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Product Information
Product Name: Zinsser Detail Stripper 42121-Old Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Home maintenance » stripper » Paint
Home maintenance » paint » Stripper
Customer Service: 732-469-8100
Date Entered: 2014-03-20
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Zinsser Co., Inc.
Div., Rust-Oleum
Address: 11 Hawthorne Parkway
City: Vernon Hills
State: IL
Zip Code: 60061
Telephone Number: 847-367-7700
Fax Number: 847-816-2330
Toll Free Number: 888-855-1774
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-11
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: Warning! If you scrape, sand or remove old paint, you may release lead dust. Lead is toxic. Exposure to lead dust can cause serious illness, such as brain damage, especially in children. Pregnant women should also avoid exposure. Wear a NIOSH-approved respirator to control lead exposure. Clean up carefully with a HEPA vacuum and a wet mop. Before you start, find out how to protect yourself and your family by contacting the national lead information hotline at 1-800-424-lead or log on to www.epa.gov/lead.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:

Hazards Identification

Emergency Overview

Danger! Poison, contains methyl alcohol. Vapor harmful. May be fatal or cause blindness if swallowed. Harmful if swallowed. Causes eye irritation. Flammable liquid and vapor. Causes nose and throat irritation. Harmful if inhaled. May affect the brain or nervous system causing dizziness, headache or nausea. Vapor Harmful. Causes Eye, Skin, Nose, and Throat Irritation. May cause eye, skin, or respiratory tract irritation. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Harmful if inhaled. Use ventilation necessary to keep exposures below recommended exposure limits, if any.

Potential Health Effects

Primary Routes of Exposure: Skin Contact, Skin Absorption, Inhalation, Ingestion, Eye Contact

Eye Contact: Causes Serious Eye Irritation

Skin Contact: May be absorbed through the skin in harmful amounts. Prolonged or repeated skin contact may cause irritation. Causes skin irritation. Allergic reactions are possible.

Inhalation: Harmful if inhaled. Avoid breathing fumes, spray, vapors, or mist. May cause headaches and dizziness. High vapor concentrations are irritating to the eyes, nose, throat and lungs. High gas, vapor, mist or dust concentrations may be harmful if inhaled. Prolonged or excessive inhalation may cause respiratory tract irritation.

Ingestion: Poison, may be fatal or cause blindness if swallowed. Harmful if swallowed. Aspiration hazard if swallowed; can enter lungs and cause damage.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:

No information.
Carcinogenicity: Contains Methylene Chloride, an IARC Group 2B carcinogen. Reports have associated repeated and prolonged occupational overexposure to solvents with permanent brain and nervous system damage. High concentrations may lead to central nervous system effects (
First Aid: Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes holding eyelids open. Get medical attention. Do NOT allow rubbing of eyes or keeping eyes closed.

Skin Contact: Wash skin with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing. Get 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. Do NOT use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. If you experience difficulty in breathing, leave the area to obtain fresh air. If continued difficulty is experienced, get medical assistance immediately.

Ingestion: Aspiration hazard: Do not induce vomiting or give anything by mouth because this material can enter the lungs and cause severe lung damage. Get immediate medical attention. If swallowed, get medical attention.
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: 2013-12-16
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling. Wash hands before eating. Use only with adequate ventilation. Follow all MSDS/label precautions even after container is emptied because it may retain product residues. Remove contaminated clothing and launder before reuse. Avoid breathing fumes, vapors, or mist. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Keep containers tightly closed. Isolate from heat, electrical equipment, sparks and open flame. Keep away from heat, sparks, flame and sources of ignition. Keep container closed when not in use. Product should be stored in tightly sealed containers and protected from heat, moisture, and foreign materials. Store in a dry, well ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed when not in use. Avoid excess heat. Do not store above 120 deg F.
Disposal: Dispose of material in accordance to local, state and federal regulations and ordinances. Do not allow to enter storm drains or sewer systems.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Methanol000067-56-1<25
Acetone000067-64-1<30
Methylene chloride000075-09-2<25
Toluene000108-88-3<30
Distillates, petroleum, hydrotreated light064742-47-8<5
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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