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Administrative data

Endpoint:
health surveillance data
Adequacy of study:
other information
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: exposure against undefined mixture of chemicals

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
No information
Author:
Duquenois R and Revel P
Year:
1934
Bibliographic source:
J. Pharm. Chim. (Paris) 19, 590-601.

Materials and methods

Study type:
health record, other

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Methyl formate
EC Number:
203-481-7
EC Name:
Methyl formate
Cas Number:
107-31-3
Molecular formula:
C₂H₄O₂
IUPAC Name:
methyl formate

Results and discussion

Any other information on results incl. tables

Report of visual, cardio-vascular and central nervous
disturbances, like excitation, loss of memory, depression,
and dyspnea in 10 of 15 female workers of a shoe factory
handling a hot solvent mixture, containing methylformate,
ethylformate, methylacetate and ethylacetate.

Applicant's summary and conclusion