Special Occupational Hazard Review With Control Recommendations: Use of Ethylene Oxide as a Sterilant in Medical Facilities


August 1977
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 77-200

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Content Document
Preface 77-200A.PDF (22 pages, 1,016K)pdf icon
Summary and Conclusions
I. Properties
II. Uses and Occurrence in Medical Facilities
III. Summary of Results of Field Studies Conducted in Medical Facilities
IV. Biologic Effects of Exposure to ETO 77-200B.PDF (24 pages, 1,021K)pdf icon
V. Occupational Exposure Limits 77-200C.PDF (22 pages, 977K)pdf icon
VI. Hazards, Control Measures, Medical Surveillance, and Recordkeeping
VII. Sampling and Analytical Methods
VIII. References

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