Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane

Dimethylsiloxanes are involved as intermediates or byproducts in production of silicone fluids, elastomers, and resins.

How can this chemical affect my health?

Chronic (Long Term) Effects

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

 

 

 

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