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Document ID (ISN)52428
CIS number 89-1584
ISSN - Serial title Gigiena truda i professional'nye zabolevanija
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Agaev R.A., Kasymov V.H.
Title Toxicity of carbamide
Original title Toksičnost' karbamida [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Dec. 1987, No.12, p.56.
Abstract Contents: physical and chemical characteristics, use (in agriculture as a fertiliser and feed additive; as a starting material for many chemical products), toxicity (intragastric LD50 for mice 11,000mg/kg, for rats 16,300mg/kg). Carbamide does not produce a skin-resorptive effect and its effects are only slightly cumulative; the threshold for chronic action is 160.3▒2.12mg/m3. Recommended MAC for carbamide in workplace air: 10mg/m3, hazard class 3.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; toxicity evaluation; urea; threshold limit values
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; chemical industry; lethal dose 50; animal experiments; toxic substances
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Agricultural chemicals