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Terphenyls: Preliminary Report of Plants and Processes.

Authors
Anonymous
Source
NIOSH 1981 Aug:37 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00121077
Abstract
The characteristics and industrial uses of terphenyls are reviewed. The physical properties of para-terphenyl (92944), meta-terphenyl, and ortho-terphenyl (84151), are described. Production processes using benzene (71432), and the separation and isomerizations of terphenyls are discussed. Production volume of terphenyls and isomers in the various manufacturing facilities is given. Worker exposures and toxicity of terphenyl and isomers are also discussed. Recommended exposure limits are included for terphenyl and hydrogenated terphenyls. A list is provided of terphenyl producers, distributors, and users, of trade associations, and of labor unions.
Keywords
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-79-0001; Aromatic-hydrocarbons; Chemical-properties; Comparative-toxicology; Standards; Industrial-hygiene; Industrial-processes;
CAS No.
92-94-4; 84-15-1; 71-43-2;
Publication Date
19810811
Funding Type
Contract;
Fiscal Year
1981
NTIS Accession No.
PB83-105288
NTIS Price
A04
Identifying No.
Contract-210-79-0001
Source Name
NIOSH, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 37 pages, 30 references
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