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Title
Author WHO
Year
2014 Order Number    11600242 ISBN-13
 9789241572422
Price
CHF 80,00  / US$ 96,00 Developing countries    CHF 56,00
English
This Environmental Health Criteria (EHC) series publication addresses dermal exposure to chemicals. It describes sources and pathways of dermal exposure, models and tools to estimate dermal exposure and methods for dermal exposure prevention and reduction Furthermore, the EHC introduces skin diseases associated with dermal exposure. .../...
Title
Year
2010 Order Number    13400105 ISBN-13
 9789289002134
Price
CHF 70,00  / US$ 84,00 Developing countries    CHF 49,00
English
This book presents WHO guidelines for the protection of public health from a number of chemicals commonly present in indoor air. .../...
Title
Year
2010 Order Number    13800067 ISBN-13
 9789241530675
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This Concise International Chemical Assessment Document (CICAD) is a compendium of evaluations of the scientific literature on the health and environmental effects of three glycol ethers:- 2-methoxyethanol, 2-ethoxyethanol, 2-propoxyethanol and 2-butoxyethanol. These 2-alkoxyethanols are used in various industrial and workplace processes such as solvents and coatings. .../...
Title
Year
2009 Order Number    13800072 ISBN-13
 9789241530729
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Iodine is a naturally occurring element and inorganic iodines found in the ocean accumulate in fish, shellfish and seaweed. Industrially iodine is used in many applications including the manufacture of inks, dyes, photographic agents and in water-purification. In the health-care industry, iodine is widely used as a disinfectant/biocide and in the production of soaps, bandages, and medicines. .../...
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    13800071 ISBN-13
 9789241530712
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CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Resorcinol is a white crystalline compound used largely in the rubber industry and in wood bonding applications and is an important source of chemical intermediate in the manufacture of speciality chemicals. Other uses of the chemical include the manufacture of dyestuffs, pharmaceuticals, flame retardants, agricultural chemicals, fungicidal creams and lotions, and hair dye formulations. .../...
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    13800073 ISBN-13
 9789241530736
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Organotins are a group of compounds which have a variety of properties and uses. The focus of this Concise International Chemical Assessment Document (CICAD) is on those mono-and disubstituted organotins mainly used as stabilizers in PVC, as catalysts for the production of electrodeposited coatings, in silicone rubbers, and in powder and glass coatings. .../...
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    13800069 ISBN-13
 9789241530699
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CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Cobalt is a naturally occurring element with a number of radioactive isotopes. It is a silvery grey solid at room temperatures. Sources of exposure are both natural and anthropogenic with the largest source of exposure to the general population is through the food supply. .../...
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    13800068 ISBN-13
 9789241530682
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CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
Tetrachloroethene is used mainly in the dry cleaning of textiles, as a chemical intermediate and in metal degreasing. This report evaluates the available scientific literature on the health and environmental effects of tetrachloroethene based on selected national and regional evaluations. .../...
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    13800070 ISBN-13
 9789241530705
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CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Heptachlor is a chlorinated dicyclopentadiene insecticide which is persistent in the environment and accumulates in the food chain. Its use is severely restricted under the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants and it is also subject to global restriction under the Rotterdam Convention on Prior Informed Consent . .../...
Title
Year
2005 Order Number    13800064 ISBN-13
 9789241530644
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This report examines the health effects of exposure to n-butyl, isobutyl, sec-butyl, and tert-butyl acetates The best studies available indicate that the acute toxicity of n-butyl acetate by inhalation, oral and dermal routes is low. Limited available data on the other isomers also indicate low toxicity.
Title
Year
2005 Order Number    13800065 ISBN-13
 9789241530651
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This report examines the health effects of exposure to tin and inorganic tin compounds. Results of studies show that inorganic tin compounds have low toxicity in both aquatic and terrestrial organisms and concentrations showing toxicity to organisms are generally several orders of magnitude higher than those found in the environment.
