Ban toxic chemicals in paint strippers
To Niva Kramek, Associate Chief of Existing Chemicals Branch, EPA:
I urge the EPA to ban commercial and consumer uses of the toxic chemicals methylene chloride (DCM) and N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP) in paint and coating removal. Chemicals linked to cancer, developmental toxicity and other health impacts don’t belong on store shelves.
Safer alternatives are readily available, but we need the EPA to ban both of these chemicals from the products available on store shelves and in the workplace.
Please move quickly to ban these toxic chemicals now.