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Polycell expanding foam suspected of causing cancer ?

Seriously. What are your thoughts on this ? and are there any other ingenious ways of filling deep holes in walls ? 

check H351 - Suspected of causing cancer

www.polycell.co.uk/files/2017/02/PU_GB_EN_EXPANDING_FOAM_POLYFILLA.pdf

Update:

Thanks for the answers so far, I would like to hear a little more including peoples experiance using this. 

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  • Anonymous
    3 months ago

    People in danger would be those using it frequently and inhaling volatile fumes. But if you are worried pack it with rockwool or something inert.

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  • elhigh
    Lv 7
    3 months ago

    If you're very concerned you could consider filling the void with perlite.  It's very inert.

    If you need the expanding foam, you could consider injecting a latex foam instead of the polyurethane.  It's exactly as dangerous as the polyurethane foam during injection, but outgasses less over time.

    Or you could open the wall and insulate them properly, with non-toxic, non-reactive materials and not worry about whether it will cause you to grow an extra liver.

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  • 3 months ago

    Government sponsored 'scientists' suspect EVERYTHING of causing cancer.

    The state of California 'knows' everything causes cancer.

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  • Anonymous
    3 months ago

    Your car puts out carcinogens, so do cigarettes, hell, water causes cancer too.  You will die from something, might as well be cancer.

    . The expanding foam is urea formaldehyde  If the holes are small then they can be coated over with a coat of paint.  It is very good insulation.  Your nostrils is not glued to the hole in the walls.   They used to insulate all the walls in a house with it before they discovered the cancer link.  Now the insulation is either polystyrene foam(styrofoam) or fiberglass. or rock wool.  The expanding foam is good for those hard to reach small cracks.  The roaches will die first.

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  • 3 months ago

    maybe people shouldnt use it then

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