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Product Information
Product Name: Goof Off
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » stripper » Finish
Customer Service: 800-253-3957
Date Entered: 1997-12-04
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Valspar Corporation, The
Address: 8725 Higgins Road, Suite 1000
City: Chicago
State: IL
Zip Code: 60631
Toll Free Number: 800-845-9061
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?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Flammable. Harmful or fatal if swallowed. Vapor harmful. Eye and skin irritant. Contains Xylene. Keep away from heat, sparks, flame and static electricity. Do not expose to heat or store at temperatures above 120 degrees F. Avoid frequent or prolonged skin contact or breathing of vapor. Do not get in eyes. If swallowed, contact physician immediately. Do not induce vomiting. In case of eye contact, flush with water for 15 minutes, seek medical attention immediately. USE ONLY WITH ADEQUATE VENTILATION. Vapor is harmful and eye irritant. Stop use immediately and leave the area if strong odor is noticed or if you experience dizziness, headaches, nausea or eye watering. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling contents may be harmful or fatal.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Inhalation: Excessive inhalation of vapors may cause respiratory irritation, dizziness, nausea, asphyxiation.
Eye Contact: Eye contact can cause eye irritation, redness, tearing, and blurred vision.
Skin Contact: Skin contact may cause irritation, redness, dermatitis and defatting with prolonged or repeated exposure.
Ingestion: Ingestion may cause gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. Aspiration of material into lungs may cause chemical pneumonitis, which can be fatal.

Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: None listed
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Repeated or prolonged skin exposure may cause dermatitis and defatting. Prolonged or repeated occupational overexposure to solvents may cause permanent brain and nervous system damage. Intentional misuse by deliberate concentration and inhalation of contents may be harmful or fatal.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
No information provided.
First Aid: From MSDS
INHALATION: If affected by vapors or spray mists, remove to fresh air at once. Apply artificial respiration if necessary. Contact physician immediately.
SKIN CONTACT: Remove contaminated clothing and shoes, wash with mild soap and water.
EYE CONTACT: Flush with running water for 15 minutes, holding lid open to expose surface of eye. Contact physician.
INGESTION: DO NOT induce vomiting. Get medical attention immediately.
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: 2000-05-16
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Keep containers closed when not in use. Do not use or store near open flame or strong oxidizers. Avoid breathing vapors or spray mists. Avoid prolonged or repeated personal contact. Wash thoroughly after use.
Disposal: From MSDS
Dispose in accordance with all applicable regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Methoxydiglycol000111-77-31.0-5.0
Xylene (mixed isomers)001330-20-790-95
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