Dibutyltin dilaurate

Frequently found in one-component silicone sealants, this chemical functions as a catalyst to cure certain silicones.

How can this chemical affect my health?

Acute (Short Term) Effects

orange toxic to humans and animals symbol Toxic to Humans & Animals – Can be fatal on contact, ingestion or inhalation for humans and other mammals.

yellow eye irritant symbol Irritates the Eyes – Can cause irritation or serious damage to the eye.

yellow skin irritant symbol Irritates the Skin – Can cause irritation or serious damage to the skin.

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.

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

Orange other health effects symbol Other Health Effects – Can cause serious damage on contact or ingestion.

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