|Document ID (ISN)||103325|
|Convention or series no.
||Kielhorn J., Pohlenz-Michel C., Schmidt S., Mangelsdorf I.
Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals (IOMC)
||World Health Organization, Marketing and Dissemination, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 2004. iv, 43p. Illus. 205 ref.
||http://www.who.int/ipcs/publications/cicad/en/cicad57.pdf [in English]
||Conclusions of this criteria document on glyoxal (synonyms: ethanedial, diformyl, ethanedione, biformal, oxal): there is only limited information on effects of glyoxal on humans. Glyoxal is irritating to the skin and mucous membranes and may cause dermatitis and sensitization. It is genotoxic in vitro as well as in vivo in rats. Detailed summaries in French and Spanish are included.
||IPCS; WHO; disinfectants; toxicology; glyoxal
||toxic effects; literature survey; irritants; ILO; sensitization; dermatitis; ecotoxicology; animal experiments; criteria document; UNEP
||B - Chemical safety information sheets
|Country / State or Province||Germany; WHO|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)