"Published under the joint sponsorship of the United Nations Environment Programme, the International Labour Organization, and the World Health Organization, and produced within the framework of the Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals." "IPCS, International Programme on Chemical Safety"--Cover. Includes bibliographical references (pages 25-30).
Identity and physical/chemical properties -- Analytical methods -- Sources of human and environmental exposure -- Environmental transport, distribution, and transformation -- Environmental levels and human exposure -- COmparative kinetics and metabolism in laboratory animals and humans -- Effects on laboratory mammals and in vitro test systems -- Effects on humans -- Effects on other organisms in the laboratory and field -- Effects evaluation -- Previous evaluations by international bodies. This book is on the risk assessment of . 1, 1-dichloroethene (vinylidene chloride). 1, 1-dichloroethene is volatile colorless liquid, with characteristic odor. It is produced commercially and does not occur naturally. It is used as an intermediate in the production of some polymers which are used in a variety of consumer products, including food packaging, textiles, and outdoor furniture.--Publisher's description.