Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and through the skin.
Effects of short-term exposure
Inhalation risk Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to air quality and water quality.
Benzo(ghi)perylene is present as a component of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) content in the environment usually resulting from the incomplete combustion or pyrolysis of organic matters, especially fossil fuels and tobacco. Data are insufficiently available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
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