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Document ID (ISN)66524
CIS number 96-908
ISBN(s) 3-527-28590-3
Year 1993
Convention or series no. BUA Report 30
Author(s)
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh) - Advisory Committee on Existing Chemicals of Environmental Relevance (BUA)
Title 3,3'-Dichlorobenzidine (3,3'-dichloro-biphenyl-4,4'-diyldiamine)
Bibliographic information S. Hirzel Verlag, P.O. Box 10 10 61, 70009 Stuttgart, Germany, 1993. xiii, 79p. 179 ref.
Abstract Conclusions of this criteria document, translation of a report finalized in March 1989: dermal absorption is the principal route of uptake of 3,3'-dichlorobenzidine; occupational exposure has been monitored by determination of the substance in urine. Most frequent health effects include gastrointestinal problems, infections of the upper respiratory tract, caustic burns and allergic dermatitis. While genotoxic and carcinogenic effects have been observed in animals, epidemiological studies have so far provided no firm evidence of a carcinogenic effect in humans; the substance is classified as one which may cause cancer.
Descriptors (primary) Germany; ecotoxicology; toxicology; 3,3'-dichlorobenzidine
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; carcinogens; skin absorption; criteria document; legislation; translation; permissible levels
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) Pollution control