Title
Year
2005 Order Number    13800066 ISBN-13
 9789241530668
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This report deals with 2,4,6-tribromophenol (2,4,6-TBP) and other simple brominated phenols with a single benzene ring. However, information on toxicity, ecotoxicity, and environmental fate on bromophenols other than 2,4,6-TBP is very limited. .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    13800062 ISBN-13
 9789241530620
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This book deals with the risks to human health of coal tar creosote. Wood creosote is a different product that is used mainly in pharmaceutical preparations and is not treated in this volume. Coal tar creosote is a brownish-black/yellowish-dark green oily liquid with a characteristic odour that is obtained by the fractional distillation of crude coal tars. .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    13800063 ISBN-13
 9789241530637
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This CICAD deals with the environmental aspects of manganese and its compounds. Manganese (Mn) is a naturally occurring element that is found in rock, soil, and water. It is ubiquitous in the environment and comprises about 0.1% of the Earth's crust. .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    13800057 ISBN-13
 9789241530576
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CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries    CHF 14,70
English
This book evaluates the risk to human health and the environment posed by exposures to glyoxal. Glyoxal is used as a chemical intermediate in the production of pharmaceuticals and dyestuffs, as a cross-linking agent in the production of a range of different polymers, as a biocide, and as a disinfecting agent. .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    13800058 ISBN-13
 9789241530583
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Chloroform is a clear, colourless, volatile liquid with a pleasant etheric odour. It is mainly used in the production of chlorodifluoromethane (HCFC-22), which is used (in decreasing quantities) as a refrigerant and (increasingly) as a fluoropolymer feedstock. .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    13800059 ISBN-13
 9789241530590
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Asphalt, more commonly referred to as bitumen in Europe, is a dark brown to black, cement-like semisolid or solid or viscous liquid produced by the non-destructive distillation of crude oil during petroleum refining. The major types of asphalt products are paving asphalts and roofing asphalts. .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    13800061 ISBN-13
 9789241530613
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This book evaluates the risks that cyanides present to human health. Although many chemical forms of cyanide are used in industrial applications or are present in the environment, the primary toxic agent, regardless of their origin, is the cyanide anion (CN ). Cyanides are characterized by their high acute toxicity by all routes of administration. .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    13800060 ISBN-13
 9789241530606
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Chlorobenzenes are a group of cyclic aromatic compounds in which one or more hydrogen atoms of the benzene ring have been replaced by a chlorine atom. They are used mainly as intermediates in the synthesis of pesticides and other chemicals; 1,4-DCB is used in space deodorants and as a moth repellent. .../...
Title
Year
2003 Order Number    13800048 ISBN-13
 9789241530484
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CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries    CHF 14,70
English
Chloroanilines have 3 isomers: chlorinated at the 2, 3, and 4 (ortho, meta, and para) positions. Their use patterns are the same and they all show the same pattern of toxicity in rats and mice (e.g. haematotoxicity). Therefore, this CICAD focuses on the risk assessment of 4-chloroaniline as the most toxic of the chlorinated anilines. .../...
Title
Year
2003 Order Number    13800049 ISBN-13
 9789241530491
Price
CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries    CHF 14,70
English
This book is a concise risk assessment document on Thiourea. Thiourea is a white crystalline solid and has a wide range of uses, including production of textiles and production of pharmaceuticals and pesticides. Although thiourea has been shown to be a carcinogen in rats, the weight of evidence suggests that rodents are more sensitive than humans to thyroid tumour.
Title
Year
2003 Order Number    13800051 ISBN-13
 9789241530514
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CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries    CHF 14,70
English
This book is on the risk assessment of . 1, 1-dichloroethene (vinylidene chloride). 1, 1-dichloroethene is volatile colourless liquid, with characteristic odour. It is produced commercially and does not occur naturally. It is used as an intermediate in the production of some polymers which are used in a variety of consumer products, including food packaging, textiles, and outdoor furniture.
Title
Year
2003 Order Number    13800052 ISBN-13
 9789241530521
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CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries    CHF 14,70
English
This book is on the risk assessment of diethyl phthalate. Diethyl phthalate is a colourless liquid with a slight aromatic odour and low volatility. It is used as a plasticizer in a wide variety of consumer products, including plastic packaging films, cosmetic formulations, and toiletries, as well as medical treatment tubing. .../...
Title
Year
2003 Order Number    13800054 ISBN-13
 9789241530545
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CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries    CHF 14,70
English
Ethylene oxide is a colourless, highly reactive gas at room temperature and pressure. Almost all of ethylene oxide produced is used in the manufacture of ethylene glycol, but some amount is used as a sterilant for health care materials and other heat-sensitive products. Ethylene oxide is an alkylating agent and forms protein and DNA adducts. .../...
Title
Year
2003 Order Number    13800055 ISBN-13
 9789241530552
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CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries    CHF 14,70
English
This book evaluates the effects of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) on human health. PCBs are synthetic chlorinated hydrocarbon compounds that have been produced and used in plasticizers, surface coatings, inks, dielectric fluids and so on. .../...
