Gomes, R, Meek, M. E, World Health Organization & International Programme on Chemical Safety. (2002). Acrolein. Geneva : World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/42490
Concise international chemical assessment document ; 43
DescriptionPublished under the joint sponsorship of the United Nations Environment Programme, the International Labour Organisation and the World Health Organization, and produced within the framework of the Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals
First draft prepared by R. Gomes and M. E. Meek
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Acrolein / published under the joint sponsorship of the United Nations Environment Programme, the International Labour Organisation, and the World Health Organization World Health Organization; International Programme on Chemical Safety (1992)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. Acrolein also has direct application as an aquatic biocide used against algae, molluscs, and herbs in recirculating process water systems, irrigation channels, cooling water towers, and water treatment ponds. Acrolein is ...