Skip Navigation

Household Products Database banner

Quick search


Advanced Search triangular bullet

Browse by category
Auto Products
Inside the Home
Pesticides
Landscape/Yard
Personal Care
Home Maintenance
Arts & Crafts
Pet Care
Home Office
Commercial / Institutional

Browse A to Z
Products Names
Types of Products
Manufacturers
Ingredients

Support pages
About the Database
FAQ
Product Recalls
Help
Glossary
Contact Us
More Resources

 

 

Home Products Manufacturers Ingredients Health Effects
Product Information
Product Name: Parks Pro Liquid Paint Stripper-discontinued
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » paint » Stripper
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
Enter text or highlight term...
Warnings: Hazard: Danger! Poison! Vapor Harmful. Warning. Use of this product may expose you to methylene chloride and benzene which are known to cause cancer and toluol which is known to cause birth defects and other reproductive harm. Notice: Reports have associated repeated and prolonged occupational over exposure to solvents with permanent brain and nervous system damage. 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. Keep out of reach of children. (#1514, metal can container)
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS Inhalation: Excessive inhalation may produce symptoms of central nervous system depression, ranging from light headedness, nausea and vomiting to unconsciousness and death. Inhalation may cause respiratory irritation and transient pulmonary edema. Eye Contact: An irritation to the eye, causing pain, tearing, and general inflammation. Skin Contact: Mildly irritating to skin. Skin contact may produce a burning sensation. This product may be absorbed through the skin although not expected to produce toxicity by this route. Ingestion: May cause irritation of the gastrointestinal tract with vomiting. If vomiting results in aspiration, chemical pneumonia could follow. Absorption through the gastrointestinal tract may produce symptoms of central nervous system depression ranging from light headedness to unconsciousness. Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Persons with angina or other cardiovascular diseases should not be exposed to this product.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS Prolonged or repeated contact may cause skin to become reddened, rough and dry due to the removal of natural oils and may result in dermatitis. This product may be absorbed through the skin. Toluene is known to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS According to the State of Californias Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Prop 65), this product contains the following chemicals that may cause cancer and/or reproductive toxicity: Methylene chloride; Toluene; Carbon tetrachloride; Chloroform; Benzene. Methylene chloride, Carbon tetrachloride, Chloroform and Benzene are known to cause cancer.
Health Rating: 3
Flammability Rating: 0
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: 1994-09-08
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place away from incompatible materials. Keep containers tightly closed when not in use. Do not use pressure to empty containers. Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Containers, even those that have been emptied, will retain product residue and vapors. Always obey hazard warnings and handle empty containers as if they were full. Vapors of this product are heavier than air and will collect in low places, such as pits or degreasers or other poorly ventilated areas. Do not enter places where vapors are suspected unless special respirator protection is worn and an observer is present.
Disposal: From MSDS Dispose of in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Methanol000067-56-12.0-20.0
Methylene chloride000075-09-240-90
1-Methoxy-2-propanol000107-98-22.0-20.0
Toluene000108-88-32.0-20.0
Ammonia007664-41-72.0-20.0
Stoddard solvent008052-41-3
Dipropylene glycol methyl ether034590-94-81.0-10.0
Naphtha, petroleum, heavy straight-run064741-41-92.0-20.0
HHS.GOV Household Products Database Home Page National Institutes of Health National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services National Library of Medicine