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Document ID (ISN)68908
CIS number 97-584
ISBN(s) 3-503-03815-9
Year 1995
Convention or series no. Forschungsbericht UBA-FB 94-152
Author(s) Frentzel-Beyme R., Domizlaff I.
Title Epidemiologic study on solvent-induced diseases
Original title Studie über die Epidemiologie lösemittelbedingter Erkrankungen [in German]
Bibliographic information Umweltbundesamt, Postfach 33 00 22, 14191 Berlin, Germany, 1995. 235p. 436 ref.
Abstract The present knowledge of the toxic and carcinogenic effects caused by exposure to solvents in the varnish industry from published case studies and epidemiologic studies is reviewed. The following solvents are covered: butyl alcohol, butyl acetate, carbon disulfide, chloromethane, dichloromethane, dimethylformamide, ethyl acetate, glycol ethers, methoxyethanol, cellosolve, hexane, isopropyl alcohol, methanol, 2-hexanone, butanone, styrene, toluene, 1,1,1-trichloroethane, trichloroethylene and xylene.
Descriptors (primary) ethoxyethanol; aliphatic hydrocarbons; Germany; dichloromethane; 1,1,1-trichloroethane; butanone; trichloroethylene; 2-hexanone; ethyl acetate; carbon disulfide; hexane; methanol; glycol ethers; methoxyethanol; toluene; styrene; butyl acetate; isopropyl alcohol; dimethylformamide; butyl alcohol; solvents; xylene; chloromethane; paint and varnish industry
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; literature survey; compendium; acute toxicity; hepatotoxic effects; nephrotoxic effects; report; diseases of central nervous system; epidemiologic study; health hazards; carcinogenic effects; case study
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Chemical industry
Esters and salts
Inorganic sulfur compounds
Aliphatic and alicyclic hydrocarbons
Halogenated hydrocarbons
Aromatic hydrocarbons
Glycol ethers