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Document ID (ISN)19315
CIS number 73-34
Year 1972
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Urban H.J.
Title Acute percutaneous phenol poisoning
Original title Die akute resorptive Phenolvergiftung [in German]
Bibliographic information I. Internationales Symposium der Werksńrzte der chemischen Industrie, Medichem, BASF ─rztliche Abteilung, 67 Ludwigshafen, Federal Republic of Germany, 1972. 4p.
Abstract 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.)
Descriptors (primary) phenol; chemical industry; toxic substances; harmful substances; acute poisoning
Descriptors (secondary) Germany (Federal Republic of); diseases of central nervous system; paresis; accident descriptions; safety and health meetings; fatalities; medical treatment; conference; first aid
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Chemical industry
Phenols and phenolic compounds
Alcohols