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PETROLEUM DISTILLATES

 
This substance ranges from C to F depending on concentration/usage.
Asthma/Respiratory
 
Moderate Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
Some Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
Some Concern
 
Cancer
 
Moderate Concern
 
Environment
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Evidence of general systemic/organ effects; damage to DNA; respiratory effects
PETROLEUM DISTILLATES can be found in 6 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
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
high
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Causes aspiration hazard
 
moderate
 
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
central nervous system impairment
 
moderate
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
kidney damage
 
moderate
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
may cause cancer
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Causes respiratory irritation
 
some
 
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Causes dermatitis, skin allergy
 
some
 
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
may cause drowsiness or dizziness
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
may cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
harmful in inhaled
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Harmful if swallowed
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Harmful in contact with skin
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Causes skin irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
causes serious eye irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

Impurities

Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
Impurity: BUTADIENE
May cause genetic defects
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Impurity: BUTADIENE
May cause cancer
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Impurity: BUTADIENE
Known to cause cancer
 
some
 
Prop 65 - CA Proposition 65
Impurity: BUTADIENE
Known to cause reproductive toxicity
 
some
 
Prop 65 - CA Proposition 65
Impurity: BUTADIENE
Known to cause reproductive toxicity (to males)
 
some
 
Prop 65 - CA Proposition 65
Impurity: BUTADIENE
Known to cause reproductive toxicity (to females)
 
some
 
Prop 65 - CA Proposition 65
Impurity: BUTADIENE
Carcinogenic to humans
 
some
 
IARC 103 - IARC
Impurity: BUTADIENE
cancer
 
some
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
Impurity: BUTADIENE
suspected human carcinogen
 
some
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
Impurity: BUTADIENE
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Impurity: BUTADIENE
may cause genetic defects
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Impurity: BUTADIENE
may cause cancer
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
 
 
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