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Document ID (ISN)64754
CIS number 95-1440
ISBN(s) 0-7176-0947-2
Year 1995
Convention or series no. Guidance Note EH 65/15
Author(s) Standing P., Maidment S.C., Ogunbiyi A.O., Groves J.A., Cocker J.
Health and Safety Executive
Title 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane HFC 134a. Criteria document for an occupational exposure limit
Bibliographic information HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1995. v, 19p. 22 ref. Price: GBP 10.00.
Abstract No data are available on the effects of 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane (HFC 134a) in humans. Animal studies provide no indication that the substance presents any serious health implications under occupational exposure conditions; in most studies there has been a clear no observed effect level of 10,000ppm. Proposed occupational exposure standard: 1000ppm (8-hour TWA).
Descriptors (primary) refrigerants; 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane; toxicology; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; literature survey; criteria document; animal experiments; permissible levels
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Halogenated hydrocarbons
Fluorocarbons