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Document ID (ISN)70156
CIS number 97-1994
ISBN(s) 3-7776-0824-6
Year 1998
Convention or series no. BUA Report 187
Author(s)
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh) - Advisory Committee on Existing Chemicals of Environmental Relevance (BUA)
Title Glyoxal (ethanedial)
Bibliographic information S. Hirzel Verlag, P.O. Box 10 10 61, 70009 Stuttgart, Germany, 1998. xvi, 168p. Bibl.ref.
Abstract This report is a translation of a report finalized in February 1996. Main conclusions: glyoxal is a skin sensitizer in humans; there are reports of eczema among workers in contact with the substance; animal studies indicate that glyoxal is of low toxicity.
Descriptors (primary) Germany; ecotoxicology; toxicology; glyoxal
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; literature survey; eczema; sensitization; 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) Aldehydes
Pollution control