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Update of the Literature: Crystalline Silica.

Authors
Anonymous
Source
NIOSH 1980 Oct:66 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00117406
Abstract
Information on the effects of exposure to crystalline silica (7631869) is reviewed. Published studies of medical tests of silicosis patients, case reports, and industrial population surveys are summarized along with research findings on the relationship between silica exposure and cancer incidence. In-vitro and laboratory animal test results also are reviewed. Exposure estimates derived from environmental monitoring surveys and medical evaluations of exposed workers are discussed, and industrial exposure control measures are described. Also reviewed are methods used for crystalline silica sampling and analysis.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; Silicates; Lung-disorders; Case-studies; Carcinogenesis; Mineral-dusts; Analytical-methods;
CAS No.
7631-86-9;
Publication Date
19801003
Fiscal Year
1981
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Source Name
NIOSH, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Draft Report, 66 pages, 101 references
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