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Document ID (ISN)77411
CIS number 01-1353
ISBN(s) 90-5549-315-5
Year 2000
Convention or series no. Gezondheidsraad Publication 2000/04OSH
Author(s)
Committee for Compounds Toxic to Reproduction
Title Cadmium and its compounds - Evaluation of the effects on reproduction, recommendation for classification
Bibliographic information Gezondheidsraad, Postbus 16052, 2500 BB Den Haag, Netherlands, 2000. 52p. 96 ref.
Internet access http://www.gr.nl/overig/pdf/00@04OSH.pdf [in English]
Abstract Recommendations for the classification and labelling of cadmium (Cd) and its compounds based on the evaluation of studies on their effects on reproduction. Effects on fertility: category 3 (substances which cause concern for human fertility) and R62 (possible risk for impaired fertility). Teratogenic effects: category 3 (substances which cause concern for humans owing to possible developmental toxic effects) and R63 (possible risk of harm to the unborn child). Effects during lactation: R64 (may cause harm to breastfed babies). Safe level of Cd in (human) breast milk: 5µg/L. Summary in Dutch.
Descriptors (primary) cadmium and compounds; antifertility effects; teratogenic effects; toxicology; Netherlands
Descriptors (secondary) teratogens; toxicity evaluation; criteria document; cadmium; classification; nursing mothers
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceNetherlands
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Antifertility and prenatal effects
Cadmium and compounds
Inorganic substances
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures