Dibutyltin dilaurate

Frequently found in one-component silicone sealants, this chemical functions as a catalyst to cure certain silicones.

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

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

Chronic (Long Term) Effects

pbt-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.

endocrine-orange.png Endocrine Disruption – Can interfere with hormone communication between cells which controls metabolism, development, growth, reproduction and behavior (the endocrine system).

other-orange.png Other Health Effects – Can cause serious damage on contact or ingestion.

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