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Title Toxicology of solvents / edited by Maeve McParland and Nicola Bates
Published Shawbury, U.K. : Rapra Technology Ltd., [2002]
©2002
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 414 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Acetone -- 2. Benzene -- 3. Carbon disulphide -- 4. Carbon tetrachloride -- 5. Chloroform -- 6. Diacetone alcohol -- 7. Diisobutyl ketone -- 8. N, N-dimethylformamide (DMF) -- 9. Ethanol -- 10. Ethyl sec-amyl ketone -- 11. Glycol ethers and esters -- 12. Hexane/n-hexane -- 13. Isopropanol -- 14. Methanol -- 15. Methylene chloride -- 16. Methyl n-butyl ketone (MnBK) -- 17. Methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) -- 18. Methyl isobutyl ketone (MIBK) -- 19. N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP) -- 20. Tetrachloroethylene -- 21. Toluene -- 22. 1,1,1-Trichloroethane (1,1,1-TCE) -- 23. Trichloroethylene -- 24. White spirit -- 25. Xylenes
Summary Health and safety have become priority issues in industries across the world. Cases of neglect have cost companies dearly. This book reviews the evidence on the effects of exposure to common industrial solvents. Solvents have been the cause of occupational health problems for many years. Workers have been exposed through skin contact, by breathing in vapours, by splashes in the eye and, in extreme cases, by ingestion. This book examines the clinical consequences of exposure to different solvents, particularly in the workplace. The authors have examined material from key medical and toxicologic
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Chemistry, Organic -- Toxicology.
Solvents -- Toxicology.
Organic Chemicals -- adverse effects.
Organic Chemicals -- toxicity.
Solvents -- adverse effects.
Solvents -- toxicity.
Form Electronic book
Author Bates, Nicola.
McParland, Maeve.
ISBN 1859573398 (electronic bk.)
9781859573396 (electronic bk.)