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Product Information
Product Name: Kwik Marine Paint and Varnish Remover-04/22/2015
Form: liquid
Product Category: Auto Products » cleaner/degreaser » Boat/Marine
Home maintenance » remover » Paint
Customer Service: 800-238-2672
Date Entered: 2016-08-07
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. Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. Harmful if inhaled. May cause cancer. Causes damage to organs.

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. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.

Response

IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth.

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: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

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

Storage

Store locked up.

Disposal

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

Hazards Identification

Danger. Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. Harmful if inhaled. May cause cancer. Causes damage to organs.

Potential Health Effects

Eye Contact: This material is an eye irritant. May cause irritation, watering/tearing, redness, stinging or burning sensation, swelling, and blurred vision. May cause corneal injury. Vapors may irritate the eyes.

Skin Contact: This product is a skin irritant. Product may be absorbed through the skin. May cause effects ranging from mild irritation to severe pain, and possibly burns, depending on the intensity of contact. Symptoms may include dryness, redness, burning, cracking of the skin, and skin burns.

Inhalation: Vapor harmful. May cause upper respiratory tract irritation and central nervous system depression with symptoms such as confusion, lightheadedness, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, headache, and fatigue. Causes formation of carbon monoxide in blood which may affect the cardiovascular system and central nervous system. Continued exposure may cause unconsciousness and even death. Intentional misuse of this product by deliberately concentration and inhaling vapors can be harmful or fatal.

Ingestion: POISON. CANNOT BE MADE NON-POISONOUS. May be fatal or cause blindness. May cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, irritation of the mouth and throat, gastrointestinal irritation, holes in esophagus and stomach, delirium, coma, and death. Absorption through the gastrointestinal tract may produce central nervous system depression, characterized by excitement, followed by headache, dizziness, drowsiness, and nausea. Advanced stages may cause collapse, unconsciousness, coma and possible death due to respiratory failure. May cause kidney damage.
Chronic Health Effects: From SDS:

Reports have associated repeated and prolonged overexposure to solvents with neurological and other physiological damage. May cause liver and kidney damage. Methylene chloride may cause cancer based on animal data. Methanol has caused birth def
Carcinogenicity: Dichloromethane (000075-09-2)

IARC: Group 2B

ACGIH: A3

NTP: Possible

OSHA: Listed

Isopropyl alcohol (000067-63-0)

IARC: Group 3

ACGIH: A4

Hydrotreated light distillate (064742-47-8)

ACGIH: A4
First Aid: Eye Contact: Immediately begin to flush eyes with water, remove any contact lens. Continue to flush the eyes for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical attention.

Skin Contact: Immediately wash skin thoroughly with large amounts of water and mild soap, if available. Remove contaminated clothing Seek medical attention if irritation develops or persists.

Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get immediate medical attention.

Ingestion: If swallowed, do NOT induce vomiting, unless directed by medical personnel. Seek immediate medical attention. Call a poison control center, hospital emergency room, or physician immediately. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

Notes to Physician: This product contains methanol which can cause intoxication and central nervous system depression. Methanol is metabolized to formic acid and formaldehyde. These metabolites can cause metabolic acidosis, visual disturbances and blindness. Since metabolism is required for these toxic symptoms, their onset may be delayed from 6 to 30 hours following ingestion. Ethanol competes for the same metabolic pathway and has been used to prevent methanol metabolism. Ethanol administration is indicated in symptomatic patients or at blood methanol concentrations above 20 ug/dl. Methanol is effectively removed by hemodialysis. Adrenalin should never be given to a person overexposed to methylene chloride. Methylene Chloride is an aspiration hazard. Risk of aspiration must be weighed against possible toxicity of the material when determining whether to induce emesis or to perform gastric lavage. This material sensitizes the heart to the effects of sympathomimetic amines. Epinephrine and other sympathomimetic drugs may initiate cardiac arrhythmias in individuals exposed to this material. This material is metabolized to carbon monoxide. Consequently, elevations in carboxyhemoglobin as high as 50 percent have been reported, and levels may continue to rise for several hours after exposure has ceased. Data in experimental animals suggest there is a narrow margin between concentrations causing anesthesia and death.
Health Rating: 2*
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: 2015-04-22
Handling/Disposal
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. Once opened, remover should be used within six months or disposed of properly to avoid can deterioration. Store in a cool dry place. 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
Methanol000067-56-15.0-10.0
Isopropanol000067-63-0<5
Methylene chloride000075-09-260.0-100.0
Distillates, petroleum, hydrotreated light064742-47-8<5
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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