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Document ID (ISN)74313
CIS number 00-50
Year 1998
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
Title Toxicological profile for phenol: Update
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, 205p. Illus. approx. 500 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, eyes and respiratory tract; pneumotoxic effects, including hyperaemia, bronchopneumonia, bronchitis; cardiac arrythmia; haematological effects; hepatic effects; renal effects; neurological effects.
Descriptors (primary) phenol; USA; health hazards; toxicity evaluation; toxicology
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; criteria document; irritants; arrhythmia; hepatotoxic effects; skin absorption; renal damage; lung diseases; dermatitis; limitation of exposure; exposure evaluation; neurological effects; haematotoxic effects; replaced; glossary; 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) Phenols and phenolic compounds
Alcohols