Methylene Chloride Kills Residential Bathtub Refinishers

It was surprising to see the news report this morning about 13 deaths attributed to a dangerous chemical called Methylene Chloride used in bathtub refinishing.

CDC warns about deadly Methylene Chloride, or dichloromethane, a paint stripping chemical used in residential bathtubs refinishing.

Here at Naturally Bubbly we take the topic of toxic chemicals in our homes very seriously. It was surprising to see the news report this morning about 13 deaths attributed to a dangerous chemical called Methylene Chloride, or Dichloromethane. If you are having your bathtub refinished, you need to start a conversation with your contractor right away about this dangerous chemical use in your home!

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/02/23/cdc-13-deaths-tied-to-bath-refinishing-chemical/

Methylene Chloride is a toxic chemical used to strip paint off of bathtubs. Why does it take 13 deaths for the CDC to finally speak up about this dangerous chemical? OSHA has already declared it to be a “potential occupational carcinogen”. Read more about what is already known about deadly Methylene Chloride at OSHA:

http://www.osha.gov/Publications/osha3144.html

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