Implicated as a major cause of fatalities due to smoke inhalation at fires.
Metabolite of the drugs, cyclophosphamide and ifosfamide.
Date Last Revised: 11/09/2001
(tightness in the chest, cough, difficulty breathing, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, corneal damage...; sensitizer; drug metabolite)
Morandi, M.T., Maberti, S.: Aldehydes and acetals (Chapter 73). In: Patty's Toxicology, 5th Ed., Vol. 5, Bingham, E., Cohrssen, B., and Powell, C.H., eds. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., pp. 1005-1018, 2001.
(toxic component of smoke inhalation)
Hung, O.L. and Shih, R.D.: Firefighters (Chapter 15). In: Occupational, Industrial, and Environmental Toxicology. M.I. Greenberg, R.J. Hamilton and S.D. Phillips, eds. St. Louis: Mosby, p. 115, 1997.
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