The purpose of this page is to provide consumers and customers with information on the regulations affecting Barr products. At Barr, the safety of you, your family, property and the environment is our top priority. We evaluate each product's safety, efficacy and regulatory compliance to provide you with accurate instructions, warnings and first-aid statements to ensure it is safe when used as directed. We continuously strive to comply with all applicable government regulations.

EPA Methylene Chloride Fact Sheet

The EPA has established additional standards related to the usage of methylene chloride for paint stripping.

The rule does not ban the sale of MeCL removers, nor does it prohibit their use by individuals or businesses, including collision shops.

Compliance Information

All products manufactured and distributed in the U.S. and internationally are subject to local, state and federal regulations. To comply, we perform safety testing, meet labeling guidelines of regulatory agencies, and adhere to applicable regulations for all ingredients and ingredient formulations that make up our products.

Products classified as antimicrobials, such as disinfectants/sanitizers or mold cleaners are subject to registration with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). These formulations undergo detailed EPA review of the chemistry, efficacy and toxicology aspects of the formulation before approval for sale. Labeling and packaging of these products are strictly governed by the EPA with predetermined criteria based on the nature of the product.

The information contained in this section is presented in good faith and believed to be accurate as of the effective date shown above. This information is furnished without warranty of any kind. Employers should use this information only as a supplement to other information gathered by them and must make independent determination of suitability and completeness of information from all sources to assure proper use of these materials and the safety and health of employees. Any use of this data and information must be determined by the user to be in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.