Involved in a case report of solvent-induced encephalopathy in a worker after acute exposure.
Induced stomach tumors in mice by repeated skin application.
(urobilinuria, bilirubinuria, liver irritation, kidney damage...)
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(stomach tumors in mice)
Van Duuren, B.L., Goldschmidt, B.M., Loewengart, G., Smith, A.C., Melchionne, S., Seldman, I. and Roth, D.: Carcinogenicity of halogenated olefinic and aliphatic hydrocarbons in mice. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 63(6): 1433-1439, 1979.
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