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Document ID (ISN)41855
CIS number 84-729
Year 1984
Convention or series no. IRPTC 54
Author(s) Čirkova E.M.
United Nations Environment Programme
Title Pyridine
Bibliographic information Centre of International Projects, GKNT, Moskva, USSR, 1984. 16p. 38 ref.
Abstract Data sheet in the form of a review of the Soviet literature on the toxicity and hazards of pyridine. Contents: physical properties; manufacture; pathways into the environment; concentrations in various places; environmental fate tests; bioconcentration, clearance, mammalian metabolites; mammalian toxicity; special toxicological studies (synergistic effects of cyanides, calcium, magnesium, etc.; irritation of the skin and mucosae); harmful effects on aquatic organisms; sampling and analysis; treatment of poisoning; water purification; recommendations (medical supervision of exposed workers, personal protection; maximum allowable workplace concentration: 5mg/m3).
Descriptors (primary) UNEP; toxicology; pyridine
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; literature survey; threshold limit values; metabolic process; irritation; data sheet; environmental pollution; synergism; sampling and analysis; medical supervision; medical treatment; animal experiments
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Heterocyclic compounds