What Exposures to Chemicals May You have had?
Type of work or
Possible Exposure to Chemicals
Have you worked in the dry cleaning or Plastics business?
|Have you spray painted cars?|
|Have you cleaned your home with household cleaning products for a number of years? Which ones? 409 Cleaner? Be Careful|
Regular 409 Cleaner
? Have you noticed there is a new grease cutting version? More 2-buotoxyethanol? - but at what cost?
|Have you washed a boat with Lysol Tub 'n Tile? has a pesticide *|
Did you work on the Exxon Valdez oil spill cleanup? How do you feel?
|Were you on one of the Navy ships that helped with the Exxon Valdez oil spill cleanup?|
|Were you a Gulf War Vet, 1991 GWV syndrome symptoms|
|Were you in the military since July, 1989?|
|Were you a spouse of a Gulf
War Vet or Exxon Valdez oil spill cleanup worker?
Theory on Second Hand Exposure to Solvents
|Have you worked with glues and varnishes when building or maintaining your home?|
|Are you a mechanic? What do you use to 'clean' your hands?|
|What about those who build and maintain airplanes - commercial & private? They work with paint - grease - cleaners, too|
|Maybe it's the benzene in the oil you were exposed to?|
|Have you taken Accutane for acne?|
|What were you doing before you started sniffling?|
|Have you taken chemo therapy?|
|Simple Green - work exposure|
|Karachi oil spill - 2003|
|1993 Prince William Sound Herring Run - 80% lost|
|Our Oceans' Marine Mammals?|
|What exposures to mosquito spray and chlorine have the young & the elderly been exposed to?|
How to request information using the Freedom of Information Act
Miscellaneous Health Tips
Many people have been chemically poisoned and are unaware of it.
Description & Synonyms for this chemical
Symptoms of too much chemical exposure, plus more info on 2-butoxyethanol in general *
Check list - to find hemolytic anemia
- those exposed to too much 2-butoxyethanol
will have acquired hemolytic anemia
(very uncommon in the general population)
Hoping to find an accurate diagnosis - More things to check & helps
& an effective treatment (which may mean NO medications)
Open Letter to doctors
July 25, 2003
More Helps - 8-23-03 Wear Appropriate protective gear
2-butoxyethanol MSDS states:
Effects of Short term Exposure: The Substance Irritates the Eyes, the Skin and the Respiratory Tract. The substance could cause Central Nervous System depression and Liver and Kidney damage.
Effects of Long term or Repeated Exposure: The liquid defats the skin. The substance may have effects on the haematopoietic system, resulting in blood disorders.
From the victim's perspective - what might you notice?
Isn't 38% 2-butoxyethanol too much,
even for industrial-use products such as Corexit 9527?
Is the consumer unaware of the hazards of products strong in 2-butoxyethanol?
Is this a 'political' issue?
No - Issues of Human Life Transcend Politics
These are Life and Death issues
relating to 2-butoxyethanol poisoning...
It is found in many products
& some may need to be expunged from the military
- It is NO help - It is like a 'land mine' in your camp