Title
Year
2003 Order Number    13800056 ISBN-13
 9789241530569
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CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries    CHF 14,70
English
1, 2, 3-trichloropropane is a chlorinated alkane, which is used as an intermediate in the synthesis of other chemicals (e.g. pesticides) and as a crosslinking agent in the production of polymers. It is known that 1, 2, 3-trichloropropane is carcinogenic in rats and mice, inducing a wide range of tumours in both sexes. .../...
Title
Year
2003 Order Number    13800044 ISBN-13
 9789241530446
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CHF 13,00  / US$ 15,60 Developing countries    CHF 9,10
English
This book evaluates the effects of silver and silver comounds to the environment, including their uptake and accumulation in plants. Silver is a rare but naturally occurring metal, often found deposited as a mineral ore in association with other elements. .../...
Title
Year
2003 Order Number    13800045 ISBN-13
 9789241530453
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CHF 13,00  / US$ 15,60 Developing countries    CHF 9,10
English
This book evaluates the risk to human health of ethylene glycol. Ethylene glycol is a colourless, odourless, sweet-tasting, relatively non-volatile liquid. It is used in the manufacture of poly-ethylene terephthalate, in natural gas processing, and as an antifreeze agent. .../...
Title
Year
2003 Order Number    13800046 ISBN-13
 9789241530460
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CHF 13,00  / US$ 15,60 Developing countries    CHF 9,10
English
Carbon disulfide is a clear, colourless or faintly yellow, mobile liquid at room temperature but it is highly volatile and highly flammable. It is produced artificially but it is also released into the environment from a wide variety of natural sources like soil bacteria and plants. .../...
Title
Year
2003 Order Number    13800047 ISBN-13
 9789241530477
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CHF 13,00  / US$ 15,60 Developing countries    CHF 9,10
English
This book evaluates the effects of arsine to human health. The information presented focuses on effects associated with short-term exposure to arsine. Arsine is a colourless, non-irritating gas with a mild, garlic-like odour. Arsine is extensively used in the semiconductor. The acute toxicity of arsine in different species, including humans, is high. .../...
Title
Year
2002 Order Number    13800043 ISBN-13
 9789241530439
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CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries    CHF 14,70
English
This book evaluates the risk to human health and the environment posed by exposures to Acrolein. Acrolein is a clear, colourless liquid with an intensively acrid odour. It is released to the atmosphere as a product of fermentation and ripening processes. It is also emitted by forest fires as a product of incomplete combustion. .../...
Title
Year
2002 Order Number    13800037 ISBN-13
 9789241530378
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CHF 13,00  / US$ 15,60 Developing countries    CHF 9,10
English
Chlorine dioxide (ClO2) exists as a greenish yellow to orange gas at room temperature. It is used in the paper and pulp bleaching industries, as a sterilizing agent in hospitals, as a biocide in water treatment, and as an improving agent in flour. .../...
Title
Year
2002 Order Number    13800038 ISBN-13
 9789241530385
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CHF 13,00  / US$ 15,60 Developing countries    CHF 9,10
English
N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) is the simplest dialkylnitrosamine, with a molecular formula of C2H6N2O and a relative molecular mass of 74.08. It is no longer used industrially or commercially in Canada or the USA but continues to be released as a by-product and contaminant from various industries and from municipal wastewater treatment plants. .../...
Title
Year
2002 Order Number    13800039 ISBN-13
 9789241530392
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CHF 13,00  / US$ 15,60 Developing countries    CHF 9,10
English
This book evaluates the risk to human health and the environment posed by exposures to acrylonitrile. Acrylonitrile is a volatile, flammable, water-soluble liquid at room temperature. The large majority of acrylonitrile in Canada is used as a feedstock or chemical aid in the production of nitrilebutadiene rubber and in acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene and styrene-acrylonitrile polymers. .../...
Title
Year
2002 Order Number    13800040 ISBN-13
 9789241530408
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CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries    CHF 14,70
English
This book evaluates the risks to human health and the environment of formaldehyde. Formaldehyde is a colourless highly reactive gas with a pungent, irritating odour at room temperature. Sensory irritation of the eyes and respiratory tract by formaldehyde has been observed consistently in clinical studies and epidemiological surveys in occupational and residential environments. .../...
