An acquaintance that mine was working through polyurethane a pair of work ago, reduce it and also splashed everywhere, including on your skin. Pretty challenging to remove, as you have the right to expect!

Vegetable oil or peanut butter is reliable at removed polyurethane residue from her skin - simply rub either right into your skin well, and wash off with liquid food soap and also rinse well.

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The very same procedure deserve to be applied to dogs and also cats. Generally the polyurethane contamination occurs when curious pet wander through a fresh urethaned floor (which is commonly done perfectly, right?), and also their paws are simply sticky through the mess. Be sure to wash well and inspect all locations of the body, together the hydrocarbons in the poly can cause severe respiatory dysfunction and even death.

 

 


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Michelle Viggiano
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You are so right around that the toxicity. Good advice! thanks for passing it along. V children and also pets, that is really much better to use soy based sealers, if possible and castle are rather easy to discover now, together well.


May 13, 2009 04:38 PM
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Last night my yorkie stepped right into some self leveling polyurethane Sealant that was top top the driveway. It"s only on 2 paws but it"s a mess. Us tried heat soap and water, then alcohol. Didn"t work. Speak to the vet and the firm that makes the sealant... They said not come use any type of harsh chemistry which was currently a given but they couldn"t call me whatI could use..... I tried this foot scrub ingredient I have actually at home and it appeared to help a tad, however not much. Once I get home tonight i will shot both the peanut butter and the vegetables oil to check out if the helps.... It"s already hardened though and also stuck to the paws of his feet :o(

Any assist or suggestions would certainly be appreciated....

Amanda

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Aug 24, 2009 06:51 AM
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Amanda

Last night mine yorkie stepped right into some self leveling polyurethane Sealant the was on the driveway. It"s just on 2 paws yet it"s a mess. We tried heat soap and also water, then alcohol. Didn"t work. Speak to the vet and also the firm that renders the sealant... They stated not to use any harsh chemicals which was already a given but they couldn"t tell me whatI can use..... I tried this foot scrub ingredient I have at home and also it appeared to aid a tad, however not much. As soon as I get home tonight ns will shot both the peanut butter and also the vegetable oil to see if that helps.... It"s currently hardened though and stuck to the paws that his feet :o(

Any aid or suggestions would be appreciated....

Amanda

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Aug 24, 2009 06:51 AM
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Lorrie Shaw
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Hey Amanda,

So i m really sorry to hear around your tiny one. Ns hope that the trick functions for him, the tiny stinker! store me posted, and thank you very much for her comment!

Lorrie


Aug 24, 2009 12:35 PM
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Jessica

Thanks for the help! I uncovered that peanut butter worked better than the oil did for removing polyurethane from human being skin.


Aug 09, 2010 03:45 PM
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Ike Fredregill

Life saver! ty so much


May 05, 2011 08:03 PM
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Emily

Thank you so much for this tip! I had actually my doubts. Ns was pretty sure if acetone did no work, peanut butter wouldn"t either. But it took it best off my hand andjewelry!


Jul 01, 2011 07:56 AM
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Isal630

I painted 2 step-stools v polyurethane without wearing gloves (shame ~ above me). It obviously didn"t come off v soap and water or fingernail polish remover or rubbing alcohol. When I googled because that answers, one website claimed to acquisition mineral spirits and also lava soap native a hardware store. I determined to try the peanut butter very first since I had it in mine pantry, and it functioned great! ns rubbed around 2 tablespoons that peanut butter all over my hands for number of minutes before washing the off with soap and also water. Many thanks for the tip, especially since it saved me a pilgrimage (and money) come the hardware store.


Aug 27, 2011 03:01 AM
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Nate

"Vegetable Oil! Seriously?" ns asked myself searching the net with sticky hands... And red from trying to clean them off with anything and also everything...

Some the the ideal solutions are best under ours noses... And also it worked so well ns just had actually to comment how an excellent this advice is.

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THANKS


Aug 29, 2011 04:14 PM
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Angela

vegetable oil go the trick...my daughter and also I say thanks to you for this reason much...


Oct 12, 2014 11:37 AM
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I forgot my chemistry

Last update was 2014 but additionally baby oil if you have it ~ above hand. The polyurethane will certainly harden and also tack onto surfaces hit through chemicals choose acetone instantly... Baby oil dissolves this glue structure and then have the right to be neutralized with any surfactant (anti-grease dish soap) and also washed away.


Jun 18, 2019 09:01 PM
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Elizabeth Thibodeaux

Peanut butter worked pretty well. Thank you!


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