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Methylene chloride

Primary Chemical Name :

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Methylene chloride
CAS Registry Number:

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We have assigned ID numbers (with 6 leading zeros or nines, e.g., 000000-xx-x or 999999-xx-x) for blends and chemicals that do not have CAS numbers.

EC Number:

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Synonyms are alternative names that represent the same chemical substance.

Aerothene MM; Chlorure de methylene; Dichloromethane; Freon 30; Khladon 30; Metaclen; Methane dichloride; Methane, dichloro-; Methylene bichloride; Methylene chloride; Methylene dichloride; Methylenum chloratum; Metylenu chlorek; Narkotil; R30 (refrigerant); Solaesthin; Soleana VDA; Solmethine

SVHC is a substance (identified by the European Chemicals Agency) that may have serious and often irreversible effects on human health and the environment. SVHC are defined in Article 57 of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (“the REACH Regulation”) and include substances which are:
1.  Carcinogenic, Mutagenic or toxic to Reproduction (CMR), meeting the criteria for classification in category 1 or 2 in accordance with Directive 67/548/EEC or in category 1a or 1b in accordance with EC No 1272/2008This directive was recently replaced by the new EU regulation (EC) No 1272/2008.
2.  Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic (PBT) or very Persistent and very Bioaccumulative (vPvB) according to the criteria in Annex XIII of the REACH Regulation, or
3.  Identified, on a case-by-case basis, from scientific evidence as causing probable serious effects to human health or the environment of an equivalent level of concern as those above (e.g. endocrine disrupters).

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Product Category
Commercial / Institutional

Canberra Husky Vandalism Mark & Stain Remover 1229, Aerosol, Professional Use-05/01/2015

aerosol 40.0-60.0

Claire Vandalism Mark & Stain Remover, CL870, Aerosol, Professional Use-02/03/2015

aerosol 40.0-60.0
Claire Vandalism Mark & Stain Remover, Aerosol, Professional Use-Old Product aerosol 40.0-50.0
Monsanto Amplify Herbicide (agricultural) granules <16
Home Maintenance