Title
Year
2002 Order Number    13800041 ISBN-13
 9789241530415
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CHF 13,00  / US$ 15,60 Developing countries    CHF 9,10
English
Diethylene glycol dimethyl ether (in the following called diglyme) is a colourless liquid with a slight, pleasant odour. Due to its dipolar aprotic properties, diglyme is used mainly as a solvent (semiconductor industry, chemical synthesis, lacquers), as an inert reaction medium in chemical synthesis, and as a separating agent in distillations. .../...
Title
Year
2002 Order Number    13800042 ISBN-13
 9789241530422
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CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries    CHF 14,70
English
Bromoethane is a colourless liquid with a vapour heavier than air. It reacts vigorously with oxidizing agents including air and strong alkalis and it is normally used in sealed vessels. Its main use is an ethylating agent in chemical synthesis. This book evaluates the risk to human health and the environment posed by exposures to bromoethane. .../...
Title
Year
2001 Order Number    13800033 ISBN-13
 9789241530330
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CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries    CHF 14,70
English
This book is an update of the WHO environmental Health criteria monograph on barium (IPCS 1990) , which evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposures to barium. Barite, the mineral from which barium sulfate is produced, is used as a constituent in drillling muds in the oil industry. .../...
Title
Year
2001 Order Number    13800034 ISBN-13
 9789241530347
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CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries    CHF 14,70
English
This book evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposures to chlorinated naphthalenes. They are a group of com-pounds based on the naphthalene ring system, but where one or more hydrogen atoms have been replaced by chlorine. There are 75 possible congeners of chlorinated naphthalenes. .../...
Title
Year
2001 Order Number    13800035 ISBN-13
 9789241530354
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CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries    CHF 14,70
English
This book evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposures to N-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP). NMP is a water-miscible organic solvent and is used in the petrochemical industry, in the microelectronics fabrication industry, and in the manufacture of various compounds, including cosmetics, drugs, insecticides. .../...
Title
Year
2001 Order Number    13800036 ISBN-13
 9789241530361
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CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries    CHF 14,70
English
This book evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposures to methyl cyanoacrylate and ethyl cyanoacrylate. Both substances are clear, colourless liquieds that react readily with water to form solid polymers. The main applications for cyanocacrylates are as adhesives domestically and in a wide range of industrial environments. .../...
Title
Year
2001 Order Number    13800032 ISBN-13
 9789241530323
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CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries    CHF 14,70
English
In this volume are assessed the risks to human health and the environment of Beryllium, found in the earth's crust at an average concentration of approximately 2.8-5.0 mg/kg. Beryllium-containing minerals are processed to beryllium metal, beryllium alloys, and beryllium oxide for use in aerospace, weapons, nuclear and electronics industries. .../...
Title
Year
2001 Order Number    13800029 ISBN-13
 9789241530293
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CHF 17,00  / US$ 20,40 Developing countries    CHF 11,90
English
In this volume are assessed the risks to human health and the environment of Vanadium, a soft silvery-grey metal that can exist in a number of different oxidation states. The most common commercial form is vanadium pentoxide, and this exists in the pentavalent state as a yellow-red or green crystalline powder. .../...
Title
Year
2001 Order Number    13800030 ISBN-13
 9789241530309
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CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries    CHF 14,70
English
1,3-Butadiene is a product of incomplete combustion resulting from natural processes and human activity. It is also an industrial chemical used primarily in the production of polymers. It enters the environment from exhaust emissions from gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles, from non-transportation fuel combustion, from biomass combustion, and from industrial on-site uses. .../...
Title
Year
2001 Order Number    13800031 ISBN-13
 9789241530316
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CHF 17,00  / US$ 20,40 Developing countries    CHF 11,90
English
This substance was assessed for potential effects of indirect exposure in the general environment on human health as well as environmental effects. Occupational exposure was not addressed. N,N-Dimethylformamide is an organic solvent produced in large quantities throughout the world. It is used in the chemical industry as a solvent, an intermediate, and an additive. .../...
Title
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2001 Order Number    13800027 ISBN-13
 9789241530279
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CHF 16,00  / US$ 19,20 Developing countries    CHF 11,20
English
A concise assessment of the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to diphenylmethane diisocyanate (MDI), a product used in industrial settings in the production of polyurethane elastomers (rollers, packing, rubber vibration insulators, synthetic leather, etc.), spandex fibres, and rubber shoe soles. .../...
