Paint Thinner is an effective diluent, helping painters achieve the optimal varnish or paint consistency. Contact and inhalation can cause eye, nose, and throat irritation, dizziness, and dermatitis. This patient presented with acute irritant dermatitis due to exposure to thinner. It is important to dispose of such chemicals properly, as they can contaminate our groundwater too. There is even a report of Exfoliative dermatitis from exposure to paint thinner.
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