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Document ID (ISN)76101
CIS number 01-33
ISSN - Serial title 0007-9952 - Cahiers de notes documentaires - Hygiène et sécurité du travail
Year 1999
Convention or series no. FT 10
Author(s) Brondeau M.T., Falcy M., Jargot D., Miraval S., Protois J.C., Reynier M., Schneider O.
Title Diethyl oxide
Original title Oxyde de diéthyle [in French]
Bibliographic information 4th Quarter 1999, No.177, p.149-153. Illus. 28 ref.
Internet access http://www.inrs.fr/dossiers/fichtox/ft10.pdf [in French]
Abstract Diethyl ether (synomym: diethyl oxide) is an anaesthetic. Acute toxicity: irritation of the respiratory tract; narcosis; excitement or somnolence; vomiting; reduced pulse rate and body temperature; ingestion induces similar effects to state of intoxication similar to that when under the influence of alcohol. Chronic toxicity: gastro-intestinal disorders; headache; polypnoea. French exposure limits: 400ppm (1200mg/m3) (VME); 500ppm (1500mg/m3) (VLE).
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; health hazards; diethyl ether; France
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; irritants; anaesthetics; fire hazards; vomiting; handling and storage; data sheet; limitation of exposure; first aid; personal protective equipment; determination in air; comment on standard; labelling
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Ethers