Dibutyltin bis (acetylacetonate)

This tin compound is used as a catalyst to help form urethanes in today’s hybrid sealants that are mixtures of the benefits of both polyurethanes and silicone.

How can this chemical affect my health?

Acute (Short Term) Effects

pregnancy-orange.png Birth Defects – Can cause harm to the developing child including birth defects, low birth weight and biological or behavioral problems that appear as the child grows.

cancer-yellow.png Cancer – Can cause or increase the risk of cancer.


Chronic (Long Term) Effects

cancer-red.png PBT (Persistent Bioaccumulative Toxicant) – Does not break down readily from natural processes, accumulates in organisms concentrating as it moves up the food chain, and is harmful in small quantities.