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Criteria for a recommended standard... occupational exposure to ketones.

Authors
Allen-N; Barnes-RL; Billmaier-DJ; Brookman-RS; Couri-D; DiVincenzo-GD; MacEwen-JD; Pagnooto-LD
Source
NIOSH 1978 Jul; :1-252
NIOSHTIC No.
00100000
Abstract
Recommended standards and criteria to prevent hazardous workplace exposure to ketones are presented. Information on the biological effects of ketones is included along with data on environmental sampling, analysis, and control. Guidelines for permissible workplace ketone concentrations, medical monitoring procedures, labeling and posting, protective clothing, and environmental monitoring and recordkeeping requirements are provided. Exposure limits are given for acetone (67641), methyl-ethyl-ketone (78933), methyl-n-propyl-ketone (107879) methyl-n-butyl-ketone (591786), methyl-n-amyl-ketone (110430), methyl-n-amyl-ketone (110430), methyl- isobutyl-ketone (108101), methyl-isoamyl-ketone (110123), diisobutyl- ketone (108838), cyclohexanone (108941), mesityl-oxide (141797), diacetone-alcohol (123422) and isophorone (78591). Sampling and analysis techniques for selected ketones are detailed, and a sample material safety data sheet is included.
Keywords
NIOSH-Criteria-Document; Standards; Toxicology; Control-technology; Toxic-materials; Workplace-studies; Industrial-hygiene; Epidemiology; Medical-monitoring; Humans; Protective-equipment
CAS No.
67-64-1; 78-93-3; 107-87-9; 591-78-6; 110-43-0; 110-43-0; 108-10-1; 110-12-3; 108-83-8; 108-94-1; 141-79-7; 123-42-2; 78-59-1
Publication Date
19780701
Document Type
Numbered Publication; Criteria Document
Fiscal Year
1978
NTIS Accession No.
PB80-176076
NTIS Price
A13
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 78-173
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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