Ammonium Hydroxide

Commonly found in acrylic latex caulks, where small amounts are added to serve as a pH adjuster, this chemical is best known as ammonia.It is a potent asthmagen at any level.

How can this chemical affect my health?

Acute (Short Term) Effects

icon_toxic-orange.png Toxic to Humans & Animals – Can be fatal on contact, ingestion or inhalation for humans and other mammals.

eye-orange.png Irritates the Eyes – Can cause irritation or serious damage to the eye.

corrosive-orang.png Irritates the Skin – Can cause irritation or serious damage to the skin.

Chronic (Long Term) Effects

cancer-red.png Asthma Trigger – Can result in high sensitivity so that small quantities trigger asthma, nose or sinus inflammation or other allergic reactions in the respiratory system.

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