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Document ID (ISN)104907
CIS number 06-258
ISBN(s) 92-4-153066-9
Year 2005
Convention or series no. CICAD No.66
Author(s) Howe P.D., Dobson S., Malcom H.M.
Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals (IOMC)
Title 2,4,6-Tribromophenol and other simple brominated phenols
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 2005. iv, 47p. 186 ref.
Abstract This criteria document evaluates the health and environmental effects of 2,4,6-tribromophenol and other simple brominated phenols. Main conclusions: no studies have been identified on the effects of brominated phenols on human health; animal studies indicate that 2,4,6-tribromophenol is non-irritating to the skin but moderately irritating to the eyes. Insufficient data are available for setting tolerable concentration levels. Detailed summaries in French and Spanish.
Descriptors (primary) IPCS; ecotoxicology; toxicology; bromophenols
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; literature survey; irritants; criteria document; UNEP; WHO; IARC; ILO
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom; WHO
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Pollution control
Phenols and phenolic compounds