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Document ID (ISN)33562
CIS number 80-1005
ISBN(s) 91-7464-067-4
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Title Nordic Group of Experts for TLV Documentation - 9. Diisocyanates
Original title Nordiska expertgruppen för gränsvärdesdokumentation - 9. Diisocyanater [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Arbete och hälsa - Vetenskaplig skriftserie 1979:34, Arbetarskyddsverket, Stockholm, Sweden, Aug. 1979, 54p. 106 ref.
Abstract Literature survey of diisocyanate toxicity: physicochemical properties; toxicology, organic effects (irritation, sensitisation, lung function, skin, conjunctiva, blood and haematopoietic organs, gastrointestinal tract); pathogenic mechanism; exposure indices; dose-response relation (acute and chronic effects); research needs; evaluation of data. Appended: TLVs adopted in 18 countries; sampling and analysis methods.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; toxicology; isocyanates; allergens
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; sensitization; metabolic process; hexamethylene diisocyanate; isophorone diisocyanate; naphthylene diisocyanate; 2,6-tolylene diisocyanate; 2,4-tolylene diisocyanate; irritation; skin diseases; gastrointestinal diseases; animal experiments; haematotoxic effects; dose-response relationship; determination in air; exposure tests; respiratory impairment; diphenylmethane diisocyanate
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Isocyanates
Cyano compounds