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Product Information
Product Name: Klean-Strip Brush Cleaner, VOC Compliant
Form: liquid
Product Category: Arts & Crafts » brush cleaner » Paint
Home maintenance » cleaner » Paint Brush
Customer Service: 800-238-2672
Date Verified: 2011-02-18
Date Entered: 2011-03-19
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
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: 2013-05-11
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?) (Complete MSDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Do not use this product near any source of heat or open flame, furnace areas, pilot lights, stoves, etc. Do not use in small enclosed spaces, such as basements and bathrooms. Vapors can accumulate and explode if ignited.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. Keep container tightly closed when not in use. Store in a cool, dry place. Do not store near flames or at elevated temperatures.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Hazards IdentificationEmergency Overview: Danger! Extremely flammable. Vapor Harmful. Eye Irritant. Harmful if Swallowed. Keep away from heat, sparks, flame and all other sources of ignition. Vapors may cause flash fire or ignite explosively. Do not smoke. Extinguish all flames and pilot lights, and turn off stoves, heaters, electric motors and all other sources of ignition during use and until all vapors are gone. Beware of static electricity that may be generated by clothing and other sources. Do not use in small enclosed spaces, such as basements and bathrooms.Primary Routes of Entry: Inhalation, IngestionInhalation:Vapor harmful. High concentrations may lead to central nervous system effects (drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, headaches, paralysis, and loss of consciousness and even death). High vapor concentrations are irritating to the eyes, nose, throat, and lungs. Intentional misuse of this product by deliberately concentrating and inhaling can be harmful or fatal.Skin Contact: Moderately irritating to the skin. Prolonged or repeated contact can result in defatting and drying of the skin which may result in skin irritation and dermatitis (rash).Eye Contact: Contact with the eye may cause moderate to severe irritation.Ingestion: Product may be harmful or fatal if swallowed. Pulmonary aspiration hazard. After ingestion, may enter lungs and produce damage. May produce central nervous system effects, which may include dizziness, loss of balance and coordination, unconsciousness, coma and even death.Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated By Exposure Diseases of the skin, eyes, and lung (asthma-like conditions).
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:Reports have associated repeated and prolonged overexposure to solvents with neurological and other physiological damage. Prolonged or repeated contact may cause dermatitis.
Carcinogenicity: Does not containingredients listed as carcinogenic by IARC, NTP and OSHA.
First Aid: Inhalation: If user experiences breathing difficulty, move to air free of vapors. Administer oxygen or artificial respiration until medical assistance can be rendered.Skin Contact:Irritation may result. Immediately wash with soap and water. Seek medical attention if irritation from contact persists.Eye Contact: Immediately flush with water, remove any contact lenses, continue flushing with water for at least 15 minutes, then get medical attention.Ingestion: Call you local poison control center, hospital emergency room, or physician immediately for instructions.Note to Physician: Poison. This product contains methanol. Methanol is metabolized to formaldehyde and formic acid. These metabolites may 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 as an antidote. Methanol is effectively removed by hemodialysis. Call your local poison control center for further information.
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 Verified Date: 2011-02-18
MSDS Date: 2010-12-15
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Do not use this product near any source of heat or open flame, furnace areas, pilot lights, stoves, etc. Do not use in small enclosed spaces, such as basements and bathrooms. Vapors can accumulate and explode if ignited.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. Keep container tightly closed when not in use. Store in a cool, dry place. Do not store near flames or at elevated temperatures.
Disposal: Dispose in accordance with applicable local, state, and federal regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Acetone000067-64-160-100
Butyl acetate000123-86-41.0-5.0
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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