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Sulphur Compounds, 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

AMMONIUM SULPHAMATE     7773-06-0

Resp sys; eyes Inh; con

Irrit eyes, nose, throat; cough, dysp

CARBON DISULPHIDE     75-15-0

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs; CNS

Inhalation: confusion, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, nausea, shortness of breath, vomiting, weakness, irritability, hallucination

Skin: may be absorbed, dry skin, redness

Eyes: redness, pain

CNS; PNS; CVS; eyes; kidneys; liver; skin; repro sys Inh; abs; ing; con

Dizz, head, poor sleep, ftg, ner, anor, low-wtg; psychosis; polyneur; Parkinson-like syndrome; ocular changes; coronary heart disease; gastritis; kidney, liver inj; eye, skin burns; derm; repro effects

HYDROGEN SULPHIDE     7783-06-4

Resp sys; eyes; CNS Inh; con

Irrit eyes, resp sys; apnea, coma, convuls; conj, eye pain, lac, photo, corn vesic; dizz, head, ftg, irrity, insom; GI dist

POTASSIUM SULPHIDE     1312-73-8

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

Inhalation: cough, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, nausea, shortness of breath, sore throat, weakness, symptoms may have delayed effects

Skin: redness, skin burns, pain

Eyes: redness, pain, severe deep burns

SULPHUR DIOXIDE     7446-09-5

eyes; resp tract; lungs; skin

lungs

Inhalation: irritation of respiratory tract, cough, choking, sneezing

Skin: on contact with liquid: frostbite

Eyes: irritation burns

Resp sys; skin; eyes Inh; con

Irrit eyes, nose, throat; rhin; choking, cough; reflex bronchoconstriction; liq: frostbite

SULPHUR          7704-34-9

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

skin; resp tract

Ingestion: Inhalation: burning sensation, cough, sore throat

Skin: redness

Eyes: redness, pain, blurred visionburning sensation, diarrhoea

 

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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