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Document ID (ISN)69622
CIS number 97-1288
ISBN(s) 3-7776-0777-0
Year 1997
Convention or series no. BUA Report 176
Author(s)
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh) - Advisory Committee on Existing Chemicals of Environmental Relevance (BUA)
Title Ethyl glycol/ethyl glycol acetate
Bibliographic information S. Hirzel Verlag, P.O. Box 10 10 61, 70009 Stuttgart, Germany, 1997. xviii, 159p. Bibl.ref. Price: DEM 97.00.
Abstract Conclusions of this criteria document, translation of a report finalized in December 1995: the toxicity of ethyl glycol corresponds to that of ethyl glycol acetate; both substances exhibit a low toxicity; they are absorbed through the skin; there are reports of haematological and spermatotoxic effects in occupationally exposed workers.
Descriptors (primary) ethoxyethanol; Germany; ecotoxicology; toxicology; 2-ethoxyethyl acetate
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; literature survey; skin absorption; criteria document; haematological effects; legislation; translation; spermatogenic disturbances
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Pollution control
Glycol ethers
Esters and salts