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Halogenated Unsaturated Hydrocarbons: 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 OrgansRoutes Of Entry

US NIOSH Symptoms

ALLYL CHLORIDE     107-05-1

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

may effect liver; kidneys; PNS

Inhalation: cough, sore throat, headache, dizziness, abdominal cramps, burning sensation, vomiting, laboured breathing, unconsciousness

Skin: may be absorbed, redness, burning sensation, pain, deep bone ache several hours after contact

Eyes: redness, pain, blurred vision

Ingestion: abdominal pain, sensation, vomiting

Resp sys; skin; eyes; liver; kidneys Inh; abs; ing; con

Irrit eyes, skin, nose, muc memb; pulm edema; in animals: liver, kidney inj

HEXACHLOROBUTADIENE     87-68-3

eyes; skin; resp tract; kidneys; adrenal gland

Inhalation: dizziness, dullness, headache, coma, tremora

Skin: may be absorbed, redness

Eyes: redness, pain

Ingestion: nausea, vomiting

Eyes; skin; resp sys; kidneys (in animals: kidney tumors) Inh; abs; ing; con

In animals: irrit eyes, skin, resp sys; kidney damage; (carc)

TETRACHLOROETHYLENE     127-18-4

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs; CNS

skin; liver; kidneys

Inhalation: incoordination, exhilaration, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, nausea, weakness, unconsciousness

Skin: dry skin, redness, skin burns, blisters

Eyes: redness, pain

Ingestion: abdominal pain

Liver; kidneys; eyes; resp sys; CNS; skin (in animals: liver tumors) Inh; abs; ing; con

Irrit eyes, nose, throat; nau; flush face, neck; verti, dizz, inco; head, som; skin eryt; liver damage; (carc)

TRICHLOROETHYLENE     79-01-6

eyes; skin ; lungs; CNS

skin; liver; kidneys

Inhalation: dizziness, drowsiness, headache, weakness, unconsciousness

Skin: dry skin, redness

Eyes: redness, pain

Ingestion: abdominal pain

Resp sys; heart; liver; kidneys; CNS; skin; eyes (in animals: liver & kidney cancer) Inh; abs; ing; con

Irrit eyes, skin; head, vert; vis dist, ftg, gidd, tremor, som, nau, vomit; derm; card arrhy, pares; liver inj; (carc)

VINYL CHLORIDE     75-01-4

eyes ;skin; CNS

liver; blood vessels; connective tissue

Inhalation: dizziness, drowsiness, headache, unconsciousness

Skin: on contact with liquid: frostbite

Eyes: redness, pain

Liver; CNS; blood; resp sys; lymphatic sys (liver cancer) Inh; con (liq)

Weak; abdom pain, GI bleeding; enlarged liver; pallor or cyan of extremities; liq: frostbite; (carc)

VINYLIDENE CHLORIDE     75-35-4

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs; CNS

skin; liver; kidneys

Inhalation: dizziness, drowsiness, unconsciousness

Skin: redness, skin burns

Eyes: redness,pain

Ingestion: abdominal pain, sore throat

Eyes; skin; resp sys; CNS; liver; kidneys (in animals: liver & kidney tumors) Inh; abs; ing; con

Irrit eyes, skin, throat; dizz, head, nau; dysp; liver, kidney dysfunc; pneuitis; (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