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Product Information
Product Name: Citristrip Safer Paint and Varnish Stripping Gel
Form: gel
Product Category: Arts & Crafts » stripper » Paint
Home maintenance » paint » Stripper
Home maintenance » varnish » Stripper
Customer Service: 800-238-2672
Date Verified: 2011-03-18
Date Entered: 2011-03-20
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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
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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: Caution: eye & skin irritant. Harmful if swallowed. Contains n-methyl 2-pyrrolidone. Do not mix with any other product. Avoid contact with eyes and prolonged contact with skin. Do not take internally. Contains a bittering agent to discourage accidental swallowing. If using indoors, open all windows and doors and maintain a cross ventilation of moving fresh air across the work area. Warning: this product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause reproductive harm. Keep out of reach of children
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Hazards IdentificationRoutes of Entry: Eye and skin contact, ingestion, and inhalation.Potential Health EffectsEye contact: May cause eye irritation with discomfort, tearing, or blurring of vision and corneal clouding. May cause burns of the eye.Skin contact: May cause mild skin irritation with redness, discomfort, burning, or rash. Prolonged or repeated skin contact may cause dermatitis and drying of the skin.Inhalation: May cause irritation of the upper respiratory passages, with coughing, headache, and discomfort.Ingestion: May cause gastric disturbances. May cause nausea and vomiting. May damage mucous membranes.Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated By Exposure: Pre-existing eye disease and pre-existing skin conditions.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:This product contains a material (N-Methylpyrrolidone) that may adversely effect the developing fetus based on animal data.
Carcinogenicity: Does not contain anyingredients 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 Wash with soap and large quantities of water and seek medical attention if irritation from contact persists.Eye contact: Immediately flush with water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention immediately. Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting, unless directed to by medical personnel. Call your poison control center, hospital, emergency room, or physician immediately for instructions. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.Note to Physician: Treatment of overexposure should be directed at the control of symptoms and the clinical condition of the patient.
Health Rating: 1
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: 2009-05-28
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Keep away from heat, sparks and flame. 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 in original container and protect from sunlight. 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
Dimethyl adipate000627-93-010.0-30.0
N-Methylpyrrolidone000872-50-430-60
Dimethyl glutarate001119-40-010.0-30.0
PEG-15 cocamine061791-14-81.0-5.0
Citrus extract094266-47-41.0-5.0
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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