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Acids, Inorganic: Health Hazards

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Chemical Name            Cas-Number

ICSC Short Term Exposure

ICSC Long Term Exposure

ICSC Routes Of Exposure and Symptoms

US NIOSH Target Organs & Routes Of Entry

US NIOSH Symptoms

HYDROCHLORIC ACID     7647-01-0

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

lungs; teeth

Inhalation: corrosive, burning sensation, cough, laboured breathing, shortness of breath, sore throat, symptoms may be delayed

Skin: corrosive, serious skin burns, pain

Eyes: corrosive, pain, blurred vision, severe deep burns

resp sys; eyes; skininh, ing,(soln),con

Irrit nose, throat, larynx; cough, choking; derm; soln: eye, skin burns; liq: frostbite; in animals: lar spasm; pulm edema

NITRIC ACID      7697-37-2

Inhalation: corrosive, burning sensation, cough, laboured breathing, unconsciousness, symptoms may be delayed

Skin: corrosive, serious skin burns, pain, yellow discolouration

Eyes: corrosive, redness, pain, blurred vision, severe deep burns

Ingestion: corrosive, abdominal pain, burning sensation, shock

eyes; resp sys; skin; teethinh, ing, con

Irrit eyes, skin, muc memb; delayed pulm edema, Pneuitis, bron; dental erosion

PHOSPHORIC ACID     7664-38-2

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

Inhalation: burning sensation, cough, laboured breathing, shortness of breath, sore throat, unconsciousness

Skin: redness, pain, blisters

Eyes: redness, pain, blurred vision, severe deep burns

Ingestion: abdominal cramps, burning sensation, confusion, laboured breathing sore throat, unconsciousness, weakness

resp sys; eyes; skininh, ing, con

Irrit eyes, skin, upper resp sys; eye, skin burns; derm

SULPHAMIC ACID     5329-14-6

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

SULPHURIC ACID     7664-93-9

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

Inhalation: corrosive, burning sensation, cough, laboured breathing, sore throat

Skin: corrosive, redness, serious skin burns, pain, severe deep burns

Ingestion: corrosive, abdominal pain, burning sensation, vomiting, collapse

resp sys; eyes; skin; teethinh, ing, con

Irrit eyes, skin, nose, throat; pulm edema, bron; emphy; conj; stomatis; dental erosion; trachbronc; eye, skin burns; derm

 

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Contents

Preface
Part I. The Body
Part II. Health Care
Part III. Management & Policy
Part IV. Tools and Approaches
Part V. Psychosocial and Organizational Factors
Part VI. General Hazards
Part VII. The Environment
Part VIII. Accidents and Safety Management
Part IX. Chemicals
Part X. Industries Based on Biological Resources
Part XI. Industries Based on Natural Resources
Part XII. Chemical Industries
Part XIII. Manufacturing Industries
Part XIV. Textile and Apparel Industries
Part XV. Transport Industries
Part XVI. Construction
Part XVII. Services and Trade
Part XVIII. Guides