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Document ID (ISN)100530
CIS number 02-1546
Year 1997
Convention or series no. Toxikologische Bewertung Nr.239
Title 2-(1-Methylpropyl)-4,6-dinitrophenol (dinoseb)
Original title 2-(1-Methylpropyl)-4,6-dinitrophenol (Dinoseb) [in German]
Bibliographic information Berufsgenossenschaft der chemischen Industrie, Postfach 10 14 80, 69004 Heidelberg, Germany, Jan. 1997. 63p. 102 ref.
Abstract Dinoseb induces symptoms including diarrhoea, pyrexia, dyspnoea, hyperthermia, convulsions, jaundice and disturbances of liver function; outcome may be fatal. Animal experiments show toxicity upon acute oral and dermal exposure. The substance is highly toxic upon inhalation exposure. There are no indications of mutagenic activity. Impairment of fertility has been observed in male rats and embryotoxic effects in rabbits.
Descriptors (primary) herbicides; chemical industry; toxicity evaluation; dinoseb; Germany
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; literature survey; dyspnoea; diarrhoea; criteria document; convulsions; jaundice; animal experiments; hepatic disorders
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Chemical industry
Agricultural chemicals