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Document ID (ISN)53496
CIS number 90-420
Year 1988
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.89-104
Title Chloromethyl methyl ether, potential human carcinogen
Bibliographic information U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Standards Development and Technology Transfer, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati OH 45226, USA, 1988. 6p. Bibl.
Abstract Chemical safety information sheet taken from the newly revised edition of the NIOSH publication "Occupational Safety and Health Guidelines for Chemical Hazards". Toxicity: irritation and chemical burns (skin, eyes, mucous membranes); pulmonary oedema; pneumonia; lung cancer (ACGIH: A2 carcinogen).
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; chloromethyl methyl ether; USA; carcinogens
Descriptors (secondary) irritants; pneumonia; lung cancer; elimination of spills; waste disposal; chemical burns; pulmonary oedema; personal protective equipment; respirators; health hazards; determination in air; medical supervision; data sheet; first aid
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Ethers
Occupational exposure limits