ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Français | Español

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)55775
CIS number 91-383
Year 1990
Convention or series no. IPCS ICSC 0043
Title Epichlorohydrin
Bibliographic information Official Publications of the European Communities, 2985 Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg; International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS), World Health Organization, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1990. 2p. Illus.
Abstract International chemical safety card. Danger symbols: toxic. Short term exposure effects: skin absorption; corrosive to eyes, skin and respiratory tract; pulmonary oedema; neurotoxic effects (central nervous system). Long term exposure effects: dermatitis; skin sensitisation; asthma; may have effects on kidneys, liver, adrenals and reproductive system; probably carcinogenic in humans; may cause heritable genetic damage; temporary male antifertility effects. EC identification number and labelling codes: 603-026-00-6; T; R45-10-23/24/25-34-43; S53-9-44. United Nations number and hazard class: UN 2023 (6.1: II).
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; ILO; IPCS; epichlorohydrin; WHO; European Communities; UNEP
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; pulmonary oedema; corrosive substances; carcinogens; UN; hepatic damage; fire hazards; skin absorption; renal damage; asthma; dermatitis; sensitizers; explosion hazards; labelling; storage; waste disposal; first aid; chemical hazards; genetic effects; environmental pollution; health hazards; data sheet; antifertility effects
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Ethylene oxide
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures