543
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Parks Corporation
Div., Rust-Oleum Corporation
Address: 11 Hawthorne Parkway
City: Vernon Hills
State: CT
Zip Code: 60061
Telephone Number: 800-323-3584
Toll Free Number: 847-367-7700
Date Info Verified: 2014-05-06
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 (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?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Hazards: Danger! Vapor Harmful. Warning: Use of this product will expose you to benzene which is known to cause cancer and to toluol which is known to cause birth defects and other reproductive harm. Precautions: Vapor may ignite explosively. Keep away from heat, sparks, flame. Vapor may cause flash fire. Do not smoke. Turn off and extinguish all flames, pilot lights on stoves, heaters, water heaters, electric motors and other sources of ignition during use and until all vapors are gone. Prevent build up of vapors by opening all windows and doors to achieve cross ventilation. If you can smell even a weak solvent odor, there is a real fire risk. Vapors may spread long distances. Do not use this product for any use that requires quantities of product to be spread over large surfaces (more than4 sq. ft.). The potential for fire and health effects increases dramatically. For any use that requires spreading over a large surface, use a non-flammable product. Use only with adequate ventilation. First Aid: In case of eye contact, flush thoroughly with water for at least 15 minutes and get medical assistance immediately. For skin contact, wash thoroughly with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical attention immediately. Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean contaminated shoes. If you experience difficulty breathing, leave area to obtain fresh air. If continued difficulty is experienced, get medical attention immediately. If swallowed, drink 1 or 2 glasses of water or milk call a physician, hospital emergency room or poison control center for a way to induce vomiting. Spill: if spilled, contain spilled material and remove with inert absorbent. Dispose of contaminated absorbent, container and unused contents in accordance with local, state and federal regulations. Keep out of reach of children. (#1554, metal can container)
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS Inhalation: Excess inhalation of vapors or mists may cause irritation of the nose and throat, nausea, vomiting, and signs of nervous system depression (e.g., headache, drowsiness, dizziness, loss of coordination, and fatigue). Respiratory symptoms associated with pre-existing lung disorders (e.g., asthma-like conditions) may be aggravated by exposure to this material. Eye Contact: One or more components of this material is an eye irritant. Direct contact with the liquid or exposure to vapors or mists may cause severe stinging, redness, tearing, swelling. Skin Contact: One or more components of this material is a skin irritant. Direct contact with the liquid or exposure to vapors or mists may cause redness and burning, drying and cracking of the skin and skin damage. Contact may result in skin absorption but symptoms of toxicity are not anticipated by this route alone under normal conditions of use. Ingestion: One or more components of this material is toxic and may be harmful if swallowed. Effects of overexposure may include irritation of the digestive tract, signs of nervous system depression (e.g., headache, drowsiness, dizziness, loss of coordination and fatigue), visual disturbances (including blindness), convulsions, coma, death and vomiting. One or more components of this material can enter lungs during swallowing or vomiting and cause lung inflammation and damage. Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Respiratory symptoms associated with pre existing lung disorders (e.g., asthma-like conditions) may be aggravated by exposure to this material. Persons with preexisting skin disorders may be more susceptible to the effects of this material. Preexisting blood and liver disorders may be aggravated by exposure to this material. Persons with preexisting heart disorders may be more susceptible to irregular heartbeats (arrhythmias) if exposed to high concentrations of this material.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS Results of tests in workers exposed to high concentrations have shown that Toluene, a component of this product, can cause irreversible changes in the genetic material (DNA) of a cell. The human health consequence of these changes is not fully understood. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling toluene has been shown to cause liver, kidney and brain damage. Toluene also causes harm to the fetus in laboratory animal studies. The relevance of these findings to humans is uncertain. Reports have associated repeated and prolonged occupational overexposure to solvents with permanent brain and nervous system damage (sometimes referred to as Solvent or Painter's Syndrome). Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the contents may be harmful or fatal. This product contains the following chemicals subject to the reporting requirements of the State of California's Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Prop 65): Toluene, Benzene. Exposure to benzene is known to cause cancer and to toluene is known to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS Exposure to benzene is known to cause cancer. (California Prop 65 warning).
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 3
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 Date: 1998-02-04
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS Keep containers tightly closed. Keep containers cool, dry and away from sources of ignition. Use and store this product with adequate ventilation. Avoid inhalation of vapors and personal contact with the product. Use good personal hygiene practice. ***Empty*** containers retain residue (liquid and/or vapor) and can be dangerous. Do not pressurize, cut, weld, braze, solder, drill, grind or expose such containers to heat, flame, sparks or other sources of ignition. They may explode and cause injury or death. ***Empty*** drums should be completely drained, properly bunged and promptly shipped to the supplier or a drum reconditioner. All other containers should be disposed of in an environmentally safe manner and in accordance with governmental regulations. Before working on or in tanks which contain or have contained this product, refer to occupational safety and health administration regulations ANSI Z49.1, and other governmental and industrial references pertaining to cleaning, repairing, welding or other contemplated operations. NOTE: Aluminum equipment should not be used for storage and/or transfer.
Disposal: From MSDS Dispose of in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Isopropanol000067-63-0<15
Acetone000067-64-1<40
Toluene000108-88-3<40
Hexane000110-54-3<5
Butyl acetate000123-86-4<5
Ethyl 3-ethoxy propionate000763-69-9<5
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