|Document ID (ISN)||67523|
|Convention or series no.
International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS)
||Acetaldehyde - Health and safety guide
||World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1994. 32p. 8 ref. Price: CHF 5.00 (CHF 3.50 in developing countries).
||This document provides practical guidance on the application of exposure limitation guidelines contained in Environmental Health Criteria 167 (see CIS 96-1807). Contents: identity and uses of acetaldehyde; health hazards (irritation, corrosion); guidance on hazard prevention and protection, first aid, explosion and fire hazards, storage and transport, spillage and disposal; current regulations and standards. Includes a summary of chemical safety information for workplace display.
||IPCS; health hazards; health engineering; acetaldehyde
||disposal of harmful waste; ILO; UNEP; WHO; legislation; permissible levels; first aid; containment of spills; fire protection; storage
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||WHO|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)