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Human health risk assessment of long chain alcohols

Overview of attention for article published in Ecotoxicology & Environmental Safety, May 2009
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Title
Human health risk assessment of long chain alcohols
Published in
Ecotoxicology & Environmental Safety, May 2009
DOI 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2008.07.012
Pubmed ID
Authors

Gauke Veenstra, Catherine Webb, Hans Sanderson, Scott E. Belanger, Peter Fisk, Allen Nielsen, Yutaka Kasai, Andreas Willing, Scott Dyer, David Penney, Hans Certa, Kathleen Stanton, Richard Sedlak

Abstract

Representative chemicals from the long chain alcohols category have been extensively tested to define their toxicological hazard properties. These chemicals show low acute and repeat dose toxicity with high-dose effects (if any) related to minimal liver toxicity. These chemicals do not show evidence of activity in genetic toxicity tests or to the reproductive system or the developing organism. These chemicals also are not sensitizers. Irritation is dependant on chain length; generally, alcohols in the range C(6-)C(11) are considered as irritant, intermediate chain lengths (C(12-)C(16)) alcohols are considered to be mild irritants and chain lengths of C(18) and above are considered non-irritants. These chemicals are broadly used across the consumer products industry with highest per person consumer exposures resulting from use in personal care products. Margins of exposure adequate for the protection of human health are documented for the uses of these chemicals.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 31 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 31 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 7 23%
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 23%
Other 3 10%
Lecturer 3 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 10%
Other 6 19%
Unknown 2 6%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Environmental Science 6 19%
Chemistry 6 19%
Medicine and Dentistry 5 16%
Engineering 3 10%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 6%
Other 6 19%
Unknown 3 10%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 01 January 2020.
All research outputs
#5,608,529
of 17,361,274 outputs
Outputs from Ecotoxicology & Environmental Safety
#595
of 5,818 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#90,475
of 295,187 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Ecotoxicology & Environmental Safety
#11
of 56 outputs
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