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ID (ISN) del documento46621
Número CIS 86-1350
ISSN - Título de la serie 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Año 1986
Número de serie
Autor(es) Sargent E.V., Kirk G.D., Hite M.
Título Hazard evaluation of monochloroacetone
Información bibliográfica July 1986, Vol.47, No.7, p.375-378. 9 ref.
Resumen This compound was introduced in 1914 as a war gas, and is presently used as a chemical intermediate in various industrial processes. Risk assessment indicates that monochloroacetone is extremely irritating to the eyes and skin; exposure leads to delayed vesication and swelling of the skin; inhalation of MCA produces irritation to the mucosa of the upper respiratory tract. MCA has been shown to be an initiator of tumours in mouse skin; MCA may therefore be considered as a presumptive tumorigen, even though it was negative in Ames mutagenicity tests. It is recommended that direct contact with liquid and vapours be prevented through strict engineering controls and that air concentrations be kept below 1ppm as a ceiling concentration.
Descriptores (primarios) valores umbrales; cloroacetona; valoración del riesgo; fungicidas; toxicología
Descriptores (secundarios) industria de materias plásticas; industria cosmética; industria farmacéutica
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Sustancias tóxicas y peligrosas
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Risk evaluation
Agricultural chemicals
Occupational exposure limits