NIOSH Skin Notation Profiles: Epichlorohydrin


April 2011
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2011-142
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Epichlorohydrin is an organochlorine compound and an epoxide used primarily as a chemical intermediate in the production of epoxy resins and glycerol; it is also applied as a raw material for the manufacturing of glycerol and glycidol derivatives used as plasticizers, stabilizers, solvents, dyestuff intermediates, and pharmaceuticals [USEPA 1984].

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