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Document ID (ISN)41314
CIS number 84-395
ISSN - Serial title Gigiena truda i professional'nye zabolevanija
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Filatova V.S., Smirnova E.S., Gronsberg E.Š., Russkih A.A., Klimova Ė.I., Kaštanova I.M., Gorjačeva L.A., Ždanova I.V.
Title Data for the establishment of a MAC for ethylene glycol in workplace air
Original title Materialy k gigieničeskomu normirovaniju ėtilenglikolja v vozduhe rabočej zony [in Russian]
Bibliographic information June 1982, No.6, p.28-30. 7 ref.
Abstract Exposure of rats and mice to ethylene glycol at a concentration of 198mg/m3 produced morphological and functional alterations in the kidney and liver and morphological alterations in the heart, thyroid, adrenals and blood. Ethylene glycol concentrations of 19mg/m3 produced no effect. Because clinical studies of workers in ethylene glycol and antifreeze production showed no adverse response to prolonged exposure to 0.1-5.0mg/m3, 5mg/m3 appears to be a reasonable MAC.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; USSR; toxicology; ethylene glycol; antifreezes; chemical industry
Descriptors (secondary) hepatotoxic effects; adrenal gland disorders; cardiotoxic effects; animal experiments; haematotoxic effects; thyroid disorders
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Glycols
Alcohols
Chemical industry