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Document ID (ISN)100298
CIS number 02-1396
Year 2001
Convention or series no. INRS ED 5011
Author(s) Moulin J.J., Schneider O., Vincent R., Dornier G.
Title Cobalt
Original title Le cobalt [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sÚcuritÚ, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, 2001. 4p. Illus. 9 ref.
Internet access 02-1396.pdf [in French]
Abstract Contents of this data sheet on safety and health precautions and regulations concerning cobalt: areas of use (metallurgy, in particular the production of hard metal alloys, manufacturing of steel-reinforced rubber goods such as tyres and conveyor belts, the chemical, oil and glass industries, pharmaceuticals); experimental animal toxicology; epidemiology and effects on humans (irritation respiratory diseases, occupational asthma, extrinsic allergic alveolitis, fibrosis); regulations; compensation of occupational diseases; labelling; substitution of cobalt chloride and cobalt sulfate, classified as carcinogenic.
Descriptors (primary) cobalt and compounds; cobalt; health hazards; France; occupational diseases
Descriptors (secondary) carcinogens; data sheet; cobaltous sulfate; cobalt (II) chloride; toxicology; epidemiology; alloys; asthma; tyres; hard metal pneumoconiosis; belt conveyors; fibrosis; substitution; animal experiments; extrinsic allergic alveolitis
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances