MDI is a common type of isocyanate, which is the chemical used to start the curing process of polyurethane foams.
Toxic to Humans & Animals – Can be fatal on contact, ingestion or inhalation for humans and other mammals.
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.
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.
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.
Other Health Effects – Can cause serious damage on contact or ingestion.