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HHE report no. HHE-72-107-88, General Electric Company, Inc., Madisonville Kentucky.

Authors
Ramos H; Shama SK
Source
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, HHE-72-107-88, 1973 Oct; :1-8
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NIOSHTIC No.
00027262
Abstract
Petroleum distillate (naphtha) (8030306) vapors are found toxic at concentrations measured in the final assembly section of an electric company. Toxic effects of naphtha vapor exposure include dry throats, burning of eyes, mild headaches, dizziness, respiratory irritation and in some cases dermatitis from direct contact with the compound. Data are given for the plant process, evaluation design, evaluation methods, criteria, with discussion of environmental and medical investigation results. The health standard for naphtha is given as 2000 milligrams per cubic meter.
Keywords
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-72-107-88; Region-4; Hazard-Confirmed; Symptomatology; Skin-disorders; Toxic-gases; TLV; MAC; Respiratory-system-disorders; Nervous-system-disorders; Aromatic-hydrocarbons; Air-quality-control
CAS No.
8030-30-6
Publication Date
19731001
Document Type
Field Studies; Health Hazard Evaluation
Fiscal Year
1974
NTIS Accession No.
PB-232564
NTIS Price
A02
Identifying No.
HHE-72-107-88
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS;
Priority Area
Pulmonary System Disorders
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH;
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