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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.
Year Published 1994
Report Number 8EHQ-86940000280
Stock Number OTS0572383
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
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NTIS  OTS0572383 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 04/28/2010
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Abstract
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.