Selected 2-alkoxyethanols
Concise International Chemical Assessment Document, No 67
World Health Organization
ISBN-13    9789241530675 ISBN-10    9241530677
Order Number    13800067 Format    Paper Back
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English     2010        193   pages
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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. Exposure of humans is mainly through occupational exposure.

Along with evaluations of these individual 2-alkoxyethanols, this compendium also presents a comparison of the key end-points across the group in an overall summary.