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

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)41277
CIS number 84-140
Year 1982
Convention or series no. CSC Data sheet B-7 (1982)
Author(s)
Canada Safety Council
Title Ethylene oxide - C2H4O
Bibliographic information 1765 St. Laurent Blvd., Ottawa, Ontario K1G 3V4, Canada, 1982. 11p. 24 ref.
Abstract Contents of this data sheet: identification and physical properties; industrial uses; hazards (routes of entry, toxic effects, mutagenic potential, fire); emergency action information (fire, spills, first aid); occupational exposure limit (ACGIH TLV: 5ppm); preventive measures (personal protective equipment, disposal); transportation; storage and handling; training and supervision; glossary; 2-page summary for poster displays.
Descriptors (primary) Canada; toxic substances; fumigants; ethylene oxide
Descriptors (secondary) mutagenic effects; toxic effects; data sheet; first aid; threshold limit values
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Ethers
Ethylene oxide