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Document ID (ISN)51034
CIS number 89-92
ISBN(s) 0-660-12628-1 (English); 0-660-92210-X (frnçais)
Year 1987
Convention or series no. CCOHS/CCHST Data Sheet No.30
Title Methylene bisphenyl isocyanate (MDI) and Polymethylene polyphenyl isocyanate (PMPPI)
Original title Diisocyanate de diphénylméthane (MDI) et diisocyanate de polyphénylméthane (PMPPI) [in French]
Bibliographic information Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, 250 Main St. East, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1H6, Canada, 1987. 18p. 36 ref.
Abstract Chemical safety information sheet. Exposure limit for MDI (ACGIH, 1987): TLV-TWA = 0.005mg/m3. Toxicity: irritation of skin and mucous membranes; chemical bronchitis and pneumonitis; pulmonary oedema; allergic asthma; dermatitis; sensitisation.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; polymethylenepolyphenylene isocyanate; Canada; diphenylmethane diisocyanate
Descriptors (secondary) irritants; chronic bronchitis; diphenylmethane diisocyanate (unsp); fire hazards; toxicology; allergic asthma; pulmonary oedema; explosion hazards; waste disposal; first aid; personal protective equipment; health hazards; data sheet; sensitizers
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Isocyanates
Cyano compounds