|Document ID (ISN)||67769|
|Convention or series no.
||Environmental Health Criteria 167
International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS)
||World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1995. 129p. approx. 300 ref. Price: CHF 22.00 (CHF 15.40 in developing countries).
||Conclusions of this criteria document: acetaldehyde is mildly irritating to the eyes and upper respiratory tract. Cutaneous erythema has been observed in patch testing. Data from animal studies and human subjects suggest that acetaldehyde may be implicated in alcohol-associated liver damage, facial flushing and developmental effects. Summaries in French and Spanish.
||IPCS; toxicology; acetaldehyde
||toxic effects; literature survey; irritants; ILO; criteria document; WHO; hepatic damage; erythema; teratogenic effects; UNEP
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||WHO|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures