Common hazardous ingredients
Methylene chloride, nitrous oxide, o-phenylphenol, propane, trichloroethane, trichloroethylene.
Containers may explode if heated; contents may be highly flammable, irritants, corrosives, toxins or poisons. Air pollutant. Methylene chloride is a suspected human carcinogen.
- Use in a well-ventilated area (preferably outdoors) and follow label instructions.
- Avoid breathing vapors.
- Never burn aerosol cans or place them in a trash compactor, even if the cans are completely empty.
- Prevent nozzles from becoming clogged; give the spray button a quarter turn before spraying. If a spray opening becomes clogged while the can is in use, turn it upside down and spray for a few seconds. Always do this when you have finished painting.
Store in a locked cabinet or out of reach of children and away from sources of heat or flames.
Best: Use up or give away. Empty aerosol cans can be recycled with steel cans.
Second best: Take to a hazardous waste facility or collection event.
Use non-aerosol, self-applied products such as gels, roll-ons, liquids or solids.