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Document ID (ISN)77874
CIS number 02-43
Year 1988
Convention or series no. Fiche toxicologique No.164
Title Hexamethylene 1,6-diisocyanate
Original title 1,6-Diisocyanate d'hexaméthylène [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, 2000. 4p. Illus. 23 ref.
Abstract Chemical safety information sheet. Update of data sheet already summarized in CIS 82-412. Synonyms: HDI, 1,6-diisocyanatohexane. Acute toxicity: strong irritation of the skin and ocular and respiratory mucous membranes. Chronic toxicity: contact eczema; allergic asthma with cross-sensitization to other isocyanates; hypersensitivity pneumopathia which may induce fibrosis. Exposure limits (France): TWA = 0.075mg/m3 or 0.01ppm; ceiling value (over 5 minutes) = 0.15mg/m3 or 0.02ppm. EEC number and mandatory labelling codes: No.615-011-00-1; T, R23, R36/37/38, R42/43, S26, S28, S38, S45. Complete datasheet collection on CD-ROM analysed under CIS 01-201.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; hexamethylene diisocyanate; France
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; sensitization; extrinsic allergic alveolitis; fire hazards; toxicology; allergic asthma; eczema; labelling; limitation of exposure; waste disposal; first aid; personal protective equipment; spills; 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
Isocyanates
Cyano compounds