Marie Guerlain – A – Z of Toxicity in our home – 2-Butoxyethanol

2-Butoxyethanol

Also known as 2-butoxy-1-ethanol or Ethelene glycol monobutylether, it is used in a wide range of household cleaning products, and is readily absorbed through skin.

It is neurotoxic, damages blood – and the body’s ability to make blood, the central nervous system, kidneys and liver.

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