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Document ID (ISN)49761
CIS number 88-772
ISBN(s) 92-4-154-328-0
Year 1986
Convention or series no. hsg 1
Title Acrylonitrile
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1986. 38p. Illus. Price: CHF 5.00.
Abstract Chemical safety information sheet. Based on WHO Environmental Health Criteria 28: Acrylonitrile (see CIS 84-1925). Toxicity: potential human carcinogen; is absorbed through skin; irritant; chemical burns; affects central nervous system and liver.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; carcinogens; acrylonitrile; UNEP; WHO; ILO
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; irritants; hepatic damage; fire hazards; toxicology; skin absorption; data sheet; limitation of exposure; waste disposal; chemical burns; first aid; health hazards; explosion hazards
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Cyano compounds
Occupational exposure limits