Where is it Commonly Found?
Acoustical ceiling panel
Alkyd semi-gloss paint
Flexible lined sheetmetal ductwork
General performance sealants
Glass wool insulation
Interior solvent thinned paints
Latex flat paint
Leather (Synthetic Organic Leather Tanning Agents)
Medium density fiberboard (MDF)
Paint and varnish removers
Rubber Manufacture (Vulcanization agents)
Sheet vinyl flooring
Synthetic resin and rubber adhesives
Tufted carpets and rugs
Vegetable adhesives (starches)
Vinyl coated wallcovering
*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) European Union Health and Safety Executive Hazmap (Chemicals Associated with Occupational Asthma) Michigan State University Occupational & Environmental Medicine Table of Asthma 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