Phthalates

Phthalates are used as a plasticizer in sealants and caulks to promote better low-temperature properties, allow for higher filler loads and improve adhesion and flexibility.

How can this chemical affect my health?

Chronic (Long Term) Effects

reproductive-red.png Reproductive Harm – Can disrupt the male or female reproductive systems, changing sexual development, behavior or functions, decreasing fertility, or resulting in loss of the fetus during pregnancy.

asthma-yellow.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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