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MINERAL SPIRITS

 
This substance ranges from C to F depending on concentration/usage.
Asthma/Respiratory
 
Moderate Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
Some Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Cancer
 
High Concern
 
Environment
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Evidence of damage to DNA; cancer; general systemic/organ effects
MINERAL SPIRITS can be found in 22 products.
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Evidence

Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
May cause genetic defects
 
high
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
May cause cancer
 
high
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways
 
high
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
 
 
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EWG provides information on cleaning product ingredients from published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors that determine actual health risks, if any. (Hide)
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