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Document ID (ISN)63116
CIS number 94-1691
ISBN(s) 0-662-22028-5
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Title Canadian Environmental Protection Act: Priority Substances List Assessment Report - Aniline
Bibliographic information Environmental Health Centre, Health Canada, Room 104, Tunney's Pasture, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0L2, Canada, 1994. v, 30p. Bibl.ref.
Abstract This report reviews environmental and toxicological data on aniline. Acute exposure to high concentrations of aniline produces a number of adverse effects including arrhythmia, convulsions, coma and death primarily from the development of hypoxia caused by methaemoglobinaemia. Haematotoxicity, renal toxicity and hepatotoxicity have also been observed. Epidemiological investigations are limited to studies in which workers were exposed to mixtures of aniline and other compounds. Aniline has been classified as possibly carcinogenic in humans.
Descriptors (primary) Canada; aniline; toxicity evaluation; ecotoxicology; toxicology
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; literature survey; carcinogens; arrhythmia; hepatotoxic effects; coma; methaemoglobinaemia; renal diseases; hypoxia; animal experiments; haematotoxic effects; criteria document; convulsions
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Aromatic amines
Pollution control