Toxicological profile for total xylenes
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Published by The Agency in [Atlanta, Ga.?] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Xylene -- Toxicology

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Clement Associates, Inc., under contract no. 205-88-0608 ; prepared for Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, U.S. Public Health Service
SeriesTP -- 90-30, TP (Series) (Atlanta, Ga.) -- 90-30
ContributionsClement Associates, United States. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxii, 191 p.
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15424436M
OCLC/WorldCa26792316

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Toxicological profile for total xylenes. [Clement Associates.; United States. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.;] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>, bgn. Toxicological Summary for: Xylenes CAS: Synonyms: xylene; xylene mixture; o-,m-,p-xylene; xylenes mixed isomers; xylol; dimethylbenzene. Xylenes are a mixture of three isomers: meta-xylene (m-xylene), ortho-xylene (o-xylene), and para-xylene (p-xylene) with the meta-isomer usually being the dominant part of the mixture at %. The. A Toxicological Profile for Xylene, Draft for Public Comment was released in September This edition supersedes any previously released draft or final profile. Toxicological profiles are revised and republished as necessary. For information regarding the update status of previously released profiles, contact ATSDR at: FOREWORD. "A Toxicological Profile for xylene was release on October This edition supersedes any previously released draft or final profile"--Page iii. "August " "Contract no. " "Update"--Cover. Description: xvii, , [6], [3] pages: illustrations, map ; 28 cm: Other Titles: Toxicological profile for xylenes (Update) Responsibility.

XYLENE iii UPDATE STATEMENT A Toxicological Profile for Xylene was released on October This edition supersedes any previously released draft or final profile. Toxicological profiles are revised and republished as necessary, but no less than once every three years. xylenes; in fact, the technical product contains approximately 40% m-xylene and approximately 20% each of o-xylene, p-xylene, and ethylbenzene (Fishbein, ). Thus, most of the environmental and occupational exposures and toxicological studies are conducted on this mixture of xylenes .   Xylenes are a mixture of three isomers: meta-xylene (m-xylene), ortho-xylene (o-xylene), and para-xylene (p-xylene) with the meta-isomer usually being the dominant part of the mixture at %. The exact. Xylenes (A) (Mixed Isomers) o-XYLENE m-XYLENE p-XYLENE , , , Hazard Summary Commercial or mixed xylene usually contains about % m-xylene and up to 20% each of o-xylene and p-xylene and ethylbenzene. Xylenes are .

Toxicological Profiles (Tox Profiles) are a unique compilation of toxicological information on a given hazardous substance. Each peer-reviewed Tox Profile reflects a comprehensive and extensive evaluation, summary, and interpretation of available toxicological and epidemiological information on a . Title(s): Toxicological profile for total xylenes/ prepared by Clement Associates. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: [Atlanta, Ga.]: U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, Public Health Service, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, [] Description: xii, p.: ill. A Toxicological Profile for Xylene, Draft for Public Comment was released in September This edition supersedes any previously released draft or final profile. Toxicological profiles are revised and republished as necessary. For information regarding the update status of previously released profiles, contact ATSDR at. Acute Toxicity. The 4-h LC 50 s of xylene range from 3, to 11, ppm in rats and mice (EPA ). In rats exposed to mixed xylene for 4 h, no adverse effects were noted at ppm, and the poor coordination noted after a 2-h exposure at 1, ppm was reversible after exposure termination (Carpenter et al. b).