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Document ID (ISN)53838
CIS number 90-731
Year 1988
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.89-104
Title bis-Chloromethyl 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". Exposure limits: ACGIH TLV (8h-TWA, A1 carcinogen) = 0.005mg/m3. Toxicity: confirmed human carcinogen; lung cancer; highly irritating to skin, eyes and respiratory tract; pulmonary oedema; chemical burns.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; bis(chloromethyl) ether; USA; carcinogens
Descriptors (secondary) irritants; lung cancer; elimination of spills; waste disposal; chemical burns; first aid; pulmonary oedema; respirators; health hazards; determination in air; medical supervision; data sheet; personal protective equipment
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Ethers
Occupational exposure limits