|Document ID (ISN)||104907|
|Convention or series no.
||Howe P.D., Dobson S., Malcom H.M.
Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals (IOMC)
||2,4,6-Tribromophenol and other simple brominated phenols
||World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 2005. iv, 47p. 186 ref.
||This criteria document evaluates the health and environmental effects of 2,4,6-tribromophenol and other simple brominated phenols. Main conclusions: no studies have been identified on the effects of brominated phenols on human health; animal studies indicate that 2,4,6-tribromophenol is non-irritating to the skin but moderately irritating to the eyes. Insufficient data are available for setting tolerable concentration levels. Detailed summaries in French and Spanish.
||IPCS; ecotoxicology; toxicology; bromophenols
||toxic effects; literature survey; irritants; criteria document; UNEP; WHO; IARC; ILO
||B - Chemical safety information sheets
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom; WHO|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
Phenols and phenolic compounds