Paints and Other Chemicals, Ototoxic?

Discussion in 'Support' started by Gosia, Aug 5, 2015.

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    1. Gosia
      Balanced

      Gosia Member

      Location:
      France
      Tinnitus Since:
      03/2015
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      earplugs/ hearing loss
      So I've been doing a kitchen renovation for 10 days. That included some chemicals for cleaning, good deal of dust and last two days - galons of paint. The windows are open of course, but my paranoid mind started wondering - istn't that stuff ototoxic by any chance ? The paint is acrylic, so normally quite safe for health but it still stinks. Just wondering if you know anything about it..Let alone I'm not sure if there wasn't any azbestos in the walls : /
       
    2. tinnitussufferer
      Angry

      tinnitussufferer Member

      Location:
      UK
      Tinnitus Since:
      1/2004
      its probably toxic in other ways as well as ototoxic. Its too late now anyway. Use non toxic paint next time.
       
    3. Nucleo

      Nucleo Member Benefactor

      Tinnitus Since:
      02/2011
      I wouldn't worry about it. Acrylic paint is water based and relatively harmless provided you don't purposefully breathe it, drink it or shove it into your eyes.
       

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