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Product Information
Product Name: Citristrip Safer Paint and Varnish Stripping Gel-12/14/2015
Form: gel
Product Category: Commercial / Institutional » undercoating » Stripper
Home maintenance » stripper » Paint
Home maintenance » stripper » Varnish
Home maintenance » paint » Stripper
Customer Service: 800-238-2672
Date Entered: 2016-08-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
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: 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

Danger. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May damage fertility or the unborn child. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Precautionary Statements

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

Response

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 IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists, get medical advice/attention.

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

Storage

Store container tightly closed in well-ventilated place. Store locked up.

Disposal

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

Hazards Identification

Danger. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May damage fertility or the unborn child. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Potential Health Effects

Eye 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: cause gastric disturbances. May cause nausea and vomiting. May damage mucous membranes.
Chronic Health Effects: From SDS:

This product contains a material (N-Methylpyrrolidone) that may adversely effect the developing fetus based on animal data.
Carcinogenicity: Not listed.
First Aid: Eye Contact: Immediately flush with water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention immediately.

Skin Contact: Wash with soap and large quantities of water and seek medical attention if irritation from contact persists.

Inhalation: If user experiences breathing difficulty, move to air free of vapors. Administer oxygen or artificial respiration until medical assistance can be rendered.

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.

Notes 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 Date: 2015-12-14
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 (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Dimethyl adipate000627-93-010.0-20.0
N-Methylpyrrolidone000872-50-430.0-60.0
Dimethyl glutarate001119-40-010.0-30.0
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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