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Document ID (ISN)56105
CIS number 91-736
Year 1989
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
National Board of Labour Protection (Finland)
Title Aldrin
Bibliographic information International Occupational Safety and Health Information Centre (CIS), International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1989. 2p.
Abstract Translation into English of the chemical safety information sheet described in CIS 88-48. Aldrin is a carcinogenic agent (LD50 = 39mg/kg). Toxic if inhalated, ingested or absorbed through skin. Long-term exposure can cause hepatic damage and epileptic symptoms. Mandatory European labelling: T, R23, R24, R25, R103, S1, S2, S13, S28, S45, S103.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; aldrin; Finland; carcinogens
Descriptors (secondary) hepatotoxic effects; insecticides; skin absorption; labelling; limitation of exposure; waste disposal; data sheet; personal protective equipment; lethal dose 50; neurological effects; health hazards; translation; first aid
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Halogenated hydrocarbons
Agricultural chemicals