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Document ID (ISN)108569
CIS number 08-1009
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
Title Toxicological profile for phenol - Draft for public comment (Update)
Bibliographic information U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Toxicology/Toxicology Information Branch, 1600 Clifton Road NE, E-29, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA, Sep. 2006. xx, 240p. Illus. Approx. 450 ref. Index.
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Abstract This profile draft was prepared in accordance with guidelines set by the U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry and the EPA. The key literature related to the toxic effects of phenol is identified and reviewed. Contents: public health statement; health effects; relevance to public health; chemical and physical information; production, import, use and disposal; potential for human exposure; analytical methods; regulations and guidelines; glossary. Health hazards include: irritation of the skin, eyes and respiratory tract; pneumotoxic effects, including hyperaemia, bronchopneumonia, bronchitis; arrythmia; haematological effects; hepatic effects; renal effects; neurological effects. The substance is not classifiable with regard to its carcinogenicity to humans (IARC Group 3). (Update of CIS 00-50).
Descriptors (primary) phenol; USA; health hazards; toxicity evaluation; toxicology
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; criteria document; irritants; arrhythmia; eye irritation; hepatotoxic effects; IARC; skin absorption; renal damage; lung diseases; dermatitis; limitation of exposure; exposure evaluation; neurological effects; haematotoxic effects; pneumotoxic effects; glossary; literature survey
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Phenols and phenolic compounds