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Document ID (ISN)74670
CIS number 00-340
ISSN - Serial title 0888-1626 - Noticias de seguridad
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Title Strychnine
Original title Estricnina [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Apr. 2000, Vol.62, No.4. insert 4p.
Abstract Strychnine is a potent convulsant which can cause anoxia and cyanosis. Mean lethal dose for humans is 100 to 120mg. The use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, and the medical supervision of exposed workers are recommended. OSHA permissible exposure level: 0.15mg/m3.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; health hazards; strychnine; USA
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; data sheet; fire hazards; neuromuscular disorders; convulsions; hypoxia; limitation of exposure; elimination of spills; waste disposal; first aid; personal protective equipment; respirators; determination in air; medical supervision; translation; 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) Heterocyclic compounds
Occupational exposure limits