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TRIMELLITIC ANHYDRIDE


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Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
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Synonym(s): 5ISOBENZOFURANCARBOXYLIC ACID, 1,3DIHYDRO1,3DIOXO; BENZENE-1,2,4-TRICARBOXYLIC ACID 1,2-ANHYDRIDE; 1,2,4-BENZENETRICARBOXYLIC ACID ANHYDRIDE; 1,2,4-BENZENETRICARBOXYLIC ACID, CYCLIC 1,2-ANHYDRIDE; 1,2,4-BENZENETRICARBOXYLIC ANHYDRIDE; 1,3-DIHYDRO-1,3-DIOXO-5-ISOBENZOFURANCARBOXYLIC ACID; 1,3-DIOXO-5-PHTHALANCARBOXYLIC ACID; 4-CARBOXYPHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE; 5-PHTHALANACARBOXYLIC ACID, 1,3-DIOXO-; ANHYDROTRIMELLIC ACID; DIPHENYLMETHANE-4,4'-DIISOCYANATE-TRIMELLIC ANHYDRIDE-ETHOMID HT POLYMER

Allergies/immunotoxicity

Concern Reference
Human immune and respiratory toxicant or allergen - strong evidence (only for )Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics
Limited evidence of immune system toxicity or allergies (only for products that may be aerosolized (airborne); products for use on skin)European Union - Classification & Labelling
Limited evidence of immune system toxicity or allergiesEuropean Economic Community
Limited evidence of immune system toxicity or allergiesNational Library of Medicine HazMap

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

Concern Reference
Classified as expected to be toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Limited evidence of cardiovascular or blood toxicityNational Library of Medicine HazMap
Limited evidence of respiratory toxicityEuropean Economic Community

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

Concern Reference
Classified as irritantEuropean Union - Classification & Labelling

Data gaps

Concern Reference
279 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->NLM PubMed

Data Sources

AOEC (Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics). 2009. AEOC exposures codes and asthmagen designation.
CPS&Q (Consumer Products Safety & Quality) formely known as ECB (European Chemicals Bureau). 2008. Classification and Labelling: Chemicals: Annex VI of Directive 67/548/EEC through the 31st ATP.
EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
European Economic Community. Sensitizing Substances in the EEC List of Dangerous Substances. Annex I to Council Directive 67/548/EEC. http://www.kemi.se/default_eng.cfm?page=klass_mark/klasshem_eng.htm, A Relational Database of Hazardous Chemicals and Occupational Diseases. Browse Haz-Map by Adverse Effects http://hazmap.nlm.nih.gov/hazmapadv.html, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health's Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances. See Environmental Defense's Suspect Hazard Identification documentation.
European Economic Community. Sensitizing Substances in the EEC List of Dangerous Substances. Annex I to Council Directive 67/548/EEC. http://www.kemi.se/default_eng.cfm?page=klass_mark/klasshem_eng.htm, Swedish National Chemicals Inspectorate. Labelling of chemical products, Swedish regulations and general advice with regard to the classification and labelling of chemical products hazardous to health, flammables and explosives. List of Allergenic Substances. National Chemicals Inspectorate, Solna, Sweden. 1987, 1990-1992.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2006. HazMap — Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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