|Document ID (ISN)||64174|
|Convention or series no.
||BUA Report 94
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh) Advisory Committee on Existing Chemicals of Environmental Relevance (BUA)
||S. Hirzel Verlag, P.O. Box 10 10 61, 70009 Stuttgart, Germany, 1994. xvii, 122p. approx. 270 ref. Price: DEM 88.00.
||Irritation of the skin and eyes and in some instances eczema have been described on direct exposure to propylene oxide; skin sensitization has also been reported. Human intoxication has been observed after 10 minutes exposure at 1500ppm. Chromosome aberrations have been reported in some workers exposed to propylene oxide and other substances. Propylene oxide is carcinogenic in experimental animals.
||Germany; ecotoxicology; propylene oxide; toxicology
||toxic effects; literature survey; irritants; eczema; criteria document; permissible levels; animal experiments; chromosome changes; carcinogenic effects; sensitizers
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||Germany|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
||Genetic factors in reaction to exposures