Title
Year
2001 Order Number    13800028 ISBN-13
 9789241530286
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English
A concise assessment of the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to Methyl chloride, a colourless gas released mainly to air during its production and use, and by incineration of municipal and industrial wastes and which contributes to ozone depletion.
Title
Year
2000 Order Number    13800023 ISBN-13
 9789241530231
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CHF 16,00  / US$ 19,20 Developing countries    CHF 11,20
English
A concise assessment of the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to 2,2-dichloro-1,1,1-trifluoroethane (HCFC-123), a volatile liquid used as a refrigerant in commercial and industrial air-conditioning installations, in gaseous fire extinguishers, as a foam-blowing agent, and in metal and electronics cleaning. .../...
Title
Year
2000 Order Number    13800024 ISBN-13
 9789241530248
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CHF 17,00  / US$ 20,40 Developing countries    CHF 11,90
English
A concise assessment of the adverse effects on human health caused by exposure to quartz, the most common form of crystalline silica. Quartz is a frequently occurring solid component of most natural mineral dusts. .../...
Title
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2000 Order Number    13800025 ISBN-13
 9789241530255
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English
A concise assessment of the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to chloral hydrate, a chemical used in human and veterinary medicine as a sedative and hypnotic drug. Chloral hydrate and its metabolites are also formed as by-products when water is disinfected with chlorine. .../...
Title
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2000 Order Number    13800020 ISBN-13
 9789241530200
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English
A concise assessment of the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to 2- and 4-nitrophenol. These isomers are used as intermediates in the synthesis of a number of organophosphorus pesticides and some medical products. .../...
Title
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2000 Order Number    13800021 ISBN-13
 9789241530217
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CHF 13,00  / US$ 15,60 Developing countries    CHF 9,10
English
A concise assessment of the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to 2-furaldehyde. The chemical is produced commercially for industrial use in the production of resins, abrasive wheels, and refractories, refining of lubrication oils, and solvent recovery. .../...
Title
Year
2000 Order Number    13800019 ISBN-13
 9789241530194
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A concise assessment of the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to phenylhydrazine, a compound used worldwide as a chemical intermediate in the pharmaceutical, agrochemical, and chemical industries. Phenylhydrazine is released predominantly to water, where it is readily degraded. .../...
Title
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1999 Order Number    13800017 ISBN-13
 9789241530170
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English
A concise assessment of the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP). This chemical is mainly used as a plasticizer in polyvinyl chloride for vinyl floor tiles, vinyl foams, and carpet backing. Smaller quantities are used in the production of cellulose plastics and polyurethane. .../...
Title
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1999 Order Number    13800018 ISBN-13
 9789241530187
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A concise assessment of the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to cumene. This natural constituent of crude oil is used as a petrochemical in the manufacture of several chemicals, including phenol and acetone. Sources of human exposure include industrial emissions, emissions at petrol stations and from motor vehicles, accidental releases, and cigarette smoke. .../...
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Year
1999 Order Number    13800013 ISBN-13
 9789241530132
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A concise assessment of the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to triphenyltin compounds. These compounds, which are highly toxic to various species at extremely low concentrations, are used as fungicides to protect potatoes, sugar beets, hops, and celery, and to protect rice against fungal disease, algae, and molluscs. .../...
Title
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1999 Order Number    13800014 ISBN-13
 9789241530149
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English
A concise assessment of the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to tributyltin oxide. This compound is an effective biocidal preservative for wood, cotton textiles, paper, and paints and stains for residential homes. Tributyltin oxide has also been added as an antifouling agent in numerous formulations of marine paints, from which it is slowly released to seawater. .../...
Title
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1999 Order Number    13800015 ISBN-13
 9789241530156
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English
A concise assessment of the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to 1,2-diaminoethane. Commonly known as ethylenediamine (EDA), this compound is used as an intermediate in the manufacture of tetraacetyl ethylenediamine, ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA), organic flocculants, urea resins, and fatty bisamides. .../...
Title
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1999 Order Number    13800016 ISBN-13
 9789241530163
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A concise assessment of the risks to human health posed by exposure to azodicarbonamide, a chemical mainly used as a blowing agent in the rubber and plastics industries. The compound is used in the expansion of a wide range of polymers, including polyvinyl chloride, polyolefins, and natural and synthetic rubbers. .../...
Title
Year
1999 Order Number    13800006 ISBN-13
 9789241530064
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A concise assessment of the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to biphenyl. .../...
Title
Year
1998 Order Number    13800010 ISBN-13
 9789241530101
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English
Summary unavailable.
