Formaldehyde can turn up in small amounts in acrylic latex caulks where it serves as a preservative.
Irritates the Eyes – Can cause irritation or serious damage to the eye.
Irritates the Skin – Can cause irritation or serious damage to the skin.
Cancer – Can cause or increase the risk of cancer.
Gene Damage – Can cause or increase the rate of mutations, which are changes in genetic material in cells.
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.
Sensitizes the Skin – Can lead to allergic reactions on the skin.
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.