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Document ID (ISN)102367
CIS number 03-1067
Year 2000
Convention or series no. IPCS ICSC 0417
Title Bis(2-chloroethyl) ether
Original title Oxyde de bis(2-chloroÚthyle) [in French]
Bibliographic information Internet documents, 2000, 2p.
Internet access [in English] [in French]
Abstract International Chemical Safety Card published in 2000. Exposure routes: inhalation, skin absorption and ingestion. Short-term exposure effects: irritation of the skin, eyes and respiratory tract; inhalation of vapour may cause pulmonary oedema; exposure far above OEL may cause death; effects may be delayed. Long-term exposure effects: prolonged or repeated skin contact may induce dermatitis. Threshold limit value: 5ppm (TWA); 10ppm (STEL); A4 (skin). Synonyms: dichloroethyl ether; 2,2'-dichloroethyl ether; 1,1'-oxybis(2-chloro)ethane; sym-dichloroethyl ether; diethylene glycol dichloride.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; bis(2-chloroethyl) ether; IPCS
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; pulmonary oedema; fire hazards; skin absorption; dermatitis; explosion hazards; labelling; storage; elimination of spills; waste disposal; first aid; chemical hazards; environmental pollution; delayed effects; hazard identification; health hazards; medical supervision; data sheet; irritants
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union; WHO
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Ethers
Occupational exposure limits