ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Franšais | Espa˝ol

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)39334
CIS number 83-424
Year 1982
Convention or series no. IARC Scientific Publications 43
Author(s) Castegnaro M., Eisenbrand G., Ellen G., Keefer L., Klein D., Sansone E.B., Spincer D., Telling G., Webb K.
Title Laboratory decontamination and destruction of carcinogens in laboratory wastes: Some N-nitrosamines
Bibliographic information International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 Cours Albert-Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 2, France, 1982. 73p. Price: SF.18.00.
Abstract Details are presented of 5 methods for the laboratory degradation of N-nitrosodimethylamine, N-nitrosodiethylamine, N-nitrosodipropylamine, N-nitrosodibutylamine, N-nitrosopiperidine, N-nitrosopyrrolidine, N-nitrosomorpholine, and N,N'-dinitrosopiperazine, prior to disposal of otherwise carcinogenic waste.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; nitroso amines; laboratory work; carcinogens
Descriptors (secondary) diethylnitrosoamine; nitrosodipropylamine; dibutylnitrosoamine; N-nitrosopyrrolidine; directive; N-nitrosomorpholine; N,N'-dinitrosopiperazine; dimethylnitrosoamine; description of technique; N-nitrosopiperidine
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal