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Hydrocarbons, Halogenated Aromatic: 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

BENZAL CHLORIDE         98-87-3

eyes; skin; resp tract;CNS

Inhalation: cough, laboured breathing, nausea, sore throat

Skin: redness, irritant pain, irritant

Eyes: redness, irritant pain

Ingestion: burning sensation, vomiting

BENZATHONIUM CHLORIDE     121-54-0

eyes; skin; resp tract

skin

Inhalation: cough, sore throat

Skin: redness

Eyes: redness, corneal damage

Ingestion: diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, collapse, convulsions, coma

BENZENE CHLORIDE      108-90-7

lungs

skin; CNS; blood; liver; kidneys; malformations in human babies

Inhalation: drowsiness, headache, nausea, unconsciousness

Skin: may be absorbed, dry skin, redness, roughness

Eyes: redness

Ingestion: abdominal pain

resp sys; eyes; skin; CNS; liver Inh; ing; con

Irrit eyes, skin, nose; drow, inco; CNS depres; in animals: liver, lung, kidney inj

BENZYL CHLORIDE         100-44-7

eyes; skin; resp tract; CNS

liver; kidneys; human reproduction

Inhalation: Burning sensation, cough, nausea, headache, shortness of breath, dizziness.

Skin: Redness, pain may be absorbed

Eyes: Redness, pain, blurred vision, corneal injury or permanent eye damage, severe deep burns.

Ingestion: Abdominal pain, diarrhoea, vomiting, burning sensation behind the breastbone.

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

Irrit eyes, skin, nose; weak; irrity; head; skin eruption, pulm edema

CHLORINATED CAMPHENE     8001-35-2

CNS

Skin: may be absorbed, redness

Eyes: redness

Ingestion: convulsions, dizziness, nausea, vomiting

Skin; CNS (in animals: liver cancer) Inh; abs; ing; con

Nau, conf, agitation, tremor, convuls, uncon; dry, red skin; (carc)

COUMARIN        91-64-5

blood

DDT      50-29-3

CNS; kidneys; liver; skin; eyes; PNS (in animals: liver, lung & lymphatic tumors) Inh; abs; ing; con

Irrit eyes, skin; pares tongue, lips, face; tremor; appre, dizz, conf, mal, head, ftg; convuls; paresis hands; vomit; (carc)

p-DICHLOROBENZENE    106-46-7

eyes; skin; resp tract; liver; kidneys

liver; kidneys; lungs; skin

Inhalation: burning sensation, cough, drowsiness, headache, nausea, shortness of breath, vomiting

Skin: redness

Eyes: pain

Ingestion: burning sensation, convulsions, diarrhoea

Liver; resp sys; eyes; kidneys; skin (in animals: liver & kidney cancer) Inh; abs; ing; con

Irrit eyes, swell periorb; profuse rhinitis; head, anor, nau, vomit; low-wgt, jaun, cirr; in animals: liver, kidney inj; (carc)

HEXACHLOROBENZENE  118-74-1

liver; skin; CNS

Skin: may be absorbed

PENTACHLOROBENZENE     608-93-5

CNS

kidneys; liver; reproduction system

Inhalation: see ingestion

Ingestion: vomiting, weakness, tremor

PENTACHLORONAPHTHALENE     1321-64-8

eyes; skin; resp tract

skin; liver

Inhalation: sore throat

Skin: redness

Eyes: redness, pain

Liver; skin; CNS Inh; abs; ing; con

Head, ftg, verti, anor; pruritus, acne-form skin eruptions; jaun, liver nec

POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYL (AROCLOR 1254)     11097-69-1

eyes

skin; liver

Skin: may be absorbed, dry skin, redness, chloracne

Eyes: redness, pain

Ingestion: headache, numbness, fever

Skin; eyes; liver; repro sys (in animals: tumors of the pituitary gland & liver, leukemia) Inh; abs; ing; con

Irrit eyes; chloracne; liver damage; repro effects; (carc)

TEREPHTHALOYL CHLORIDE     100-20-9

eyes; skin; resp tract

Inhalation: cough, nausea

Skin: redness

Eyes: redness, pain

Ingestion: burning sensation, cough, vomiting

1,2,4,5-TETRACHLOROBENZENE 95-94-3

skin; resp tract

Inhalation: burning sensation,cough shortness of breath

Ingestion: dizziness, nausea, unconsciousness, vomiting, weakness

1,2,4-TRICHLOROBENZENE     120-82-1

eyes; skin; resp tract

skin

Inhalation: cough, sore throat

Skin: Redness, roughness

Eyes: redness, pain

Ingestion: vomiting

Eyes; skin; repro sys; liver; resp sys Inh; abs; ing; con

Irrit eyes, skin, muc memb; in animals: liver, kidney damage; possible terato effects

1,3,5-TRICHLOROBENZENE     108-70-3

skin; resp tract; lungs

skin; liver;kidneys

Inhalation: cough, dullness, shortness of breath, sore throat

Skin: may be absorbed, redness, pain, defats the skin

Eyes: redness, pain

Ingestion: abdominal pain, nausea, sore throat

TRICHLOROMETHYLBENZENE     98-07-7

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

Inhalation: cough, dullness, shortness of breath, sore throat, unconsciousness, symptoms of delayed effects

Skin: redness, pain

Eyes: redness, pain, blurred vision, loss of vision

TRICHLORONAPHTHALENE     1321-65-9

eyes; skin

skin; liver

Skin: may be absorbed, redness

Eyes: redness, pain

Ingestion: nausea, vomiting

Skin; liver Inh; abs; ing; con

Anor, nau; verti; jaun, liver inj

 

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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