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Document ID (ISN)68628
CIS number 97-580
Year 1995
Convention or series no. ECETOC JACC No.32
Title Difluoromethane (HFC-32) CAS No.75-10-5
Bibliographic information European Centre for Ecotoxicology and Toxicology of Chemicals, Avenue E. Van Nieuwenhuyse 4, Bte. 6, 1160 Bruxelles, Belgium, May 1995. v, 23p. 30 ref.
Abstract Conclusions of this criteria document: there are no reports of adverse human health effects due to difluoromethane. Animal studies indicate that acute inhalation toxicity is very low; toxic effects were apparent only at very high concentrations. No mutagenic effects have been observed.
Descriptors (primary) refrigerants; toxicology; difluoromethane; chemical industry
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; criteria document; literature survey
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Chemical industry
Halogenated hydrocarbons
Fluorocarbons