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Document ID (ISN)55050
CIS number 90-1807
Year 1990
Convention or series no. CCHST Infogram chimique 42-1990 CCOHS Chemical Infogram 42-1990
Title Ethylene glycol
Original title Ethylène glycol [in French]
Bibliographic information Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, 250 Main St. E., Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1H6, Canada, 1990. 1p. Illus.
Abstract Chemical safety information sheet. Toxicity: skin absorption; at high levels, vapours irritate the eyes and the respiratory tract; lethal dose by ingestion is 1.6g/kg; severe prolonged exposure may cause softening of the skin.
Descriptors (primary) ethylene glycol; Canada
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; irritants; fire hazards; skin absorption; renal damage; data sheet; waste disposal; first aid; personal protective equipment; lethal dose 50; health hazards; explosion hazards
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Glycols
Alcohols