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Document ID (ISN)44784
CIS number 85-1682
ISSN - Serial title Gigiena truda i professional'nye zabolevanija
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hodykina T.M.
Title Effect on animals of exposure to potassium sulfate and potassium-magnesium sulfate to long-term experiments
Original title Dejstvie sul'fata kalija i kalimagnezii na organizm životnyh v hroničeskom ėksperimente [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Mar. 1984, No.3, p.47-49. 6 ref.
Abstract Exposure of animals to potassium sulfate and potassium-magnesium sulfate fertilisers produced irritation of the lung tissue and respiratory tract. A long-term experiment revealed some physiological and biological changes including inhibition of the enzyme activity, changes of the acid-base balance and leukocytosis. The data obtained provide a basis for establishing a MAC of 15mg/m3 for potassium sulfate and potassium-magnesium sulfate fertilisers.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; USSR; potassium magnesium sulfate; potassium sulfate; respirable dust; fertilizers; toxicology
Descriptors (secondary) irritants; fertilizer industry; animal experiments
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Inorganic sulfur compounds
Inorganic substances
Agricultural chemicals