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Document ID (ISN)56374
CIS number 91-1249
Year 1990
Convention or series no. ATSDR/TP-90/14
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
Title Toxicological profile for endrin and endrin aldehyde
Bibliographic information U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA, Dec. 1990. 97p. Illus. 214 ref.
Abstract Very limited studies were found on the systemic effects of endrin in humans; no information was found regarding effects of endrin aldehyde. Inhalation studies demonstrate that the nervous system is the primary target for endrin toxicity. Acute human poisonings following ingestion of endrin involved symptoms of central nervous system toxicity leading to sudden collapse and death. No long-term effects have been reported in exposed workers. Glossary.
Descriptors (primary) USA; endrin; diseases of central nervous system; health hazards; toxicology; toxicity evaluation; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; poisoning; literature survey; limitation of exposure; criteria document; neurological effects; replaced; glossary; exposure evaluation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the nervous system
Halogenated hydrocarbons
Agricultural chemicals