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