Use of this information is subject to copyright laws and may require the permission of the owner of the information, as described in the ECHA Legal Notice.
EC number: 203-978-9
CAS number: 112-50-5
The authors noted that most pediatric ingestions of glycol ethers are
accidental and small in amount, do not develop clinical sequelae, and
that very few cases require treatment. This suggests a low order of
acute toxicity to humans.
A young child (22 months old) accidentally consumed a very large dose of
brake fluid, which is predominantly composed of triethylene glycol alkyl
ethers (where the alkyl is either methyl, ethyl or butyl). The dose was
estimated to be in excess of 20g/kg. Exposure triggered severe
metabolic acidosis and other clinical symptoms briefly requiring
intensive care, including haemodialysis, but the patient fully recovered
within 3 days with no complications.
Information on Registered Substances comes from registration dossiers which have been assigned a registration number. The assignment of a registration number does however not guarantee that the information in the dossier is correct or that the dossier is compliant with Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (the REACH Regulation). This information has not been reviewed or verified by the Agency or any other authority. The content is subject to change without prior notice.Reproduction or further distribution of this information may be subject to copyright protection. Use of the information without obtaining the permission from the owner(s) of the respective information might violate the rights of the owner.
På den här webbplatsen används kakor. Syftet är att optimera din upplevelse av den.
Welcome to the ECHA website. This site is not fully supported in Internet Explorer 7 (and earlier versions). Please upgrade your Internet Explorer to a newer version.
Do not show this message again