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April 9 - April 15, 2012

More than a dozen Americans (including painters) have died in recent years from methylene chloride paint strippers. Now the European Union is cracking down on the products. What should the US do?

More items for Health & Safety

Nothing. Let the buyer and user beware.
Restrict use to industrial settings, as the EU plans to do.
Ban these products. There are safer options for stripping cured paint.

Voting for this poll closed on Sunday, April 15, 2012

Tagged categories: Chemical stripping; Government

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