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Document ID (ISN)102274
CIS number 03-1086
ISBN(s) 92-4-153052-9
Year 2003
Convention or series no. CICAD No.52
Author(s) Sekizawa J., Dobson S., Touch R.J.
Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals (IOMC)
Title Diethyl phthalate
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 2003. iv, 36p. Illus. 154 ref.
Internet access http://www.who.int/ipcs/publications/cicad/en/cicad52.pdf [in English]
Abstract Conclusions of this criteria document: a few cases of skin irritation and potential contact dermatitis to diethyl phthalate have been reported; dermal sensitization has been described but seems to be rare. Data from animal studies showed no carcinogenic effect after dermal exposure; no adverse immunological or neurological effects have been reported in general toxicity studies.
Descriptors (primary) IPCS; toxicology; diethyl phthalate
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; literature survey; irritants; ILO; UNEP; sensitization; ecotoxicology; animal experiments; lethal concentration 50; criteria document; WHO
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom; Japan; USA; WHO
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Phthalates
Esters and salts