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Document ID (ISN)69851
CIS number 97-1632
ISBN(s) 3-7776-0767-3
Year 1997
Convention or series no. BUA Report 112
Author(s)
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh) - Advisory Committee on Existing Chemicals of Environmental Relevance (BUA)
Title 1,6-Hexamethylenediisocyanate (1,6-diisocyanatohexane)
Bibliographic information S. Hirzel Verlag, P.O. Box 10 10 61, 70009 Stuttgart, Germany, 1997. xv, 94p. 171 ref. Price: DEM 80.00.
Abstract Conclusions of this criteria document, translation of a report finalized in April 1993: the main effect of hexamethylenediisocyanate (HDI) in humans is irritation and sensitization of the respiratory tract; immunological alterations have been observed in persons with HDI hypersensitivity; hexamethylenediamine has been observed in the urine of HDI exposed workers.
Descriptors (primary) Germany; ecotoxicology; toxicology; hexamethylene diisocyanate
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; literature survey; irritants; sensitization; urine monitoring; translation; criteria document; legislation
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
Isocyanates
Cyano compounds