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METHANOL

Adverse health effects from chemical exposures depend on many factors, including toxicity, environmental fate, and the extent of exposure to the chemical.

Health Effects

Developmental
Referring to growth, differentiation and maturation. Effects may occur from conception through sexual maturation, and may include altered growth, structural abnormalities and/or functional deficiencies.
Hepatic
Referring to the liver. Effects may include elevated liver enzyme levels, liver inflammation (hepatitis), cirrhosis, reduced fat metabolism and/or impaired removal of waste products from the blood.
Neurological
Referring to the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. Effects may include impaired sensory and motor signaling.
Other Systemic
Effects not otherwise categorized.

Chemical health effects information comes from the OSHA Carcinogen List and the TRI-CHIP datasets.