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Document ID (ISN)76107
CIS number 01-39
ISSN - Serial title 0007-9952 - Cahiers de notes documentaires - Hygiène et sécurité du travail
Year 2000
Convention or series no. FT 132
Author(s) Brondeau M.T., Jargot D., Pillière F., Protois J.C., Reynier M., Schneider O., Serre P.
Title Turpentine
Original title Essence de térébenthine [in French]
Bibliographic information 1st Quarter 2000, No.178, p.109-113. Illus. 25 ref.
Internet access http://www.inrs.fr/dossiers/fichtox/ft132.pdf [in French]
Abstract Acute toxicity: irritation of the eyes, nose and lungs; effects on central nervous system; direct skin contact may induce skin irritation; accidental ingestion may cause buccal and digestive tract irritation, central nervous system depression or convulsions; aspiration pneumopathy. Chronic toxicity: irritant dermatosis; allergic dermatitis; rhinitis. French exposure limit: 100ppm (560mg/m3) (VME).
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; health hazards; turpentine; France
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; data sheet; irritants; fire hazards; diseases of central nervous system; convulsions; skin diseases; eczema; handling and storage; labelling; limitation of exposure; first aid; personal protective equipment; determination in air; comment on standard; fire fighting
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