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Document ID (ISN)67498
CIS number 96-1798
ISBN(s) 3-7776-0712-6
Year 1996
Convention or series no. BUA Report 157
Author(s)
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh) - Advisory Committee on Existing Chemicals of Environmental Relevance (BUA)
Title Acrolein
Bibliographic information S. Hirzel Verlag, P.O. Box 10 10 61, 70009 Stuttgart, Germany, 1996. xix, 236p. 529 ref. Price: DEM 102.00.
Abstract Conclusions of this criteria document, translation of a report finalized in December 1994: the primary effects of human exposure to acrolein are irritation of the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. Animal studies indicate that it is highly toxic; there are several case reports of human intoxication.
Descriptors (primary) Germany; acrolein; ecotoxicology; toxicology
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; poisoning; literature survey; criteria document; permissible levels; legislation; translation; irritants
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) Aldehydes
Pollution control