Neurobehavioral effects of toluene: a review.

  title={Neurobehavioral effects of toluene: a review.},
  author={Vernon A. Benignus},
  journal={Neurobehavioral toxicology and teratology},
  volume={3 4},
Toluene appears to produce reversible effects upon liver, renal and nervous systems. Its usual route of intake is via respiration. The nervous system appears to be the most sensitive to the effects of toluene. Although there are few studies of toluene's neurotoxicity, some tenuous results can be cited. High level toluene exposures produced incoordination, ataxia, unconsciousness and eventually, death. Lower level acute exposures in man produce dizziness, exhilaration and confusion. Activity… CONTINUE READING
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