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Document ID (ISN)26660
CIS number 77-545
Year 1976
Convention or series no.
Title Proceedings of the 4th Medichem International Conference, Haifa, Israel, 7-10 Sept. 1976.
Bibliographic information Organizing Committee, P.O. Box 1018, Haifa, Israel, 1976. 186p. Illus. 109 ref.
Abstract Some 40 papers were included in these conference proceedings, 5 of them in German. Papers reproduced in full are arranged in sections on: industrial toxicology (international cooperation regarding medical hazards in the chemical industry; pulmonary oedema caused by irritating gases with delayed effect; prolonged inhalation of low diisocyanate concentrations; logarithmic representation of urinary mercury levels; biochemical parameters in lead exposure; kidney damage in lead workers; metal content of scalp hair as an indication of exposure; immunological study in radon-222 exposure; determination of volatile organics in air); neurotoxicity (experience with and studies on acrylamide; EEG changes in toluene-exposed rats; vasodepressor action of organophosphate anticholinesterases; neurotoxicity of styrene in production and polymerisation workers; tetraalkyllead in petrol; reaction time as a means of determining the TLV of acetone); international cooperation (standards setting; basic research; factory layout; screening for occupational cancer; toxicology testing; medical prevention in the Federal Republic of Germany).
Descriptors (primary) chemical industry; chemical products; toxicology
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; acrylamide; diphenylmethane diisocyanate; manganese; Israel; Germany (Federal Republic of); acetone; butanone; mercury; radon; carbon disulfide; hydrogen sulfide; toluene; lead; styrene; ethanol; organophosphorus compounds; naphthylene diisocyanate; 2,4-tolylene diisocyanate; nitriles; ethylene glycol; 2-fluoroacetamide; triorthocresyl phosphate; tetraethyllead; phthalates; electroencephalographic changes; renal damage; toxic gases; motor fuel; polymerization; animal experiments; health hazards; safety planning; research; determination in air; medical prevention; urine monitoring; conference; plasticizers; determination in hair; pulmonary oedema; neoplasms; threshold limit values
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Chemical industry