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Document ID (ISN)64774
CIS number 95-1458
ISBN(s) 0-7176-0825-5
Year 1995
Convention or series no. HSE Guidance Note EH 1
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Cadmium: Health and safety precautions
Bibliographic information HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, Rev.ed., Feb. 1995. 6p. 22 ref. Price: GBP 4.00.
Abstract Contents of this data sheet: occurrence, properties and use of cadmium and cadmium compounds; sources of exposure; health effects (emphysema, renal damage, irritation, may cause cancer in humans); risk assessment; prevention and control of exposure; maintenance, examination and testing of control methods; monitoring exposure; health surveillance; training, instruction and information; statutory requirements. Replaces previous edition (CIS 87-71).
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; cadmium and compounds; United Kingdom; carcinogens; irritants
Descriptors (secondary) cadmium oxide; cadmium sulfate; cadmium sulfide; renal damage; emphysema; health engineering; information of personnel; health hazards; determination in air; medical supervision; cadmium chloride; cadmium; data sheet; hazard evaluation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Cadmium and compounds
Inorganic substances