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Trichloroethylene: development of a biologic standard for the industrial worker by breath analysis.
Stewart-RD; Hake-CL; Forster-HV; Lebrun-AJ; Peterson-JE
NIOSH 1974 Jan; :1-110
Studies involving the controlled exposure of humans to the vapor of trichloroethylene are described, including: repeat exposures for up to 5 consecutive days at concentrations of trichloroethylene (79016) bracketing the threshold limit value; and psychophysiological functions during exposure at the threshold limit value. Measurements of trichloroethylene in the breath and trichloroethylene metabolites in the urine were carried out after exposure.
Chlorinated-hydrocarbons; Air-contamination; Chlorinated-ethylenes; Toxic-substances; Psychological-effects; Physiological-effects; Organic-solvents
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