Glycol Ether DE
An industrial solvent, glycol ether DE is a common solvent used in household and industrial cleaning applications. As it can be highly toxic in large quantities, it is important to limit exposure to glycol ether DE and similar cleaning solvents. The use of protective gear such as gloves and goggles are highly recommended, and extended periods of exposure without appropriate protective gear is not recommended. Glycol Ether can be inhaled as the cleaner is used as well, making the use of some sort of breathing filter or apparatus additionally necessary. Worst of all though, this common chemical compound can also penetrate skin cells, If you aren’t sure which of your household cleaners contain Glycol Ether D, you may want to check, especially if you are experiencing any unexplained illnesses or you are noticing that you feel ill after cleaning with chemical cleaners and solvents.