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Document ID (ISN)54129
CIS number 90-1158
ISBN(s) 84-505-8519-8
Year 1989
Convention or series no. Documentos Técnicos 54/89
Author(s) Alomar Serrallach G.
Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social
Title Hazards and pathology of isocyanates
Original title Riesgos y patología por isocianatos [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, Mar. 1989. 166p. 223 ref.
Abstract Contents of this manual and technical information note: industrial uses of isocyanates; major intoxication cases; survey of legislation in EEC countries; cases of intoxication in the Catalonia region of Spain; mechanism of toxic action (irritation, sensitisation, effects at intermediate exposure levels, carcinogenic effects); guidelines for prevention and therapy (acute and chronic exposure, disabilities due to exposure to isocyanates, suggestions for improvements in Spanish legislation).
Descriptors (primary) Spain; training material; toxicology; isocyanates
Descriptors (secondary) acute poisoning; tolylene diisocyanate; sensitization; carcinogenic effects; legislation; chronic poisoning
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Cyano compounds