EPA bans consumer sales of paint stripper linked to deaths

The Environmental Protection Agency announced a ban on retail sales for household use of methylene chloride, a powerful and dangerous paint stripping chemical linked to dozens of deaths. But health advocates were disappointed that the EPA allowed its continued use in commercial settings.

EPA bans consumer sales of paint stripper linked to deaths

The Environmental Protection Agency is banning consumer sales of a paint stripper after personal appeals by families of men who died while using the product.

Fri 15 Mar 19 from Medical Xpress

US EPA finalizes methylene chloride ban

Agency bans use in consumer paint and coating removers, requests input on commercial uses

Fri 15 Mar 19 from CandEN

EPA bans consumer sales of methylene chloride paint removers

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday it had issued a final rule to prohibit the manufacture, import, processing and distribution of methylene chloride in all paint removers ...

Fri 15 Mar 19 from Reuters

EPA bans household use of deadly paint stripper, but not commercial use

The Environmental Protection Agency announced a ban on retail sales for household use of methylene chloride, a powerful and dangerous paint stripping chemical linked to dozens of deaths. But ...

Fri 15 Mar 19 from CNN

EPA's Methylene Chloride Ban Excludes Workers

The EPA says it will issue a rule that bans the sale of methylene chloride to consumers, but allows for its continued use in commercial products.

Mon 18 Mar 19 from WebMD

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