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Document ID (ISN)65368
CIS number 95-1812
ISBN(s) 87-7534-455-6
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Simonsen L., Midtgård U., Lund S.P., Hass U.
Nordic Council of Ministers
Title Occupational neurotoxicity: Evaluation of neurotoxicity data for selected chemicals
Bibliographic information National Institute of Occupational Health, Lersø Parkallé 105, 2100 København Ø, Denmark, 1995. 119p. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Previously determined criteria for evaluating published data on the neurotoxicity of chemicals (see CIS 95-000) were applied to the literature on 79 common industrial chemicals. Data were too sparse to permit classification of 28. Of the rest, eight were classified as probably and 16 as possibly neurotoxic, and the following 27 as definitely neurotoxic: acrylamide, acrylonitrile, aluminium, arsenic, sodium azide, borax, boric acid, carbon monoxide, carbon disulfide, potassium cyanide, ethanol, ethylene oxide, hexachlorophene, manganese, mercury, methanol, methyl bromide, methyl butyl ketone (2-hexanone), methyl chloride, methyl methacrylate, n-hexane, nitrous oxide, styrene, thallium, toluene, trichloroethylene, triorthocresyl phosphate.
Descriptors (primary) neurotoxic effects; sodium azide; carbon monoxide; trichloroethylene; mercury; thallium; methyl bromide; 2-hexanone; carbon disulfide; hexane; methanol; arsenic; toluene; boric acid; styrene; ethanol; potassium cyanide; nitrous oxide; acrylonitrile; borax; triorthocresyl phosphate; methyl methacrylate; aluminium; ethylene oxide; chloromethane; hexachlorophene; acrylamide; manganese
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceDenmark
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the nervous system
Carbon monoxide
Arsenic and compounds
Mercury and compounds
Cyano compounds
Ethylene oxide
Esters and salts
Aliphatic and alicyclic hydrocarbons
Halogenated hydrocarbons
Aromatic hydrocarbons
Phenols and phenolic compounds
Inorganic sulfur compounds
Inorganic substances