Dozens of people have died from exposure to methylene chloride, which can kill in minutes if inhaled, CBS reports. It's especially dangerous in enclosed spaces.
Many people use paint strippers on home projects, including furniture stripping, wood trim and bathroom refinishes.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed banning the chemical in 2017, but manufacturers oppose that idea, stating that it is safe when used correctly.
In Europe, it has been illegal to sell products containing methylene chloride since 2011.
Sherwin-Williams has over 4,000 stores nationwide.
Lowe’s also recently decided to ban methylene chloride from its stores by the end of the year.