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Document ID (ISN)78164
CIS number 02-75
ISBN(s) 92-4-153035-9
Year 2001
Convention or series no. CICAD No.35
Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals (IOMC)
Title N-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 2001. iv, 34p. Illus. 102 ref. Price: CHF 21,00 (CHF 14,70 in developing countries).
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Abstract Conclusions of this criteria document: methylpyrrolidone is irritant to the eyes and skin and causes headache. Acute toxicity studies in rodents show low toxicity. The mutagenic potential is low.
Descriptors (primary) IPCS; methylpyrrolidinone; organic solvents; toxicology
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; literature survey; irritants; ILO; UNEP; criteria document; skin absorption; ecotoxicology; animal experiments; lethal concentration 50; WHO
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceWHO
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Heterocyclic compounds