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Document ID (ISN)102376
CIS number 03-1076
Year 2003
Convention or series no. IPCS ICSC 0458
Title 2,4-Xylenol
Bibliographic information Internet documents, 2003, 2p.
Internet access http://www.ilo.org/public/english/protection/safework/cis/products/icsc/dtasht/_icsc04/icsc0458.pdf [in English]
Abstract International Chemical Safety Card. Exposure routes: inhalation, skin absorption and ingestion. Short-term exposure effects: the substance is corrosive to the skin, eyes and respiratory tract; corrosive on ingestion; inhalation of aerosol may cause lung oedema; effects may be delayed. Long-term exposure effects: prolonged or repeated exposure may cause skin sensitization. Threshold limit value not established. Synonyms: 2,4-dimethyphenol; m-xylenol, 1-hydroxy-2,4-dimethylbenzene.
Descriptors (primary) 2,4-xylenol; IPCS
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; pulmonary oedema; skin absorption; caustic substances; labelling; storage; elimination of spills; waste disposal; chemical burns; first aid; chemical hazards; environmental pollution; delayed effects; hazard identification; health hazards; medical supervision; data sheet; fire hazards
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union; WHO
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Alcohols