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2-propanol toxicity

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Description

Isopropyl alcohol is a toxic substance when ingested or inhaled. It can cause irritation to the eyes, nose, throat, and lungs. Ingestion of isopropyl alcohol can cause nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and central nervous system depression. Inhalation of isopropyl alcohol can cause dizziness, headache, confusion, and loss of coordination. Prolonged exposure to isopropyl alcohol can cause liver and kidney damage. Isopropyl alcohol is also flammable and can cause fires and explosions if not handled properly.

Synonyms
  • dimethyl alcohol toxicity
  • isopropanol toxicity
  • isopropyl alcohol toxicity
  • rubbing alcohol toxicity
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