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The Nordic Expert Group for Criteria Documentation of Health Risks from Chemicals and the Dutch Expert Committee on Occupational Standards : 135. y-Butyrolactone (GBL)


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Title: The Nordic Expert Group for Criteria Documentation of Health Risks from Chemicals and the Dutch Expert Committee on Occupational Standards : 135. y-Butyrolactone (GBL)
Authors: Søderlund, Erik
Issue Date: 2004
Extent: 49 pages
Publication type: report
Publisher: Arbetslivsinstitutet
Series/Report no.: Arbete och Hälsa 2004:07
Abstract: y-Butyrolactone (GBL) is used as an intermediate for the production of other chemicals, as a solvent, and as a binder in foundry. Non-occupational use results from its natural occurrence in fruits and berries, its use as an experimental drug in treatment of alcohol withdrawal symptoms and narcolepsy. Due to its euphoric/hallucinogenic properties the abuse of GBL and g-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) has increased dramatically in several countries. GBL is a colourless oily liquid with a mild caramel odour.... more
y-Butyrolakton (GBL) benyttes som mellomprodukt i produksjon av andre kjemikalier, som løsningsmiddel og som bindemiddel i støpesand. Ikkeyrkesmessig eksponering vil kunne finne sted fordi stoffet forekommer i naturlig i frukt og bær, benyttes i eksperimentell medisinsk behandling av abstinens knyttet til bruk av alkohol og narkolepsi. GBL og g-hydroxibutyrat (GHB) har i den senere tid hatt en kraftig økning i bruken på det illegale markedet som narkotisk stoffer som gir hallusinasjoner og eufor... more
ISBN: 91-7045-716-6
ISSN: 0346-7821
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/4335
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