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About this Publication: Oil-Based Paint and Coatings--Hazards and Responsible Use

Title: Oil-Based Paint and Coatings--Hazards and Responsible Use
Date Published on the Web: 3/27/2000
Document Date: 3/1/2000
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Publication Type: Fact sheet
Publication Number: 612-2000-0003
Description: This fact sheet describes hazardous effects of oil-based (solvent-based) coatings, such as paint, stains, and varnishes, on our environment and health. It also presents tips on the use, storage, and recycling of oil-based coatings, as well as proper disposal methods and the use of latex paint as an alternative.
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