What you should know about using paint strippers.
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Published by U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English


  • Paint removers -- Safety measures,
  • Chemicals -- Safety measures

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Other titlesPaint strippers.
ContributionsU.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission., United States. Environmental Protection Agency.
The Physical Object
Pagination6, [1] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17791121M

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