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Document ID (ISN)28974
CIS number 78-453
ISSN - Serial title Gigiena truda i professional'nye zabolevanija
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Saharova L.N., Tolgskaja M.S.
Title Toxicity and mode of action of some halogen derivatives of ethylene: dichlorodifluoroethylene, chlorotrifluoroethylene and tetrafluoroethylene
Original title Toksičnost' i harakter dejstvija nekotoryh galoidproizvodnyh ėtilena - diftordihlorėtilena, triftorhlorėtilena i tetraftorėtilena [in Russian]
Bibliographic information May 1977, No.5, p.36-42. Illus. 13 ref.
Abstract Results of animal experiments to compare the toxic effects of these 3 fluoroethylenes. Dichlorodifluoroethylene was found to be the most toxic. Toxicity diminished in proportion to the increase in the number of fluorine atoms in the molecules of these compounds, which all affect the nervous system, liver and kidneys. Recommended TLVs: 1mg/m3 for dichlorodifluoroethylene; 5mg/m3 for chlorotrifluoroethylene; and 20mg/m3 for tetrafluoroethylene.
Descriptors (primary) dichlorodifluoroethylene; chlorotrifluoroethylene; chlorofluorohydrocarbons; tetrafluoroethylene; toxicology
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; threshold limit values; hepatotoxic effects; nephrotoxic effects; animal experiments; histopathology; molecular structure
Document type -
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Halogenated hydrocarbons
Fluorocarbons