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Document ID (ISN)58671
CIS number 92-1653
ISBN(s) 91-7045-128-1
Year 1991
Convention or series no. Arbete och hälsa 1991:26
Author(s) Åkesson B.
Title Nordic Expert Group for Documentation of Occupational Exposure Limits - 96. Dimethylethylamine
Original title Nordiska Expertgruppen för Gränsvärdesdokumentation - 96. Dimetyletylamin [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Arbetsmiljöinstitutet, Förlagstjänst, 171 84 Solna, Sweden, 1991. 15p. 28 ref.
Abstract The literature on dimethylethylamine was reviewed and evaluated. The compound irritates the mucous membranes of the eye and produces corneal oedema. Subjective symptoms are foggy vision and a halo effect. Symptoms appear at levels as low as 10mg/m3. Effects reported at much lower levels of occupational exposure are probably due to short high exposure peaks. An exposure limit should be based on the effect of dimethylethylamine on the eyes.
Descriptors (primary) irritants; corneal damage; ethyldimethylamine; Nordic Countries
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; criteria document; determination of exposure limits
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the eye and vision damage
Aliphatic amines