You are not currently logged in.
Access JSTOR through your library or other institution:
If You Use a Screen ReaderThis content is available through Read Online (Free) program, which relies on page scans. Since scans are not currently available to screen readers, please contact JSTOR User Support for access. We'll provide a PDF copy for your screen reader.
Toxicity of Chloroprene, 1,3-Dichlorobutene-2, and 1,4-Dichlorobutene-2
J. J. Clary
Environmental Health Perspectives
Vol. 21 (Dec., 1977), pp. 269-274
Published by: The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3428532
Page Count: 6
You can always find the topics here!Topics: Inhalation, Tumors, Toxicity, Mortality, Liver, Mutagens, Lethal dose 50, Kidneys, Growth retardation, Spleen
Were these topics helpful?See somethings inaccurate? Let us know!
Select the topics that are inaccurate.
Since scans are not currently available to screen readers, please contact JSTOR User Support for access. We'll provide a PDF copy for your screen reader.
Preview not available
A review of the toxicity of 1,3-dichlorobutene-2 (1,3-DCB), 1,4-dichlorobutene-2 (1,4-DCB), and 2-chlorobutadiene, 1,3 (β-chloroprene) was undertaken with an emphasis on assessing the hazards of these materials in the industrial situation. 1,3-DCB is a by-product in the production of β-chloroprene from the acetylene route, with 1,4-DCB is an intermediate in the production of β-chloroprene from the butadiene route, the production route used in the U. S. Presented in the review is a summary of the acute toxicity including mutagen testing, skin, eye, and inhalation testing of these compounds. In addition, subacute inhalation testing, embryotoxicity, teratogenicity, and carcinogenicity are also reviewed where the information is available.
Environmental Health Perspectives © 1977 The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences