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Document ID (ISN)105386
CIS number 06-895
ISSN - Serial title 1231-868X - Podstawy i Metody Oceny Środowiska Pracy
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Zapˇr L.
Title Benzothiazole: Documentation of maximum admissible values for occupational exposure
Original title Benzotiazol: Dokumentacja proponowanych wartości dopuszczalnych wielkości narażenia zawodowego [in Polish]
Bibliographic information 2005, Vol.45, No.3, p.37-48. 21 ref.
Abstract Benzothiazole is a yellow liquid with an unpleasant odour similar to quinoline. Occupational exposure through inhalation or dermal contact occurs mostly at rubber processing facilities and during asphalt paving. No data is available on the toxicity of benzothiazole in humans. Acute toxicity testing in laboratory animals revealed effects on the central nervous system and liver. Based on an LOAEL value of 135 mg/kg and on uncertainty factors, a MAC (TWA) value has been calculated at 20 mg/m3. A skin notation is also considered appropriate.
Descriptors (primary) toxic effects; benzothiazoles; threshold limit values
Descriptors (secondary) skin absorption; Poland
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvincePoland
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Heterocyclic compounds
Occupational exposure limits