|Document ID (ISN)||106683|
|Convention or series no.
||Hahn S., Kielhorn J., Koppenhöfer J., Wibbertmann A., Mangelsdorf I.
Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals (IOMC)
||WHO Press, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 2006. vi, 72p. Illus. 252 ref.
||http://www.who.int/entity/ipcs/publications/cicad/cicad71.pdf [in English]
||Conclusions of this criteria document on resorcinol: in humans, dermal exposure to resorcinol has been reported to be associated with thyroid effects, CNS disturbances, red blood cell changes and a low incidence of skin sensitization; the substance does not appear to be irritating to the skin in the concentrations reported; in animal studies, the reported toxicological effects include thyroid dysfunction, irritation to skin and eyes, CNS effects and altered adrenal gland weights. Abstracts in French and Spanish.
||IPCS; ecotoxicology; toxicology; resorcinol
||toxic effects; literature survey; ILO; UNEP; WHO; sensitization; functional nervous disorders; thyroid disorders; haematological changes; criteria document; IARC
||B - Chemical safety information sheets
|Country / State or Province||Germany; WHO|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)