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Industrial Hygiene Report Walk-Through Survey: Monochlorobenzene and Methyl Chloride, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan.

Authors
Crandall-MS
Source
NIOSH 1979 Feb:38 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00094289
Abstract
A preliminary survey of the monochlorobenzene (108907) (MCB) production and methyl-chloride (74873) (MeCl) use areas was conducted at the Dow Chemical Company (SIC-2869) in Midland, Michigan on May 1 and 2, 1978. A total of 93 workers work at two company production sites in Midland. The MCB concentrations in five area samples were 3.51, 0.68, 1.10, 2.75, and 1.06 parts per million (ppm). The five MeCl samples collected in the Styrofoam manufacturing area indicated that three were below the limit of detection; one sample was at 0.105 parts per billion (ppb) and the other was at 0.355ppb. The author concludes that the concentrations for both compounds were well below the OSHA standards. He recommends that continued and improved industrial hygiene practices be utilized to keep worker exposures within the standards.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Survey; Field-Study; IWS; Industrial-organic-chemicals; Air-sampling; Synthetic-materials; Trace-analysis; Industrial-health-programs; Work-environment; Region-5;
CAS No.
108-90-7; 74-87-3;
Publication Date
19790208
Fiscal Year
1979
NTIS Accession No.
PB89-218689
NTIS Price
A04
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS;
SIC Code
2869;
Source Name
Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, 38 pages, 4 references
State
MI; OH;
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