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Paint Removal Products

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

Paint Removal Products

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

Effective March 2019, Amazon prohibits 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.

Who should submit documents?

If you are selling paint removers or paint strippers, you may be asked to provide documents to confirm the safety of your products. Amazon requires documentation that indicates testing compliance with standards or regulations for each product you are applying to sell.

How do I get approval to sell paint removal products on Amazon?

Amazon’s policies require that paint removal products sold through the Amazon website meet specified requirements. If you are contacted by Amazon, submit the following information to

  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. Product Images and Manuals, as applicable (images should include all relevant safety information and compliance markings)
  7. A Safety Data Sheet for each ASIN confirming that your products do not contain MeCl or NMP
Product Regulation/Standard Requirement
Paint Removal Products Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

All paint removal products violating Amazon policy are restricted for sale on Amazon.

Note: You certify that all materials you submit are true, authentic, and accurate. Amazon may remove your selling privileges for failing to meet these safety requirements.
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