Crown Tuff-Strip Heavy-Duty Semi-Paste Stripper-01/10/2017

liquid 65.0-75.0

Crown Tuff-Strip Heavy-Duty Stripper, Aerosol-06/01/2016

liquid 40.0-60.0

Jasco Premium Paint and Epoxy Remover Aerosol-12/17/2015

aerosol 70.0-95.0

Jasco Premium Paint and Epoxy Remover-03/25/2015

liquid 60.0-100.0

Jasco Varnish and Stain Remover-04/17/2015

liquid 25.0-40.0

Klean-Strip Brush Cleaner-04/17/2015

liquid <1

Klean-Strip Color Change Stripper-04/21/2015

liquid 40.0-60.0

Klean-Strip Klean Kutter Refinisher-04/17/2015

liquid 25.0-35.0

Klean-Strip Premium Sprayable Stripper-04/17/2015

liquid 60.0-100.0

Klean-Strip Premium Stripper-12/28/2015

liquid 60.0-100.0

Klean-Strip Premium Stripper, Aerosol-04/17/2015

aerosol 70.0-95.0

Klean-Strip Strip-X Stripper-04/16/2015

liquid 30.0-40.0

Kwik Liquid No-Wash Paint and Varnish Remover-04/23/2015

liquid 20.0-30.0

Permatex Paint Stripper, Aerosol-06/03/2015

aerosol 40.0-70.0

Savogran Kutzit Liquid Stripper, 110N-03/10/2015

liquid 20.0-25.0

Savogran Prepaint Deglosser, 01122-03/10/2015

liquid 35.0-40.0

Savogran Strypeeze, Original Semi-paste Stripper-01101-03/10/2015

liquid 25.0-30.0

Savogran SuperStrip Heavy Duty Stripper, 01131-03/10/2016

liquid 80.0-85.0

Savogran Water Rinsing Kwikeeze, 01152-03/10/2015

liquid 5.0-10.0

Sprayway Paint Stripper, SW-719, Aerosol-08/05/2014

aerosol 60.0-80.0

Sterling 5f5 Non-Flammable Paint & Varnish Remover, 050004-03/10/2015

liquid 65.0-70.0
Watco Paint & Poly Remover-02/09/2016
liquid 50.0-75.0
Canberra Husky 1229 Vandalism Mark & Stain Remover, Aerosol, Professional Use-Old Product aerosol 40.0-50.0
Champion Sprayon Paint Off-Old Product aerosol 80 - 85
9107_16025009 Image Crown Handi Strip Liquid.jpg
Crown Handi-Strip All Purpose Liquid Stripper-Old Product liquid 40-60
9122_16025025 Image Crown Tuff Strip Aerosol.jpg
Crown Handi-Strip All Purpose Sprayable Stripper, Aerosol-Old Product aerosol 45-60
9121_16025024 Image Crown Tuff Strip.jpg
Crown Tuff-Strip Heavy Duty Semi-Paste Stripper-Old Product liquid 80-90
10696_02008044 Image Jasco Brushable Semi-Paste Premium Paint & Epoxy Remover.jpg
Jasco Brushable Semi-Paste Premium Paint & Epoxy Remover-Old Product liquid 60-100
10697_02008045 Image Jasco SemiPaste Varnish  Stain Remover.jpg
Jasco Semi-Paste Varnish & Stain Remover-Old Product liquid 25-40
10668_02008016 Image Klean-Strip Brush Cleaner.jpg
Klean-Strip Brush Cleaner-Old Product liquid 1.0-3.0
Klean-Strip Deep Down Stain Stripper-old product aerosol <60
Klean-Strip Graffiti Remover-old product aerosol 75-80
10678_02008026 Image Klean-Strip Klean Kutter.jpg
Klean-Strip Klean Kutter-Old Product liquid 25-30
10679_02008027 Image Klean-Strip KS-3 Premium Stripper.jpg
Klean-Strip KS-3 Premium Stripper-Old Product liquid 60-100
10680_02008028 Image Klean-Strip Metal & Masonry Paint Remover.jpg
Klean-Strip Metal & Masonry Paint Remover-Old Product liquid 75-85
10684_02008032 Image Klean-Strip Premium Sprayable Stripper.jpg
Klean-Strip Premium Sprayable Stripper-Old Product liquid 70-85
10685_02008033 Image Klean-Strip Premium Stripper Aerosol.jpg
Klean-Strip Premium Stripper, Aerosol-Old Product aerosol 70-95
10688_02008036 Image Klean-Strip Strip-X Stripper.jpg
Klean-Strip Strip-X Stripper-Old Product liquid 30-50
Paint & Varnish Remover No. 2600, Aerosol-Old Product aerosol --
Parks Pro Liquid Paint Stripper-discontinued liquid 40-90
10626_19014016 Image Savogran Heavy Duty SuperStrip.jpg
Savogran Heavy Duty SuperStrip-Old Product liquid 85-90
Savogran Kutzit Paint & Varnish Remover-old product liquid >24
10623_19014013 Image Savogran Paint Stripper, Aerosol.jpg
Savogran Paint Stripper, Aerosol-Old Product aerosol 25-30
10616_19014006 Image Savogran Prepaint Deglosser.jpg
Savogran Prepaint Deglosser-Old Product liquid 35-40
Savogran Sprayable Strypeeze-08/22/2001-Old Product aerosol 85-90
Savogran Strypeeze Paint/Varnish Remover-old product liquid >10
10622_19014012 Image Savogran Water Rinsing  Kwikeeze.jpg
Savogran Water Rinsing Kwikeeze-Old Product liquid 5.0-10.0
7900_image Sprayway Vandalism Mark Stain Rmvr 870.jpg
Sprayway Vandalism Mark and Stain Remover No. 870-Old Product aerosol 43
10330_21004044 Image UGL ZAR Paint and Varnish Remover.jpg
UGL ZAR Paint and Varnish Remover-Old Product liquid 90
Zinc It Electric Grade Lubricant-Old Product aerosol 32
8145_Image Adhesive Remover.jpg
Zinsser Adhesive Remover-Old Product liquid 71
8144_Image Brush Roller wash.jpg
Zinsser Brush & Roller Wash-Old Product liquid --
Zinsser Detail Stripper 42121-Old Product liquid <25
Zinsser Paint & Varnish Stripper 42131-Old Product liquid <25
Zinsser Power Stripper 42151-Old Product liquid <80
Zinsser Spray-On Stripper 42161-Old Product liquid <75
Inside the Home

Crown Solu-Strip Semi-Paste Adhesive Remover-03/11/2016

liquid 85.0-95.0

Jasco Brush Cleaner-04/17/2015

liquid <1

Klean-Strip Adhesive Remover-12/28/2015

liquid 60.0-100.0
Radio Shack Rosin Flux Stripper liquid 39.83
Aqua Mix Sealer and Adhesive Remover-Old Product liquid --
9118_16025021 Image Crown Solustrip.jpg
Crown Solu-Strip Semi-Paste Adhesive Remover-Old Product liquid 80-90
10667_02008015 Image Klean-Strip Adhesive Remover.jpg
Klean-Strip Adhesive Remover-Old Product liquid 60-100
Parks Adhesive Remover-09/04/1998-discontinued liquid 65-70
Parks Adhesive Remover-discontinued liquid 40-90
10614_19014004 Image Savogran Adhesive Remover.jpg
Savogran Adhesive Remover-Old Product liquid 85-90
10621_19014011 Image Savogran Liquid Kutzit.jpg
Savogran Liquid Kutzit-08/31/2007-Old Product liquid 20-25
Auto Products
Espree Tire Shine-discontinued aerosol 50

Gunk Carburetor Parts Cleaner, Chlorinated M4814, Aerosol-03/26/2020

aerosol 60.0-70.0

Kwik Marine Paint and Varnish Remover-04/22/2015

liquid 60.0-100.0
Anti-Seize Lubricant-Old Product aerosol 60-65
Carb Medic Carb/Choke/Valve Cleaner-Old Product aerosol 40-50
Carb Medic Carburetor Choke and Valve Cleaner-08/01/2002-Old Product liquid 60-70
Carb Medic Carburetor Choke and Valve Cleaner-Old Product liquid 40-50
Champion Sprayon Degreasing Solvent-Old Product aerosol 70 - 75
Gumout Professional Non Flammable Brake Parts Cleaner-Old Product aerosol 5.0-30.0
11279_07007048 Image Gunk Carb Medic Carburetor and Choke Cleaner.jpg
Gunk Carb Medic Carburetor and Choke Cleaner-04/07/2010-Old Product aerosol 15-40
Lectra Motive Auto Care-Old Product aerosol 1.0-20.0
ProsALL Prosolv-Old Product aerosol 70 - 75
7880_image Sprayway Gasket Remover 719.jpg
Sprayway Industrial Gasket Remover No. 719-Old Product aerosol 70-80