Ethylbenzene

Ethylbenzene can be used as a solvent or feedstock for polyurethane-based sealants. 

How can this chemical affect my health?

Acute (Short Term) Effects

icon_toxic-yellow.png Toxic to Humans & Animals – Can be fatal on contact, ingestion or inhalation for humans and other mammals.

eye-yellow.png Irritates the Eyes – Can cause irritation or serious damage to the eye.

corrosive-yellow.png Irritates the Skin – Can cause irritation or serious damage to the skin.

Chronic (Long Term) Effects

dna-red.png 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.

Cancer – Can cause or increase the risk of cancer.

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.

Other Health Effects – Can cause serious damage on contact or ingestion.

Brain/Nervous System Harm – Can cause damage to the nervous system including the brain.

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