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Document ID (ISN)59940
CIS number 93-380
Year 1991
Convention or series no. IPCS ICSC 5-0355
Title Diethyl 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: irritation of eyes and upper respiratory tract; chemical pneumonitis; neurotoxic effects (central nervous system). Long-term exposure effects: liquid defats the skin; neurotoxic effects (central nervous system).
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; ILO; IPCS; diethyl ether; WHO; European Communities; UNEP
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; irritants; UN; fire hazards; chemical pneumonitis; explosion hazards; data sheet; storage; waste disposal; first aid; chemical hazards; health hazards; labelling
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) Ethers
Occupational exposure limits