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Esters, Alkanoates (Except Acetates): 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

BUTYL PROPIONATE     590-01-2

eyes; skin; resp tract

Inhalation: burning sensation, cough, sore throat

Skin: redness

Eyes: redness, pain

Ingestion: abdominal pain, dizziness, nausea

BUTYLFORMATE 592-84-7

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs; CNS

Inhalation: cough, dullness, burning sensation in the throat, laboured breathing, shortness of breath, sore throat, unconsciousness, vomiting, symptoms may be delayed

Skin: redness, pain

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

Ingestion: abdominal pain, diarrhoea

ETHYL CHLOROFORMATE     541-41-3

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

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

Skin: Redness, skin burns, burning sensation, pain, blisters

Eyes: Redness, pain, severe deep burns

Ingestion: Abdominal cramps, abdominal pain, weakness

Irrit eyes, upper resp sys; in animals: narco

ETHYL FORMATE     109-94-4

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs; CNS; liver; kidneys

skin; liver; kidneys

Inhalation: burning sensation, cough, drowsiness, headache, shortness of breath, sore throat, unconsciousness

Skin: may be absorbed, redness, burning sensation

Eyes: redness, pain

Ingestion: abdominal pain, burning sensation

Eyes; resp sys; CNS Inh; ing; con

METHYL CHLOROFORMATE     79-22-1

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

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

Skin: redness, pain, blisters

Eyes: redness, pain, severe deep burns

Ingestion: abdominal pain, burning sensation, vomiting, weakness, shock

Irrit eyes, nose; chest tight; dysp; vis dist; CNS depres; in animals: pulm edema; narco

METHYL FORMATE     107-31-3

Inhalation: cough, dizziness, dullness, headache, laboured breathing, shortness of breath, unconsciousness

Skin: redness

Eyes: redness

Eyes; resp sys; CNS Inh; abs; ing; con

In animals: irrit eyes, skin; methemo, anoxia, cyan; dysp; weak, dizz, head

n-PROPYL NITRATE     627-13-4

Eyes; skin; blood Inh; ing; con

PROPIONIC ACID, SODIUM SALT     137-40-6

eyes; skin; resp tract

SODIUM FORMATE     141-53-7

Inhalation: cough, shortness of breath

Eyes: redness, pain

Ingestion: abdominal pain, vomiting

 

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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