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Document ID (ISN)105552
CIS number 06-1013
ISBN(s) 3-7776-1300-2
Year 2005
Convention or series no. BUA Report 241
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh) - Advisory Committee on Existing Chemicals (BUA)
Title Caproic acid
Bibliographic information S. Hirzel Verlag, Birkenwaldstrasse 44, 70191 Stuttgart, Germany, 2005. xi, 85p. 128 ref. Price: EUR 47.00.
Abstract Conclusions of this criteria document (status December 2002): the acute toxicity of caproic acid is low; it is corrosive to the skin and eyes of rabbits; an occlusive patch test with 1% caproic acid on human volunteers did not show any sensitization; caproic acid is not mutagenic in the Salmonella mutagenicity test but is cytotoxic in vitro.
Descriptors (primary) Germany; ecotoxicology; toxicology; caproic acid
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; animal experiments; criteria document; cytotoxic effects; human experiments
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Pollution control