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Document ID (ISN)35023
CIS number 81-420
ISBN(s) 91-7464-083-6
Year 1980
Convention or series no. Arbete och hälsa 1980:14
Title Nordic Group of Experts for TLV Documentation - 14. Ethylene glycol
Original title Nordiska expertgruppen för gränsvärdesdokumentation - 14. Etylenglykol [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Arbetarskyddsverket, 17184 Solna, Sweden, 1980. 36p. 116 ref.
Abstract Literature survey on the toxicity of this antifreeze and solvent: metabolic model (inhalation, ingestion, skin absorption, distribution, metabolism and elimination; biological half-life; factors influencing metabolism); toxic mechanisms; effects on skin and mucosae, liver, kidneys, stomach, heart, central nervous system, eyes; genetic and carcinogenic effects; exposure indices; dose-response relations; evaluation of data. Appended: TLVs adopted in 11 countries; sampling and analysis methods.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; toxicology; ethylene glycol
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; sensitization; hepatotoxic effects; metabolic process; irritation; dermatological effects; genetic effects; dose-response relationship; carcinogenic effects; cardiotoxic effects; nephrotoxic effects; determination in air; determination in blood; exposure tests; determination in urine; literature survey
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures