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Document ID (ISN)76840
CIS number 01-687
Year 1997
Convention or series no. Fiche toxicologique No.25
Title Ethylene glycol
Original title Ethylène-glycol [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, CD-ROM CD 613, May 2000. Rev.ed. 4p. Illus. 18 ref.
Abstract Chemical safety information sheet. Update of data sheet already summarized in CIS 87-411. Acute toxicity: depressive effect on the central nervous system after several hours' delay; pulmonary oedema; hyperglycaemia. Chronic toxicity: irritation of the eye and of the respiratory tract mucous membranes; signs of central nervous system depression. Exposure limits: ceiling value = France: 125mg/m3 (50ppm); USA: 100mg/m3 (ACGIH 1996). EEC number and mandatory labelling codes: No.603-027-00-1; Xn, R22, 203-473-3. Complete datasheet collection on CD-ROM analysed under CIS 01-201.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; ethylene glycol; France; carcinogens
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; pulmonary oedema; corrosive substances; irritants; hyperglycaemia; fire hazards; toxicology; skin absorption; explosion hazards; labelling; limitation of exposure; waste disposal; first aid; personal protective equipment; spills; delayed effects; health hazards; legislation; sampling and analysis; data sheet; dangerous substances
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Glycols
Alcohols