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Document ID (ISN)65537
CIS number 95-2187
ISBN(s) 3-7776-0664-2
Year 1995
Convention or series no. BUA Reports 128 and 129
Author(s)
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh) - Advisory Committee on Existing Chemicals of Environmental Relevance (BUA)
Title Ethyl acrylate. n-Butyl acrylate
Bibliographic information S. Hirzel Verlag, P.O. Box 10 10 61, 70009 Stuttgart, Germany, 1995. xxxi, 163p. Bibl.ref. Price: DEM 88.00.
Abstract Conclusions of these criteria documents, translation of reports finalized in Dec. and Aug. 1992, respectively: no data are available on the acute effects of ethyl acrylate in humans; the substance acts as a sensitizer. An increased rate of cancer of the colon and rectum was observed among acrylate production plant workers with a high and prolonged exposure to a mixture of acrylates in the 1940s. Cases of skin irritation and sensitization have been reported in humans handling n-butyl acrylate. Epidemiological studies indicate a dose-dependent reduction in the sense of smell following exposure to these two substances.
Descriptors (primary) Germany; butyl acrylate; ecotoxicology; toxicology; ethyl acrylate
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; literature survey; irritants; sensitizers; criteria document; cancer; permissible levels; legislation; translation; loss of smell
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) Acrylates
Pollution control