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Document ID (ISN)77615
CIS number 01-1625
Year 1988
Convention or series no. Fiche toxicologique No.129
Title Diphenylmethane-4,4'-diisocyanate
Original title 4,4'-Diisocyanate de diphénylméthane [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, Rev.ed., CD-ROM CD 613, June 2001. 4p. Illus. 24 ref.
Abstract Chemical safety information sheet. Update of data sheet already summarized in CIS 87-816. Acute toxicity: irritation of the mucous membranes of the eye, the upper respiratory tract and, sometimes, the digestive tract; bronchial irritation; neurological signs; pulmonary oedema. Effects may be delayed. Chronic toxicity: contact eczema, allergic asthma; hypersensitivity lung disease; blepharoconjunctivitis. Exposure limits (France): TWA = 0.1mg/m3 (0.01ppm); ceiling value = 0.2mg/m3 (0.02ppm). EEC number and mandatory labelling codes: No.615-005-01-9; Xn, R20, R36/37/38, R42, S25,S28, S38, S45. Complete datasheet collection on CD-ROM analysed under CIS 01-201.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; France; diphenylmethane diisocyanate
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; pulmonary oedema; fire hazards; toxicology; bronchopulmonary diseases; allergic asthma; eczema; explosion hazards; labelling; limitation of exposure; waste disposal; first aid; personal protective equipment; spills; neurological effects; delayed effects; health hazards; legislation; sampling and analysis; data sheet; irritants
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
Cyano compounds