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Document ID (ISN)74316
CIS number 00-53
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
Title Toxicological profile for hydrogen sulfide
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, July 1999. xix, 179p. Illus. approx. 450 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 respiratory tract, skin and eyes; frostbite; respiratory impairment (dyspnoea, pulmonary oedema, respiratory failure); cardiovascular effects; gastrointestinal effects (nausea, vomiting); haematological effects; metabolic effects; neurotoxic effects (headaches, insomnia, neurobehavioural changes, tremors, convulsions, loss of appetite, fatigue, poor memory, dizziness, irritability); reproductive effects (spontaneous abortions).
Descriptors (primary) USA; hydrogen sulfide; health hazards; toxicity evaluation; toxicology
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; pulmonary oedema; literature survey; irritants; visual function disorders; gastric disorders; cardiovascular disorders; metabolic disturbances; abortion; frostbite; limitation of exposure; exposure evaluation; haematological effects; respiratory impairment; glossary; criteria document; neurotoxic effects
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) Inorganic sulfur compounds
Inorganic substances