Title
Year
1998 Order Number    13800011 ISBN-13
 9789241530118
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CHF 13,00  / US$ 15,60 Developing countries    CHF 9,10
English
A concise assessment of the risks to human health posed by exposure to 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoro-ethane, a gaseous fluorocarbon used primarily as a refrigerant for "high-temperature" refrigerators, including domestic refrigerators and automobile air conditioners. Concerning environmental behaviour, the report cites evidence that 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane partitions almost exclusively to the atmosphere. .../...
Title
Year
1998 Order Number    13800008 ISBN-13
 9789241530088
Price
CHF 13,00  / US$ 15,60 Developing countries    CHF 9,10
English
A concise assessment of the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to triglycidyl isocyanurate, a synthetic white powder or granule used mainly as a three-dimensional cross-linking or curing agent in polyester powder coatings and paints. The chemical is also used in solder "mask" inks in the printed circuit board industry.
Title
Year
1998 Order Number    13800009 ISBN-13
 9789241530095
Price
CHF 13,00  / US$ 15,60 Developing countries    CHF 9,10
English
A concise assessment of the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to N-phenyl-1-naphthylamine, a lipophilic crystalline solid that is used as an antioxidant in various lubrication oils and as a protective agent and antioxidant in rubber and rubber mixtures for various products, including tyres. .../...
Title
Year
1998 Order Number    13800001 ISBN-13
 9789241530019
Price
CHF 13,00  / US$ 15,60 Developing countries    CHF 9,10
English
A concise assessment of the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to 1,2-dichloroethane, an industrial chemical mainly used in the synthesis of vinyl chloride. The compound is also used in the manufacture of various chlorinated solvents, as a fumigant, and in the manufacture of anti-knock additives for gasoline. .../...
Title
Year
1998 Order Number    13800003 ISBN-13
 9789241530033
Price
CHF 13,00  / US$ 15,60 Developing countries    CHF 9,10
English
A concise assessment of the risks to human health posed by exposure to 1,1,2,2,-tetrachloroethane, a chemical used primarily as an intermediate in the synthesis of other chlorinated hydrocarbons. The document is part of a new series of brief reports aimed at the characterization of hazards and dose-response for exposures to selected industrial chemicals. .../...
Title
Year
1998 Order Number    13800004 ISBN-13
 9789241530040
Price
CHF 16,00  / US$ 19,20 Developing countries    CHF 11,20
English
A concise assessment of the risks to human health posed by exposure to methyl methacrylate, a synthetic chemical used primarily in the production of cast acrylic sheet, acrylic emulsions, moulding and extrusion resins, and several consumer and medical products, including dental prostheses, surgical bone cements, and orthotic shoe inserts. .../...
Title
Year
1998 Order Number    13800007 ISBN-13
 9789241530071
Price
CHF 13,00  / US$ 15,60 Developing countries    CHF 9,10
English
A concise assessment of the risks to human health posed by exposure to ortho -toluidine, a chemical used in the manufacture of dyestuffs and, to a lesser extent, in the production of rubber, chemicals, and pesticides, and as a curing agent for epoxy resin systems. .../...
Title
Year
1993 Order Number    11600145 ISBN-13
 9789241571456
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries    CHF 45,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by methyl parathion, a highly toxic organophosphorus ester insecticide. Introduced as a commercial chemical in 1949, methyl parathion is used as a contact insecticide and acaricide for the protection of cotton, soybeans, cereals, tobacco, peanuts, vegetables, citrus fruits, and other crops. .../...
Title
Year
1993 Order Number    11600146 ISBN-13
 9789241571463
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 50,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by 1,3-dichloropropene, 1,2-dichloropropane and mixtures of these chemicals. .../...
Title
Year
1992 Order Number    11600130 ISBN-13
 9789241571302
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries    CHF 45,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by endrin, an organochlo-rine insecticide used since the 1950s to protect cotton, rice, sugar cane, maize, and other crops against a wide range of agricultural pests. Because of its high toxicity and persistence in the environment, endrin has been banned in many countries and severely restricted in others. .../...
Title
Year
1992 Order Number    11600123 ISBN-13
 9789241571234
Price
CHF 29,00  / US$ 34,80 Developing countries    CHF 29,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to alpha- and beta-hexachlorocyclohexanes (HCH). These two isomers are by-products in the manufacturing of lindane, and may be present in this pesticide as impurities. Alpha- and beta-HCH are also present in technical-grade HCH, which is used in agriculture and wood protection. .../...
