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|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Toxicity and Health Hazard Summary of Bromoethane with Cover Letter dated 04/05/94.|
|CORP Author||Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, NY.; Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Toxic Substances.|
|Additional Subjects||Toxicology ; Health effects ; Bromoethane ; Toxicity ; Acute toxicity ; Mammals ; Rats ; Oral ; Parenteral ; Intraperitoneal ; Primary dermal irritation ; Guinea pigs ; Dermal ; Primary eye irritation ; Rabbits ; Inhalation ; CAS No 74-96-4 ; Toxic substances ; Laboratory animals|
Ethyl bromide has been used for surgical anesthesia but this use vas discontinued because of serious and delayed after-effects. Exposure to 6500 ppm for five minutes produced vertigo, headache and mild eye irritation. Breathing high vapor concentrations may cause anesthesia, lung irritation and serious injury to liver and kidneys.