|Document ID (ISN)||107346|
|Convention or series no.
International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS)
||Isobenzan - Health and safety guide
||World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1991. 23p. Illus. 18 ref.
||http://www.inchem.org/documents/hsg/hsg/hsg061.htm [in English]
||This document provides practical guidance on the application of exposure limitation guidelines contained in Environmental Health Criteria 129 (see CIS 92-945). Contents: identity and uses of isobenzan (telodrin); human health hazards; health surveillance and first aid; safety in storage and use; environmental hazards; current regulations and guidelines. Although no longer manufactured, this organochlorine insecticide may still be present in the original waste disposal sites or dredgings from contaminated sediments. The substance is highly toxic and very persistent in the environment. Health hazards include poisoning by skin contact or dust inhalation and eye irritation.
||IPCS; health hazards; health engineering; telodrin
||poisoning; data sheet; eye irritation; ILO; UNEP; WHO; skin absorption; labelling; storage; permissible levels; first aid; containment of spills; fire protection; legislation; disposal of harmful waste
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||WHO|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)