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Document ID (ISN)103694
CIS number 04-673
Year 2001
Convention or series no. NTP 579-2001
Author(s) Tomás García P., Obiols Quinto J.
Title N,N-dimethylformamide exposure assessment: Environmental and biological monitoring
Original title Evaluación de la exposición a N,N-dimetilformamida: control ambiental y biológico [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2001. 6p. Illus. 13 ref.
Internet access [in Spanish]
Abstract This information note on the evaluation of exposure to N,N-dimethylformamide covers biological and environmental monitoring. Contents: characteristics of N,N-dimethylformamide; effects on health (skin irritation, conjunctivitis, skin diseases, hepatic damage); N,N-dimethylformamide metabolism; classification (toxic to the reproductive system) and threshold limit values (daily TLV of 10ppm); sampling and analysis methods for N,N-dimethylformamide in workplace atmospheres; biological monitoring (measurement of two unrinary metabolites, N-methylformamide and N-acetyl-S-(N-methylcarbamoyl) cysteine (AMCC)).
Descriptors (primary) Spain; exposure evaluation; toxic substances; dimethylformamide
Descriptors (secondary) threshold limit values; methylformamide; urinary metabolites; biological threshold limits; determination in urine; determination in air; exposure tests; gas chromatography; data sheet; sampling and analysis
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Amides
Exposure evaluation