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Document ID (ISN)58869
CIS number 92-1456
Year 1991
Convention or series no. IPCS ICSC 4-0237
Title bis(Chloromethyl)ether
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, 1991. 2p.
Abstract International chemical safety card. Short term exposure effects: skin absorption; irritation of eyes, skin and respiratory tract; pulmonary oedema; chemical pneumonitis; neurotoxic effects (central nervous system). Long term exposure effects: effects on liver and kidneys; carcinogenic to humans; may cause genetic damage in humans.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; ILO; IPCS; bis(chloromethyl) ether; WHO; European Communities; UNEP
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; pulmonary oedema; carcinogens; UN; fire hazards; skin absorption; renal diseases; chemical pneumonitis; hepatic diseases; explosion hazards; storage; waste disposal; first aid; chemical hazards; genetic effects; health hazards; data sheet; irritants
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union; WHO
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Ethers
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures