Guidance

Methanol: health effects, incident management and toxicology

Information about methanol (also known as methyl alcohol, wood alcohol, carbinol), for use in chemical incidents.

Documents

Methanol: general information

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Methanol: incident management

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Methanol: toxicological overview

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These documents provide information on the health effects of exposure, the chemical’s toxicity and material for responding to a chemical incident.

Published 13 January 2012
Last updated 18 October 2016 + show all updates
  1. Uploaded methanol: general information.
  2. Updated version of incident management.
  3. Updated toxicological overview, and removed compilation PDF with duplicate content.
  4. First published.