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

red reproductive harm symbol 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.

yellow asthma trigger symbol 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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