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Product Information
Product Name: Xylol Klean Strip Cleaner-Old Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » stripper » Paint
Customer Service: 901-775-0100
Date Entered: 1997-05-01
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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: 2017-02-27
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, (M)SDS, prepared by the manufacturer. The National Library of Medicine does not test products nor does it evaluate information from the product label or the (M)SDS. (What is an (M)SDS?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Danger! Keep away from heat, sparks, flame and all other sources of ignition. Do not smoke. Extinguish all flames, 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 synthetic clothing and other sources. Whenever possible, use outdoors in an open air area. Do not use in areas where vapor can accumulate and concentrate such as basements, bathrooms or small enclosed areas. USE ONLY WITH ADEQUATE VENITLATION TO PREVENT BUILD UP OF VAPOR. Open all windows and doors. Use only with a cross ventilation of moving fresh air across the work area. If strong odor is noticed or you experience slight dizziness, headaches, nausea or eye watering - STOP- ventilation is inadequate. Leave area immediately. Danger! Harmful or fatal if swallowed. Vapor harmful. Eye irritant. Contains Xylene. Reports have associated repeated and prolonged over exposure to solvents with neurological and other physiological damage. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling contents may be harmful or fatal. For further information, refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet. this product should not be used frequently or on a regular basis without properly engineered air control systems designed to prevent exceeding appropriate TLV. It is intended for occasional use only. Do not take internally. Avoid prolonged or repeated breathing of vapor or spray mist. Avoid contact with eyes and prolonged contact with skin. Prolonged contact with skin may cause irritation. Rinse off skin after each use. Close container after each use. Do not reuse container. For OSHA controlled workplaces and other regular users- Use only with adequate ventilation under engineered air control systems designed to prevent exceeding approved TLV for occasional use. Where engineered control is not feasible, use properly maintained and properly fitted NIOSH approved respirators for organic sealant vapors. A dust mask does not provide protection against vapors. First Aid: If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Call your poison control center, hospital emergency room or physician immediately. In case of eye contact, immediately flush with water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists, get medical attention. Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Inhalation: Vapor harmful. May cause dizziness, headache, irritation of respiratory tract, weakness, drowsiness, depression of central nervous system, and watering of eyes. Severe overexposure may cause unconsciousness, anesthesia, irregular heartbeat, and death. Intentional misuse of this product by deliberately concentrating and inhaling can be harmful or fatal.
Eye Contact: This material is an eye irritant.
Skin Contact: May be absorbed through the skin. May cause irritation.
Ingestion: Harmful or fatal if swallowed. May cause nausea, vomiting, gastrointestinal irritation, and diarrhea.
Diseases of the skin, liver, and kidneys may be aggravated by exposure to this product.
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. May cause skin irritation, permanent central nervous system changes,
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Ingredients in this product are not listed on California's Prop 65 list: ***Chemicals known to the State to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity.***
The components in this mixture are not listed as carcinogens by NTP, IARC and OSHA.
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: 1992-07-20
Handling: From MSDS
Keep container tightly closed when not in use. Store in a cool, dry place. Do not store near flames or at elevated temperatures. 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 container according to all regulations. Do not reuse this container.
Disposal: From MSDS
Dispose of in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Xylene (mixed isomers)001330-20-780-85
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