I'm pregnant and have been exposed to offgassing from oil based polyurethane wood floor finish. Is my unborn baby at harm?

Asked by Ate
Berkeley, IL

We had our floors done and they told me they used water based polyeurthane but did not. I was out of the home during application but was there 48 hrs later inhaling the fumes from the off gas. Is my unborn baby at harm?


Scott Grieves, CPM, CEA

Answered by Scott Grieves, CPM, CEA

Kissimmee, FL

Kissimmee Utility Authority

February 18, 2013

I believe this question should be addressed by your doctor. Please check the label on the product and take a picture of it for your doctor to review.



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