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Document ID (ISN)65055
CIS number 95-1236
Year 1993
Convention or series no. IPCS ICSC 8-0665
Title Methyl isobutyl carbinol
Bibliographic information Official Publications of the European Communities, 2985 Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg; International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS), World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland, 1993. 2p.
Abstract International chemical safety card (Synonym: 4-methyl-2-pentanol). Short-term exposure effects: skin absorption; delayed effects; irritation of the eyes, skin and respiratory tract; pulmonary oedema; neurotoxic effects (central nervous system); may affect the liver and kidneys. Long-term exposure effects: skin sensitization; neurotoxic effects (central nervous system); may affect the liver and kidneys. Occupational exposure limits: TLV: 25ppm, 104mg/m3 (TWA); 40ppm, 167mg/m3 (STEL) (skin) (ACGIH 1990-1991).
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; 4-methyl-2-pentanol; IPCS
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; pulmonary oedema; irritants; UN; hepatic damage; fire hazards; diseases of central nervous system; skin absorption; renal damage; lacrimating agents; sensitizers; explosion hazards; labelling; storage; elimination of spills; waste disposal; first aid; chemical hazards; environmental pollution; delayed effects; health hazards; data sheet; fire fighting
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union; WHO
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Alcohols
Occupational exposure limits