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Sulphur Compounds, Organic: 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

n-BUTYLMERCAPTAN      109-79-5

eyes; skin; resp tract; CNS; thyroid

Inhalation: weakness, confusion, cough, dizziness, headache, nausea, vomiting, shortness of breath

Skin: redness, pain

Eyes: redness, pain

Ingestion: see inhalation

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

Irrit eyes, skin; musc weak, mal, sweat, nau, vomit, head, conf; in animals: narco, inco, weak; cyan, pulm irrit; liver, kidney damage

tert-BUTYLMERCAPTAN   75-66-1

eyes; skin; resp tract; CNS

skin

Inhalation: cough, dizziness, headache, nausea, vomiting

Skin: redness

Eyes: redness

CYCLOHEXYLMERCAPTAN     1569-69-3

eyes; skin; resp tract; CNS

skin

Inhalation: cough, dizziness, headache, nausea, unconsciousness, vomiting, weakness

Skin: redness

Eyes: redness

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

Irrit eyes, skin, resp sys; head, dizz, weak, nau, vomit, convuls; cough, wheez, laryngitis, dysp

DECYLMERCAPTAN        143-10-2

eyes; skin; resp tract; CNS

skin

Inhalation: confusion, dizziness, headache, nausea, unconsciousness, weakness

Skin: redness

Eyes: redness

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

Irrit eyes, skin, resp sys; conf, dizz, head, drow, nau, vomit, weak, convuls

DODECYLMERCAPTAN    112-55-0

eyes; skin; resp tract; CNS

skin

Inhalation: confusion, cough, dizziness, headache, nausea, shortness of breath, sore throat, unconsciousness, weakness

Skin: redness

Eyes: redness, pain

Ingestion: abdominal pain, dullness, headache, nausea, unconsciousness

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

Irrit eyes, skin, resp sys; cough; dysp, weak, conf, cyan; abdom pain, nau; skin sens

ETHYLMERCAPTAN         75-08-1

Inhalation: drowsiness, nausea, unconsciousness, weakness, tremors

Skin: redness

Eyes: redness, pain

Resp sys; liver; kidneys; eyes; blood Inh; con

Irrit muc memb; head, nau; in animals: inco, weak; liver, kidney damage; cyan; narco

HEXANETHIOL   2917-26-2

eyes; skin; resp tract; CNS

skin

Inhalation: dizziness, headache, nausea, sore throat, unconsciousness, weakness

Skin: redness

Eyes: redness

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

Irrit eys, skin, resp sys; head, dizz, weak, cyan, nau, convuls

METHYLMERCAPTAN      74-93-1

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs; CNS; blood; skin

Inhalation: cough, irritant, headache, nausea, shortness of breath, sore throat, unconsciousness

Skin: redness, irritant, pain, on contact with liquid: frostbite

Eyes: redness, irritant, pain

Resp sys; CNS; eyes; skin; blood Inh; con (liq)

Irrit eyes, skin, resp sys; narco; cyan; convuls; liq: frostbite

1-OCTADECANETHIOL     2885-00-9

Eyes; skin; resp sys; CNS; bloodInh; abs; ing; con

Irrit eyes, skin, resp sys; head; dizz; weak; cyan; nau; convuls

1-OCTANETHIOL 111-88-6

Eyes; skin; resp sys; blood; CNSInh; ing; con

Irrit eyes, skin, nose, throat; weak; cyan; incr respiration; nau; drow; head; vomit

PERCHLOROMETHYLMER¬≠CAPTAN            594-42-3

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

skin; lungs

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

Irrit eyes, skin, nose, throat; lac; cough, dysp, deep breath pain, coarse rales; vomit; pallor, tacar; acidosis; anuria; liver, kidney damage

PHENYLMERCAPTAN      108-98-5

eyes; skin; resp tract; CNS

skin

Inhalation: cough, headache, laboured breathing

Skin: redness, pain

Eyes: redness, pain

Ingestion: nausea, sore throat

Eyes; skin; resp sys; CNS; kidneys; liver; spleen Inh; abs; ing; con

Irrit eyes, skin, resp sys; derm; cyan; cough, wheez, dysp, pulm edema, pneuitis; head, dizz, CNS depres; nau, vomit; kidney, liver, spleen damage

PROPANETHIOL 107-03-9

Eyes; skin; resp sys; CNS; blood; liver; kidneysInh; ing; con

Irrit eyes, skin, nose, throat, resp sys; head, nau, dizz, cyan; in animals: liver, kidney damage

SODIUM DODECYLBENZENESULFONATE     25155-30-0

eyes; skin; resp tract

skin

Inhalation: cough, laboured breathing

Skin: redness

Eyes: redness, pain

Ingestion: diarrhoea, vomiting

THIOACETAMIDE            62-55-5

eyes; skin; resp tract

Inhalation: cough, laboured breathing, sore throat

Skin: redness

Eyes: redness, pain, blurred vision

Ingestion: burning sensation, sore throat

THIOACETIC ACID          507-09-5

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

kidneys

Inhalation: cough, laboured breathing, nausea, sore throat, symptoms may be delayed

Skin: burning sensation, pain

Eyes: redness, pain, severe deep burns

Ingestion: abdominal cramps, burning sensation

 

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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