Where is it Commonly Found?
Aerosol paint concentrates
Fire stopping foams
Loose mineral wool fiber (blowing and pouring)
Nonstructural caulking compounds and sealants
Plastic foam insulation
Plasticizers - Phthalates (Softeners)
Rubber floor and wall coverings including cove base
Sheet vinyl flooring
Synthetic resin and rubber adhesives
*We are following the European Union principles on asthma where the focus is on evidence that a substance has the ability to cause asthma, rather than on the existence of a specific underlying mechanism.
Asmanet -The Table of Agents and Substances that cause Occupational Asthma Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC) Hazmap (Chemicals Associated with Occupational Asthma) Michigan State University Occupational & Environmental Medicine Table of Asthma New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services – Industries and Asthmagens The Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE) Link 1 The Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE) Link 2
How is it Categorized?
Divisions and Sections