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Document ID (ISN)74226
CIS number 00-36
ISSN - Serial title 0888-1626 - Noticias de seguridad
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Title 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane
Original title 1,1,2,2-Tetracloroetano [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Oct. 1999, Vol.61, No.10, 4p. Insert.
Abstract Chemical safety card published by the Consejo Interamericano de Seguridad, 33 Park Place, Englewood, NJ 07631, USA. Exposure limit (OSHA): 35mg/m3; NIOSH recommends a reduction of the limit to 6.87mg/m3. Health hazards: skin absorption; hepatic and renal damage; neurotoxic effects (depression of the central nervous system); brain and lung oedema.
Descriptors (primary) 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane; threshold limit values
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; pulmonary oedema; hepatic damage; fire hazards; skin absorption; renal damage; explosion hazards; limitation of exposure; elimination of spills; waste disposal; first aid; personal protective equipment; respirators; health hazards; determination in air; medical supervision; data sheet; fire fighting
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Halogenated hydrocarbons