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Document ID (ISN)26203
CIS number 76-1942
ISSN - Serial title Gigiena truda i professional'nye zabolevanija
Year 1975
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Gurova A.I., Alekseeva N.P., Gorlova O.E., Černyšova R.A.
Title Toxicity of dimethylcyanamide
Original title O toksičnosti dimetilcianamida [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Nov. 1975, No.11, p.23-27. 14 ref.
Abstract Report on animal experiments, with the following results: the mechanism of action of dimethylcyanamide (DMC) in the body is identical to that of inorganic cyanamides; the methyl groups in the DMC molecule affect its physical properties but not its toxicity; in spite of the great toxicity of DMC the risk of inhalation poisoning is minimal in industrial conditions; DMC is absorbed by the skin and is irritatant to the conjunctiva; it shows little cumulation. Recommended TLV for blending with other cyanamides: 0.5mg/m3.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; USSR; fungicides; toxicology; dimethylcyanamide
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; cumulative properties; animal experiments; toxicity evaluation
Document type -
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
Occupational exposure limits
Cyano compounds