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Document ID (ISN)102374
CIS number 03-1074
Year 2002
Convention or series no. IPCS ICSC 0454
Title Dimethyl ether
Original title Ether diméthylique [in French]
Bibliographic information Internet documents, 2002, 2p.
Internet access [in English] [in French]
Abstract International Chemical Safety Card published in 2002. Exposure routes: inhalation. Short term exposure effects: irritation of the eyes and respiratory tract; frostbite; effects on the central nervous system; exposure to high levels may cause lowering of consciousness. Threshold limit value: OEL as TWA: 1000ppm; 1920mg/m3 (EU 2002). Synonyms: methyl ether; oxybismethane; wood ether; methoxymethane.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; dimethyl ether; IPCS
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; data sheet; central nervous system; fire hazards; explosion hazards; labelling; storage; frostbite; elimination of spills; waste disposal; first aid; relaxed vigilance; chemical hazards; neurological effects; environmental pollution; hazard identification; health hazards; 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