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Document ID (ISN)45701
CIS number 86-419
ISBN(s) 92-832-1155-3
Year 1983
Convention or series no. IARC Scientific Publications 55
Author(s) Castegnaro M., Benard M., van Broekhoven L.W., Fine D., Massey R., Sansone E.B., Smith P.L.R., Spiegelhalder B., Stacchini A., Telling G., Vallon J.J.
Title Laboratory decontamination and destruction of carcinogens in laboratory wastes: some N-nitrosoamides
Bibliographic information International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert-Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France, 1983. 65p. 61 ref. Price: US$10.00; SF.20.00.
Abstract Although previously published methods for the destruction of nitrosamines also degrade nitrosamides, the products in the latter case may be carcinogenic or otherwise harmful. This report gives safe methods of destruction of 5 representative nitrosamides: N-nitroso-N-methylurea, N-nitroso-N-ethylurea, N-nitroso-N-methylurethane, N-nitroso-N-ethylurethane and N-nitroso-N'-nitro-N-methylguanidine.
Descriptors (primary) mutagens; laboratories; carcinogens; nitroso amides; waste disposal; hospitals; chemical industry
Descriptors (secondary) report; 1-methyl-3-nitro-1-nitrosoguanidine; N-methyl-N-nitrosourethane; N-nitroso-N-ethylurethane; ethylnitrosourea; safe working methods; methylnitrosourea
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Chemical industry
Waste collection and disposal
Health care services