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Document ID (ISN)65539
CIS number 95-2189
ISBN(s) 3-7776-0670-7
Year 1995
Convention or series no. BUA Report 142
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh) - Advisory Committee on Existing Chemicals of Environmental Relevance (BUA)
Title Acrylonitrile
Bibliographic information S. Hirzel Verlag, P.O. Box 10 10 61, 70009 Stuttgart, Germany, 1995. xxi, 262p. approx. 420 ref. Price: DEM 102.00.
Abstract Conclusions of this criteria document, translation of a report finalized in Aug. 1993: occupational exposure to acrylonitrile causes irritation of the mucous membranes of the eyes and nose. There are also reports of nausea, lower abdominal pain, diarrhoea, jaundice and bronchitis. In contrast to animal studies, epidemiological studies provide no clear evidence of a carcinogenic effect in humans.
Descriptors (primary) Germany; ecotoxicology; toxicology; acrylonitrile
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; literature survey; irritants; criteria document; permissible levels; legislation; translation; skin absorption
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) Cyano compounds
Pollution control