Industry Sees ‘Possible’ Alternative To Methylene Chloride In Paint Strippers

November 7, 2019
A chemical industry group has told California regulators that while it has found one “possible” safer alternative to methylene chloride in paint and varnish stripping products, it is not clear whether the alternative is safe enough to win state approval, highlighting the difficulty state and federal officials face as they seek to phase out such products. It “appears that there is at least one possible alternative to methylene chloride-based paint removers, although the readily available data do not allow...

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