Title
Year
1992 Order Number    11600127 ISBN-13
 9789241571272
Price
CHF 24,00  / US$ 28,80 Developing countries    CHF 24,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to acrolein, a chemical produced in large quantities and used as an intermediate in the synthesis of several chemicals, most notably acrylic acid and its esters and DL-methionine, an essential amino acid used as a feed supplement for poultry and cattle. .../...
Title
Year
1992 Order Number    11600129 ISBN-13
 9789241571296
Price
CHF 16,00  / US$ 19,20 Developing countries    CHF 16,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to isobenzan. This cyclodiene insecticide was manufactured in the Netherlands from 1958 to 1965 and used from existing stocks for several years thereafter. .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    11600126 ISBN-13
 9789241571265
Price
CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by two partially halogenated chlorofluorocarbons: dichlorofluoromethane (HCFC 21) and chlorodifluoromethane (HCFC 22). .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    11600124 ISBN-13
 9789241571241
Price
CHF 37,00  / US$ 44,40 Developing countries    CHF 37,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by lindane, an isomer of hexachlorocyclohexane used, for more than four decades, as a broad-spectrum insecticide. .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    11600125 ISBN-13
 9789241571258
Price
CHF 29,00  / US$ 34,80 Developing countries    CHF 29,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by the mining, refining, industrial use, and recycling of platinum and selected platinum compounds. .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    11600121 ISBN-13
 9789241571210
Price
CHF 26,00  / US$ 31,20 Developing countries    CHF 26,00
English
Evaluates risks to human health and the environment posed by aldicarb, a carbamate insecticide applied, exclusively in granular form and below the soil surface, to control certain insects, mites, and nematodes. Aldicarb has been approved for use on a wide range of crops; ingestion of contaminated food is the main route of exposure for the general population. .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    11600108 ISBN-13
 9789241571081
Price
CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries    CHF 60,00
English
Evaluates close to 900 studies in an effort to determine the role of various nickel compounds as environmental hazards and causes of human diseases, including cancer. A special effort is made to determine the specific exposure levels for nickel and nickel compounds that pose a threat to the environment, the general public, and workers exposed to nickel-containing dusts and fumes. .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    11600128 ISBN-13
 9789241571289
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries    CHF 45,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to monochlorobenzene, dichlorobenzenes, trichlorobenzenes, tetrachlorobenzenes, and pentachlorobenzene. These chemicals are produced in huge quantities for use as intermediates in the synthesis of pesticides and in the production of a wide range of consumer and commercial products. .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    11600114 ISBN-13
 9789241571142
Price
CHF 24,00  / US$ 28,80 Developing countries    CHF 24,00
English
Evaluates risks to human health and the environment posed by the production and use of dimethylformamide, an organic solvent produced in large quantities throughout the world. Dimethylformamide is widely used in the chemical industry as a solvent, an intermediate, and an additive, with the largest quantities used in the production of acrylic fibres and polyurethanes. .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    11600118 ISBN-13
 9789241571180
Price
CHF 32,00  / US$ 38,40 Developing countries    CHF 32,00
English
Assesses the risk to human health posed by the use of inorganic mercury in dental amalgam and in soaps and creams used to lighten the skin. .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    11600111 ISBN-13
 9789241571111
Price
CHF 19,00  / US$ 22,80 Developing countries    CHF 19,00
English
Evaluates risks to human health and the environment posed by the production and use of triphenyl phosphate, a compound widely used as a flame retardant in phenolic and phenylene-oxide-based resins for the manufacture of electrical and automobile components. .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    11600120 ISBN-13
 9789241571203
Price
CHF 24,00  / US$ 28,80 Developing countries    CHF 24,00
English
Evaluates risks to human health and the environment posed by the production, use, and disposal of hexachlorocyclopentadiene (HEX). HEX is a chemical used in the production of several pesticides, including heptachlor, chlordane, aldrin, dieldrin, endrin, mirex, pentac, and endosulfan. The compound is also used as an intermediate in the manufacturing of flame retardants and dyes. .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    11600122 ISBN-13
 9789241571227
Price
CHF 32,00  / US$ 38,40 Developing countries    CHF 32,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by n -hexane, a chemical isolated from natural gas and crude oil and used in food processing to extract vegetable oil from beans, nuts, and seeds. n -Hexane is also used as a solvent, a cleaning agent, in the rubber industry, and in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600106 ISBN-13
 9789241571067
Price
CHF 37,00  / US$ 44,40 Developing countries    CHF 37,00
