CAS RN:108-88-3

Skin / Eye / Resp. Irritants

A human eye irritant.
Irritating to skin, eyes, and respiratory system.
Vapors of toluene cause noticeable sensation of irritation to human eyes at 300-400 ppm in air ... .
Acute effects in humans following exposure to toluene: ... 200 ppm: mild throat and eye irritation; ... 400 ppm: lacrimation and irritation to the eyes and throat ... . /From table/
Eye and upper airway irritation occurred after a 6.5 hr exposure to an air level of 100 ppm (377 mg/cu m) toluene, and lachrymation was seen at 500 mg/cu m.
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