TCPP is used a fire retardant in one-component polyurethane foams.
How can this chemical affect my health?
Acute (Short Term) Effects
Toxic to Humans & Animals – Can be fatal on contact, ingestion or inhalation for humans and other mammals.
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.
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.
Endocrine Disruption – Can interfere with hormone communication between cells which controls metabolism, development, growth, reproduction and behavior (the endocrine system).