Acrolein

CAS RN: 107-02-8

Skin / Eye / Resp. Irritants

Severe eye and skin irritant.
Upper respiratory tract irritant ... .
The general sequence of acrolein irritation is concentration-time dependent eg, 1 ppm for 1 min gives slight nasal irritation; 1 ppm for 5 min gives intolerable eye irritation; 5.5 ppm for 5 seconds gives moderate eye irritation; & 5.5 ppm for 1 min produces marked lacrimation. ...
Severe irritation of the eyes, skin, mucous membranes; ... .
Acrolein is intensely irritating to the eyes and upper respiratory tract. ... Skin irritation ... can be produced from prolonged or repeated contact.
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