Distribution of methylene chloride in human blood
Thier, R., Foest, U., Deutschmann, S., Schroeder, K. R., Westphal, G., Hallier, E., & Peter, H. (1991) Distribution of methylene chloride in human blood. Archives of toxicology. Supplement. Archiv fur Toxikologie. Supplement, 14, pp. 254-258.
Methylene chloride (dichloromethane) is widely used as a solvent for stripping of paint, as industrial cleaning agent, for coating of pills in the pharmaceutical industry, and in the decaffeination of coffee. There is “sufficient evidence for the carcinogenicity” of methylene chloride in animals and “inadequate evidence for its carcinogenity in humans”, according to IARC (IARC 1987; CEC 1990).
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||Recent Developments in Toxicology: Trends, Methods and Problems. Proceedings of the European Societies of Toxicology Meeting Held in Leipzig, September 12–14, 1990|
|Keywords:||dichloromethane, methyl chloride, plasma protein, article, blood, erythrocyte, erythrocyte membrane, human, in vitro study, metabolism, molecular weight, protein binding, Blood Proteins, Erythrocytes, In Vitro, Methylene Chloride|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Clinical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1991 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg|
|Deposited On:||15 Oct 2014 22:55|
|Last Modified:||15 Oct 2014 22:55|
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