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Document ID (ISN)49975
CIS number 88-1309
ISBN(s) 92-4-154275-6
Year 1987
Convention or series no. Environmental Health Criteria 75
Title Toluene diisocyanates
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1987. 72p. Bibl. Price: CHF 9.00.
Abstract This evaluation of the toxicity data includes: summary and conclusions; identity, properties, analytical methods; sources of human and environmental exposure; environmental exposure; environmental transport, distribution and transformation; environmental levels and human exposure; kinetics and metabolism; effects on organisms in the environment; effects on animals and in-vitro test systems; effects on man; evaluation of human health risks and effects on the environment; previous evaluations by international bodies.
Descriptors (primary) WHO; isocyanates; hazard evaluation; toxicology; tolylene diisocyanate
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; metabolic process; 2,6-tolylene diisocyanate; exposure; animal experiments; biological effects; criteria document; 2,4-tolylene diisocyanate
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Isocyanates
Cyano compounds