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  Substance Info: (and synonyms)
Acetone

Background Info:

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Immune Reactions I Non-Immune Reactions I Occupational
Cross-reactions

Colourless, ethereal liquid. Substance used to dissolve fats and other greasy matter; is found in some skin cleaning preparations and in nail polish remover.

 

 

Allergens:

No Allergens characterised


Immune Reactions:

No Records


Non-Immune Reactions:

Acetone may be absorbed through the lungs and skin; poisoning will result if the quantity absorbed is large enough - symptoms include headaches, sleepiness, vomiting blood and unconsciousness. It can cause peeling, splitting of the nails, skin rashes and nail brittleness. Inhalation may irritate the lungs. In large doses acetone is narcotic.

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Occupational:

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE: Cosmetics

Reorganization process. Data in process of being reorganized. Editorial staff 2014

 


Cross-Reactions:

No Records

Information supplied from an abridged section of:
Allergy Advisor - Zing Solutions
http://allergyadvisor.com/index.html

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