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Document ID (ISN)59644
CIS number 93-235
ISSN - Serial title 0025-7818 - Medicina del lavoro
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Mapp C.E.
Title Adverse health effects of isocyanates
Original title Isocianati - Effetti dannosi sulla salute [in Italian]
Bibliographic information July-Aug. 1991, Vol.82, No.4, p.328-335. 66 ref.
Abstract The paper describes the main adverse biological effects of isocyanates, particularly toluene diisocyanate (TDI). It is not intended to be simply a review of the literature but a stimulus for further investigations on the mechanism of action, chemical characterisation, environmental release, exposure, fate, health effects, carcinogenicity and mutagenicity of isocyanates.
Descriptors (primary) isocyanates; health hazards; tolylene diisocyanate
Descriptors (secondary) mutagenic effects; carcinogenic effects; literature survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceItaly
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Isocyanates
Cyano compounds