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Main Title Mellon Institute of Industrial Research University of Pittsburgh Special Report on the Toxicity of Formamide with Cover Letter.
CORP Author Union Carbide Corp., Danbury, CT.; Carnegie-Mellon Inst. of Research, Pittsburgh, PA.; Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Toxic Substances.
Year Published 1983
Report Number 878213679
Stock Number OTS-0206425
Additional Subjects Toxicity ; Oral doses ; Laboratory animals ; Skin contact ; Eye irritation ; Hazardous substances ; Toxic substances ; Rats ; Lethal doses ; Vapor inhalation ; Formamide ; CAS No 75-12-7
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  OTS-0206425 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 10/16/2009
Collation 5p
Single oral doses formanide to rats resulted in an LD50 of about 3.2 gm./kg., putting it in our Grade 3, similar to such materials as Cellosolve, and Cellosolve acetate. Skin penetration was not studied but it cannot be any acute hazard. Single inhalation of vapor are no hazard, skin contact does not result in irritation although dermatitis from sensitization is a possibility, and the hazard of eye injury is low.