A Biological Data Base for Methylene Chloride Risk Assessment
Methylene chloride is used extensively in industry and in a variety of consumer products. Its solvent properties and volatility have led to its use in paint strippers, in aerosol preparations, and in the decaffeination of coffee in addition to a wide range of industrial applications. Methylene chloride has low acute toxicity, its metabolism to carbon monoxide and the formation of carboxyhaemoglobin being the basis of current occupational exposed limits.
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