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Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Hydrogen Cyanide and Cyanide Salts [NaCN, KCN, and Ca(CN)2]

October 1976
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 77-108

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Table of Contents

Contents77-108A.PDF (10 pages, 155K)
Review Committees
Review Consultants
I. Recommendations for Cyanide Standards77-108B.PDF (36 pages, 1,134K)
II. Introduction
III. Biologic Effects of Exposure77-108C.PDF (59 pages, 2,147K)
IV. Environmental Data77-108D.PDF (28 pages, 999K)
V. Development of Standard
VI. Work Practices
VII. Research Needs77-108E.PDF (23 pages, 898K)
VIII. References
IX. Appendix I - Methods for Sampling Cyanides in Air and Calibration77-108F.PDF (23 pages, 593K)
X. Appendix II - Method for Analysis of Cyanide Samples
XI. Appendix III - Hydrogen Cyanide Monitors
XII. Appendix IV - Material Safety Data Sheet
XIII. Appendix V - First-Aid and Treatment Kits77-108G.PDF (23 pages, 558K)
XIV. Tables and Figure

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