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Document ID (ISN)66103
CIS number 96-288
ISBN(s) 3-7776-0691-X
Year 1995
Convention or series no. BUA Report 120
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh) - Advisory Committee on Existing Chemicals of Environmental Relevance (BUA)
Title Phenylhydrazine
Bibliographic information S. Hirzel Verlag, P.O. Box 10 10 61, 70009 Stuttgart, Germany, 1995. xv, 112p. Bibl.ref. Price: DEM 72.00.
Abstract Conclusions of this criteria document, translation of a report finalized in October 1993: acute phenylhydrazine intoxication in humans causes methaemoglobinaemia, cyanosis and haemolysis; severe intoxication results in changes to the pupils, motor unrest and convulsions. Phenylhydrazine vapour is highly irritating (dry cough). The substance is readily absorbed through undamaged skin and is a skin irritant. All clinical symptoms are reversible. There is evidence of a sensitizing effect. Carcinogenic effects have been observed in experimental animals.
Descriptors (primary) Germany; phenylhydrazine; ecotoxicology; toxicology; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; literature survey; irritants; haemolysis; skin absorption; convulsions; methaemoglobinaemia; sensitizers; permissible levels; legislation; translation; criteria document; hypoxia
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) Agricultural chemicals
Pollution control