|Document ID (ISN)||74312|
|Convention or series no.
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
||Toxicological profile for sulfur dioxide
||U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Toxicology, Toxicology Information Branch, 1600 Clifton Road NE, E-29, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA, Dec. 1998. xix, 185p. Illus. approx. 560 ref.
||Contents: public health statement; health effects; chemical and physical information; production, import, use and disposal; potential for human exposure; analytical methods; regulations and advisories; glossary. Health hazards include: irritation of the skin and eyes; pneumotoxic effects, including oedema and bronchoconstriction (the respiratory tract is the primary target system for sulfur dioxide toxicity); haematological effects, including methaemoglobinaemia; neurological effects; cytogenic effects; chromosome aberrations.
||USA; toxicology; sulfur dioxide; health hazards; toxicity evaluation
||toxic effects; pulmonary oedema; irritants; bronchoconstrictors; limitation of exposure; exposure evaluation; chromosome changes; haematological effects; neurological effects; cytological effects; pneumotoxic effects; glossary; criteria document; methaemoglobinaemia; literature survey
||B - Chemical safety information sheets
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
||Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Inorganic sulfur compounds