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Development of a retrospective job exposure matric for capacitor workers exposed to PCB.

Authors
Nilsen-N; Waters-M; Hein-M; Prince-M; Whelan-E; Ruder-A; Ward-E
Source
American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition, June 1-6, 2002, San Diego, California. Fairfax, VA: American Industrial Hygiene Association, 2002 Jun; :7
NIOSHTIC No.
20022328
Abstract
The carcinogenicity of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) is being investigated in several NIOSH cohort studies. The purpose of this work was to develop period-specific job exposure matrices for a cohort of capacitor manufacture workers (n=7512, 22% women) who worked with PCBs from the 1940's until PCB use was banned in 1977.
Keywords
Workers; Workplace-monitoring; Exposure-levels; Carcinogenicity; Polychlorinated-biphenyls; Air-samples; Risk-analysis
CAS No.
11097-69-1
Publication Date
20020601
Document Type
Abstract
Fiscal Year
2002
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS
Source Name
American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition, June 1-6, 2002, San Diego, California
State
OH; CA
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