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Document ID (ISN)66462
CIS number 96-902
ISBN(s) 3-7776-0705-3
Year 1996
Convention or series no. BUA Report 127
Author(s)
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh) - Advisory Committee on Existing Chemicals of Environmental Relevance (BUA)
Title Monochloroacetic acid, sodium monochloroacetate
Bibliographic information S. Hirzel Verlag, P.O. Box 10 10 61, 70009 Stuttgart, Germany, 1996. xiii, 125p. Bibl.ref. Price: DEM 72.00.
Abstract Conclusions of this criteria document, translation of a report finalized in August 1993: monochloroacetic acid causes irritation, burning (with blister formation) and corrosion on contact with human skin; similar damage is to be expected on contact with the eyes. The substance is rapidly absorbed through the skin and, if a sufficiently large area of the skin is contaminated, can lead to breathing difficulties, convulsions, vomiting, shock and death.
Descriptors (primary) Germany; monochloroacetic acid; ecotoxicology; toxicology; sodium chloroacetate
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; poisoning; literature survey; irritants; criteria document; caustic substances; 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) Esters and salts
Pollution control