|Document ID (ISN)||19315|
|Convention or series no.
||Acute percutaneous phenol poisoning
||Die akute resorptive Phenolvergiftung [in German]|
||I. Internationales Symposium der Werksńrzte der chemischen Industrie, Medichem, BASF ─rztliche Abteilung, 67 Ludwigshafen, Federal Republic of Germany, 1972. 4p.
||Paper read at the 1st International Symposium of Plant Physicians of the Chemical Industry (Ludwigshafen, 27-29 April 1972). Report of a fatal case of phenol poisoning with severe central nervous system damage and respiratory and cardiac paralysis. The circumstances of the accident (removal of a valve from a piping system) and the post-mortem and tissue-analysis findings are given. First aid of phenol contamination by irrigation with water at the site of the accident is controversial. (For the complete proceedings of this symposium, see CIS 73-32.)
||phenol; chemical industry; toxic substances; harmful substances; acute poisoning
||Germany (Federal Republic of); diseases of central nervous system; paresis; accident descriptions; safety and health meetings; fatalities; medical treatment; conference; first aid
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
Phenols and phenolic compounds