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Document ID (ISN)67523
CIS number 96-1834
ISBN(s) 92-4-151090-0
Year 1994
Convention or series no. HSG 90
International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS)
Title Acetaldehyde - Health and safety guide
Bibliographic information 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).
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) IPCS; health hazards; health engineering; acetaldehyde
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; ILO; UNEP; WHO; legislation; permissible levels; first aid; containment of spills; fire protection; storage
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceWHO
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Aldehydes