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Product Information
Product Name: Citristrip Low V.O.C. Adhesive Remover-04/17/2015
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » adhesive remover » Adhesive
Inside the Home » multipurpose » Adhesive remover
Customer Service: 800-238-2672
Date Entered: 2016-08-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
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: 2019-01-17
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?) (Complete (M)SDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Hazard Statements

Causes skin irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May cause drowsiness or dizziness. May damage fertility or the unborn child.

Precautionary Statements

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Avoid breathing gas/mist/vapors/spray. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Use personal protective equipment as required.


IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. If skin irritation occurs, get medical advice/attention. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before re-use.

IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.

IF exposed or concerned: Get medical attention/advice. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.


Store locked up.


Dispose of contents/container according to local, state and federal regulations.
Acute Health Effects: From SDS:

Hazards Identification

Causes skin irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May cause drowsiness or dizziness. May damage fertility or the unborn child.

Potential Health Effects

Eye Contact: This material is an eye irritant. May cause irritation, burns, swelling, stinging, temporary corneal injury, redness, tearing, blurred vision, conjunctivitis of eyes, and corneal ulcerations of the eye. Vapors may irritate the eyes.

Skin Contact: This product is a skin irritant. Product may be absorbed through the skin. Harmful if absorbed through the skin. May cause itching; irritation; redness; defatting of the skin; drying of the skin; inflammation; discomfort or pain; swelling; dermatitis; and tissue damage. May cause symptoms listed under inhalation and ingestion. May increase the severity of symptoms listed under inhalation.

Inhalation: Vapor harmful. May cause dizziness; headache; burns and severe irritation to the respiratory tract; injuries to mucous membranes; watering of the eyes; weakness; drowsiness; nausea; numbness in fingers, arms, and legs; hot flashes; depression of the central nervous system; spotted vision; fatigue; dilation of pupils; leg and chest pains; eye irritation; giddiness and intoxication; narcosis; anesthesia; confusion; olfactory changes; vomiting; visual disturbances; sleepiness; cough and dyspnea; cold, clammy extremities; diarrhea; irregular or rapid heartbeat; liver and kidney damage; unconsciousness; coma; and death. Severe overexposure may cause irregular or rapid heartbeat, convulsions, unconsciousness, and death. Intentional misuse of this product by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the vapors can be harmful or fatal. This product is a simple asphyxiant.

Ingestion: May cause nausea; irritation to mouth, throat and stomach; loss of coordination; stupor; changes in white blood cells; drowsiness; rapid heartbeat; low blood pressure; vomiting; gastrointestinal irritation; depression of the central nervous system; narcosis; diarrhea; reddening of face and/or neck; liver, kidney and heart damage; unconsciousness; and death. May produce symptoms listed under inhalation. Liquid aspirated into lungs may cause chemical pneumonitis and systemic effects. Ingestion of significant quantities may result in red blood cell hemolysis.
Chronic Health Effects: From SDS:

Reports have associated repeated and prolonged overexposure to solvents with neurological and other physiological damage. Prolonged skin contact may cause irritation, redness, swelling and possible tissue destruction. Prolonged or repeated cont
Carcinogenicity: Not listed.
First Aid: Eye Contact: Flush eye with water, remove any contact lens, continue flushing for at least 15 minutes, then get medical attention.

Skin Contact: Wash with soap and water. Get medical attention if irritation from contact persists.

Inhalation: If user experiences breathing difficulty, move to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.

Ingestion: Call your poison control center, hospital emergency room, or physician immediately for instructions.
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 Date: 2015-04-17
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 container according to all regulations. Do not reuse this container. Store in a cool place in original container and protect from sunlight. 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 (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Butyl carbitol acetate000124-17-470.0-90.0
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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