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ETHYLENE OXIDE

Adverse health effects from chemical exposures depend on many factors, including toxicity, environmental fate, and the extent of exposure to the chemical.

Health Effects

Cancer
Known to be a human carcinogen.
Neurological
Referring to the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. Effects may include impaired sensory and motor signaling.
Renal
Referring to the kidneys. Effects may include decreased filtering capacity/ efficiency, blood in the urine and/or increased/decreased blood pressure.

Chemical health effects information comes from the OSHA Carcinogen List and the TRI-CHIP datasets.