Acrolein : health and safety guide
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World Health Organization & International Programme on Chemical Safety. (1991). Acrolein : health and safety guide. Geneva : World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/37014
Health and safety guide ; no. 67
DescriptionPublished by the World Health Organization for the International Programme on Chemical Safety
Companion volume to: Environmental health criteria ; 127
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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 ...