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EPA restricts sales of deadly paint strippers after years of delays

After decades of death and regulatory inaction, the federal government announced a rule Friday that will ban retail sales of paint-removal products with an ingredient that has killed unsuspecting people as they used it on bathtubs, floors, furniture and other items. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulation targets paint strippers containing a chemical called methylene […]