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Document ID (ISN)74312
CIS number 00-49
Year 1998
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
Title Toxicological profile for sulfur dioxide
Bibliographic information 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.
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) USA; toxicology; sulfur dioxide; health hazards; toxicity evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) 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
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Inorganic sulfur compounds
Inorganic substances