Dibutyltin bis (acetylacetonate)

This tin compound is used as a catalyst to help form urethanes in today’s hybrid sealants that are mixtures of the benefits of both polyurethanes and silicone.

How can this chemical affect my health?

Acute (Short Term) Effects

orange birth defects symbol 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.

yellow cancer symbol Cancer – Can cause or increase the risk of cancer.

 

Chronic (Long Term) Effects

red PBT symbol 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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