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Document ID (ISN)64416
CIS number 95-1037
ISBN(s) 3-7776-0623-5
Year 1994
Convention or series no. BUA Report 104
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh) Advisory Committee on Existing Chemicals of Environmental Relevance (BUA)
Title Diethyl phthalate
Bibliographic information S. Hirzel Verlag, P.O. Box 10 10 61, 70009 Stuttgart, Germany, 1994. xviii, 131p. Bibl.ref. Price: DEM 72.00.
Abstract Studies indicate that diethyl phthalate does not cause any irritation or symptoms of intoxication on repeated contact with workers' skin, but it does cause a temporary irritation of mucous membranes; it is probably not sensitizing. Systemic effects in experimental animals are not very pronounced, the target organ being the liver; long-term studies of carcinogenicity are not available.
Descriptors (primary) Germany; ecotoxicology; toxicology; diethyl phthalate
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; literature survey; criteria document; animal experiments; permissible levels
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Pollution control
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