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Halogenated Ethers : Health Hazards

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BIS(CHLOROMETHYL) ETHER  542-88-1

eyes; skin; resp tract; skin; CNS; heart

skin

Inhalation: burning sensation, cough, dizziness, headache, nausea, symptoms may be delayed

Skin: redness, burning sensation

Eyes: redness, pain, blurred vision

Ingestion: abdominal cramps, sore throat, vomiting

Resp sys; eyes; skin (lung cancer) Inh; abs; ing; con

Irrit eyes, skin, muc memb, resp sys; pulm congestion, edema; corn damage, nec; decr pulm function, cough, dysp, wheez; blood-stained sputum, bronchial secretions; (carc)

CHLOROMETHYL METHYL ETHER  107-30-2

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs; CNS

liver; kidneys

Inhalation: burning sensation, cough, dizziness, headache, laboured breathing, nausea, sore throat

Skin: redness, skin burns, pain, blisters

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

Ingestion: abdominal cramps, vomiting

Resp sys; skin; eyes; mucal membranes (in animals: skin & lung cancer) Inh; abs; ing; con

Irrit eyes, skin, muc memb; pulm edema, pulm congestion, pneu; skin burns, nec; cough, wheez, blood-stained sputum; low-wgt; bronchial secretions; (carc)

DICHLOROETHYL ETHER     111-44-4

Resp sys; liver; eyes (in animals: liver tumors) Inh; abs; ing; con

Irrit nose, throat, resp sys; lac; cough; nau, vomit; in animals: pulm edema; liver damage; (carc)

 

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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