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Paint strippers

Important: If you supply products for sale on Amazon, you must comply with all federal, state, and local laws and Amazon policies applicable to those products and product listings.

Our Policy:

Effective March 2019, Amazon will prohibit the listing or sale of paint strippers containing methylene chloride (MeCl) and/or n-methylpyrrolidone (NMP). Paint strippers or removers that do not contain MeCL or NMP are allowed for sale.

What are paint strippers?

Paint strippers (also known as paint removers) are products designed to remove paint and other finishes, and clean underlying surfaces.

Who should submit documents?

If you are selling paint removers or paint strippers, you must provide documents to Amazon confirming your products do not contain MeCl or NMP.

How do I get approval to sell paint strippers on Amazon?

In order to sell these products on Amazon, you must submit the following to chemical-safety@amazon.com:

  1. Your company name
  2. Seller/Vendor ID
  3. Email address
  4. Phone Number
  5. A list of ASINs you are applying to sell
  6. Documentation affirming that all ASINs you are applying to list do not require a Prop 65 warning for MeCL or NMP in addition to a Safety Data Sheet:
    Region Required Documentation
    US Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
    CA Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

What type of paint strippers are restricted on Amazon?

All paint strippers violating Amazon policy are restricted for sale on Amazon.

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