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Document ID (ISN)67904
CIS number 96-2217
Year 1993
Convention or series no. ATSDR/TP-92/02
Agency for Toxic Substances and Diseases Registry (ATSDR)
Title Toxicological profile for arsenic: Update
Bibliographic information U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Toxicology, Toxicology Information Branch, 1600 Clifton Road NE, E-29, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA, Apr. 1993. 175p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Contents: public health statement; health effects; chemical and physical information; production, import, use and disposal; potential for human exposure; analytical methods; regulations and advisories; glossary. Health hazards include: irritation of the skin and respiratory tract; skin disorders (hyperkeratosis); haematotoxic effects (blood-cell anomalies); cardiovascular disorders; arrhythmia; neurotoxic effects; carcinogenic effects (skin, liver, bladder, renal and lung cancer). (Update of CIS 90-1975).
Descriptors (primary) USA; arsenic and compounds; health hazards; toxicology; toxicity evaluation; arsenic
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; criteria document; literature survey; arrhythmia; blood-cell anomalies; irritation; renal cancer; bladder tumour; cardiovascular disorders; lung cancer; skin cancer; skin diseases; hyperkeratosis; liver cancer; limitation of exposure; exposure evaluation; haematotoxic effects; carcinogenic effects; glossary; neurotoxic effects
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Arsenic and compounds
Inorganic substances