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Product Information
Product Name: Klean-Strip Klean Kutter
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » stripper » Paint
Home maintenance » stripper » Varnish
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: 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: Danger! Extremely Flammable. 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 me generated by synthetic clothing and other sources. Contact of liquid or vapor with flame or hot surfaces will produce toxic gases and corrosive residue that will cause deterioration of metal.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Hazards IdentificationEmergency Overview: Danger! Extremely Flammable. 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 me generated by synthetic clothing and other sources. Contact of liquid or vapor with flame or hot surfaces will produce toxic gases and corrosive residue that will cause deterioration of metal.Primary routes of exposure: Inhalation; ingestion; and dermal.Potential Health EffectsInhalation: Vapor harmful. May cause dizziness; headache; watering of eyes; drowsiness; irritation of respiratory tract; weakness; nausea; muscle twitches; numbness in fingers, arms, and legs; depression of central nervous system; irritation of eyes; hot flashes; loss of appetite; spotted vision; fatigue; dilation of pupils; increase of carboxyhemoglobin levels, which can cause stress to the cardiovascular system; arm, leg and chest pains; vomiting; loss of coordination; visual disturbances; giddiness and intoxication; sleepiness; cough and dyspnea; cold, clammy extremeties; narcosis; diarrhea; hallucinations; light-headedness; anesthesia; suffocation; confusion; brain damage; irregular or rapid heartbeat; convulsions; loss of coordination; drowsiness; defatting; unconsciousness; coma; and death. Intentional misuse of this product by deliberately concentrating and inhaling can be harmful or fatal. Elevated carboxyhemoglobin levels can be additive to the increase caused by smoking and other carbon monoxide sources.Skin contact: This product is a skin irritant. May be absorbed through the skin, if contact with skin is prolonged. May cause irritation; drying and cracking of skin; numbness in fingers and arms; defatting of skin; burning; redness; inflammation; keratitis; and dermatitis. May cause additional symptoms listed under inhalation. May increase severity of symptoms listed under inhalation.Eye Contact: This material is an eye irritant. May cause irritation; redness; tearing; blurred vision; burns; stinging; swelling; temporary corneal damage; conjunctivitis of eyes; and corneal ulcerations of the eye. Vapors may irritate eyes.Ingestion: Poison. Cannot be made non-poisonous. May be fatal or cause blindness. Harmful or fatal if swallowed. May cause dizziness; headache; nausea; vomiting; loss of coordination; drowsiness; weakness; stupor; irritation and burning sensation in mouth, throat, and stomach; gastrointestinal irritation; fatigue; depression of the central nervous system; narcosis; diarrhea; loss of appetite; liver, kidney and heart damage; coma; and death. May produce symptoms listed under inhalation. Liquid aspirated into lungs, during vomiting, may cause chemical pneumonia and systemic effects.Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated By Exposure: Diseases of the blood, skin, eyes, liver, kidneys, lungs, asthma, inflammatory or fibrotic pulmonary disease; alcoholism; cardiovascular system and respiratory system; 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 or repeated contact may cause dermatitis. prolonged skin contact may result in absorption of a harmful amount of this material. May cause giddiness; insomnia; gastric disturbances; dizziness; headache; weakness; fatigue; nausea; skin irritation; numbness in hands and feet; pancreatic damage; permanent central nervous system changes; decreased response to visual and auditory stimulation; some loss of memory; visual impairment or blindness; brain damage; redness, burning and cracking of skin; conjunctivitis; anemia; hallucinations; changes in blood; jaundice; bone marrow damage; kidney damage; liver damage; heart palpitations; blood disorders; and death. May cause additional symptoms listed under inhalation.
Carcinogenicity: Contains ingredients listed as carcinogenic by IARC, NTPand 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: Wash with soap and large quantities of water and seek medical attention if irritation from contact persists.Eye contact: Flush with large quantities of water for at least 15 minutes and seek immediate medical attention.Ingestion: Call you poison control center, hospital emergency room or physician immediately for instructions to induce vomiting.Note to Physician: Poison. This product contains methanol and methylene chloride. 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. Adrenalin should never be given to a person overexposed to methylene chloride. Call your local poison control center for further information.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 3
Reactivity Rating: 1
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: 2010-10-15
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 containers according to all regulations. Do not reuse this container.Store in a cool, dry place. Exposure to high temperatures or prolonged exposure to sun may cause can to leak or swell. Once opened, remover should be used within six months or discarded to avoid can deterioration. 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
Methanol000067-56-130-35
Acetone000067-64-115-20
Methylene chloride000075-09-225-30
Toluene000108-88-35.0-10.0
N-Methylpyrrolidone000872-50-41.0-5.0
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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