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Criteria for a recommended standard... occupational exposure to inorganic arsenic, new criteria - 1975.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
NIOSH 1975 Jan; :1-138
NIOSHTIC No.
00055644
Abstract
This criteria document recommends revised standards for occupational exposure to elemental arsenic (7440382) and all of its inorganic compounds, including arsine (7784421) and lead-arsenate (7645252) in the workplace air and by skin exposure. Standards cover: environmental (workplace air); medical surveillance; posting of hazardous areas; personal protective equipment and work clothing; informing employees of hazards; work practices; sanitation practices; and monitoring and record keeping. The discussion of biologic effect on humans presents case histories of poisoning and dermatitis, and epidemiologic studies. Data are given from oral and inhalation animal studies of toxicity and carcinogenicity. Air sampling techniques and analytical methods for determining arsenic in urine and in air are described. Required information for material safety data sheet is given.
Keywords
NIOSH-Criteria-Document; Arsenic-poisoning; Safety-measures; Control-measures; Accident-prevention; Air-contamination; Air-quality-measurement; Personal-protection; Toxic-substances; Arsenic-herbicides; Toxicology
CAS No.
7440-38-2; 7784-42-1; 7645-25-2
Publication Date
19750101
Document Type
Numbered Publication; Criteria Document
Fiscal Year
1975
NTIS Accession No.
PB-246701
NTIS Price
A08
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 75-149
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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