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HHE determination report no. HHE-74-29-161, Ethyl Visqueen Division of Ethyl Corp., Terre Haute, Indiana.
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 74-29-161, 1974 Nov; :1-8
Medical and environmental evaluation of hazards from vinyl-chloride (75014) monomer in a plant manufacturing polyvinyl chloride pipe reveals a potential carcinogenic hazard in blending room areas of the plant. Air concentrations of vinyl chloride ranging from none detected to 4 parts per million are below the Federal Standard but exceed the none detectable concentration recommended by NIOSH.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-74-29-161; Region-5; Hazard-Unconfirmed; Carcinogenicity; Toxicity; Environmental-contaminants; Chlorinated-hydrocarbons; Plastics; Author Keywords: vinyl chloride monomer; nuisance dust
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