Chemical Name

Abbr.

Common Uses

Impact to Health

Hot Spots

Alkyl-Phenol Ethoxylates

 

APE’s

  • Detergents
  • Disinfectants
  • All Purpose cleaners
  • Diapers
  • Feminine prod.

 

  • Endocrine and digestive systems
  • Lungs
  • Skin
  • Eyes
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Bath

Monoethanolamine

MEA’s

  • Tile & grout
  • Degreasers
  • Laundry Detergents
  • >100 personal care products

 

  •  Skin
  • Asthma attacks
  • Lung damage
  • Neurotoxic
  • Liver & kidneys
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Bath

Organochlorides

OC’s

  • Dry cleaning
  • Detergents
  • Bleaches
  • De-greasers
  •  Carcinogens
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Memory loss
  • Loss of coordination
  • Asthma
  • Fetal Development
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Bath

Volatile Organic Compound

  • Benzene
  • Methylene Chloride
  • Perchloroethylene

VOC’s

 

  • Tobacco smoke
  • Air fresheners
  • Perfume
  • Aerosol products
  • Dry Cleaning

 

  •  Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Rapid Heartbeat
  • Symptoms of CO2 poisoning
  •  Entire home or office

 

 






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