English
Evaluates risks to human health and the environment posed by the use of beryllium, a brittle metal having major applications in the electronics and micro-electronics industries, in nuclear energy, and in the production of military devices, including satellites, missiles, atomic bombs, and other weapons. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600110 ISBN-13
 9789241571104
Price
CHF 24,00  / US$ 28,80 Developing countries    CHF 24,00
English
Evaluates risks to human health and the environment posed by the production and use of tricresyl phosphate. Tricresyl phosphate is used in industry as a plasticizer in vinyl plastic manufacture, as a flame-retardant, as a solvent for nitrocellulose, in cellulosic molding compositions, and in the manufacture of fire-resistant hydraulic fluids and lubricants. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600112 ISBN-13
 9789241571128
Price
CHF 19,00  / US$ 22,80 Developing countries    CHF 19,00
English
Evaluates risks to human health and the environment posed by the production and us e of tri- n -butyl phosph a te. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600117 ISBN-13
 9789241571173
Price
CHF 19,00  / US$ 22,80 Developing countries    CHF 19,00
English
Evaluates risks to human health and the environment posed by the widespread production and use of methyl isobutyl ketone as a solvent, with major applications in the production of lacquers and paint solvents, including car and industrial spray paints. Methyl isobutyl ketone also occurs naturally in food, is a permitted flavouring agent, and is used in food contact packaging materials. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600105 ISBN-13
 9789241571050
Price
CHF 46,00  / US$ 55,20 Developing countries    CHF 46,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health posed by the consumption of food contaminated with ochratoxins, trichothecenes, or ergot. Health effects possibly linked to these mycotoxins range from gastrointestinal disturbances and throat irritation to gangrene, nephropathy, and tumours of the renal pelvis and ureters. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600115 ISBN-13
 9789241571159
Price
CHF 24,00  / US$ 28,80 Developing countries    CHF 24,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to 2-meth-oxyethanol, 2-ethoxyethanol, and their two acetates: 2-methoxyethyl acetate and 2-ethoxyethyl acetate. These glycol ethers have a wide range of uses as solvents with particular application in paints, stains, inks, lacquers, and the production of food-contact plastics. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600116 ISBN-13
 9789241571166
Price
CHF 46,00  / US$ 55,20 Developing countries    CHF 46,00
English
Evaluates risks to human health and the environment posed by the use of tributyltin compounds as molluscicides, as antifoulants on boats, ships, quays, buoys, and equipment in the fishing industry, as wood preservatives, and as slimicides on masonry. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600107 ISBN-13
 9789241571074
Price
CHF 28,00  / US$ 33,60 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by the mining, processing, and industrial use of barium. The opening sections review both natural and man-made sources of release into the environment, including nuclear fallout following the testing of weapons. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600109 ISBN-13
 9789241571098
Price
CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Summary unavailable.
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600103 ISBN-13
 9789241571036
Price
CHF 26,00  / US$ 31,20 Developing countries    CHF 26,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by the production and use of 2-propanol, a liquid widely used as a low-cost solvent in industry and in the home. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600113 ISBN-13
 9789241571135
Price
CHF 32,00  / US$ 38,40 Developing countries    CHF 32,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by the production and use of fully halogenated chlorofluorocarbons. Eight different commercial compounds, some of which are known to contribute to ozone depletion, are assessed. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600100 ISBN-13
 9789241543002
Price
CHF 32,00  / US$ 38,40 Developing countries    CHF 32,00
English
Evaluates the environmental hazards and risks to human health posed by the production and use of vinylidene chloride. Vinylidene chloride/vinyl chloride copolymers are used for the packaging of foods, as metal coatings in storage tanks, building structures, and tapes, and as moulded filters, valves, and pipe fittings. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600102 ISBN-13
 9789241571029
Price
CHF 23,00  / US$ 27,60 Developing countries    CHF 23,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by the production, use and waste disposal of 1-propanol, a colourless, highly flammable liquid used primarily as a multi-purpose solvent in industry and in the home. The compound, which has antiseptic as well as solvent properties, is also used in drugs and cosmetics. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600104 ISBN-13
 9789241571043
Price
CHF 24,00  / US$ 28,80 Developing countries    CHF 24,00
English
Explains the principles, concepts, and definitions used by the Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR) when assessing toxicological data on pesticide residues in food and establishing acceptable daily intakes. .../...
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