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Document ID (ISN)68002
CIS number 96-1984
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Title Furfural
Bibliographic information New Jersey Department of Health, Right to Know Program, CN 368, Trenton, NJ 08625-0368, USA, 1994. 6p.
Abstract Data sheet. May enter the body by inhalation and through the skin. May cause mutations and should be handled with extreme caution. Exposure to high concentrations may cause dizziness, lightheadedness and loss of consciousness. Irritates the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. May cause lung oedema and skin allergy. May cause loss of sense of taste, numbness of the tongue and liver damage.
Descriptors (primary) furfural; USA
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; pulmonary oedema; fire fighting; threshold limit values; irritants; hepatic damage; fire hazards; skin absorption; eczema; explosion hazards; storage; limitation of exposure; elimination of spills; waste disposal; explosion prevention; first aid; personal protective equipment; fire prevention; chemical hazards; delayed effects; health hazards; data sheet; New Jersey
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Aldehydes