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Ind Hyg Newsl 1948 Jul; 8(7):6
A review is presented of the history, use, properties, and toxicity of carbon tetrachloride, with emphasis on the need for preventive steps against poisoning by the compound. Safety precautions include warnings to workers, proper engineering controls and adequate ventilation. The threshold limit of the solvent in industry accepted in 1948 by the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists is 50 ppm.
Toxic-substances; Carbon-tetrachloride; Safety-measures; Organic-solvents; Chlorinated-hydrocarbons; Ventilation-system
Issue of Publication
Industrial Hygiene Newsletter
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division