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Criteria for a recommended standard... occupational exposure to inorganic arsenic, new criteria - 1975.
Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 75-149, 1975 Jan; :1-138
This criteria document recommends revised standards for occupational exposure to elemental arsenic (7440382) and all of its inorganic compounds, including arsine (7784421) and lead-arsenate (7645252) in the workplace air and by skin exposure. Standards cover: environmental (workplace air); medical surveillance; posting of hazardous areas; personal protective equipment and work clothing; informing employees of hazards; work practices; sanitation practices; and monitoring and record keeping. The discussion of biologic effect on humans presents case histories of poisoning and dermatitis, and epidemiologic studies. Data are given from oral and inhalation animal studies of toxicity and carcinogenicity. Air sampling techniques and analytical methods for determining arsenic in urine and in air are described. Required information for material safety data sheet is given.
NIOSH-Criteria-Document; Arsenic-poisoning; Safety-measures; Control-measures; Accident-prevention; Air-contamination; Air-quality-measurement; Personal-protection; Toxic-substances; Arsenic-herbicides; Toxicology
7440-38-2; 7784-42-1; 7645-25-2
Numbered Publication; Criteria Document
NTIS Accession No.
DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 75-149; Contract-099-72-0127
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Tabershaw-Cooper Associates, Inc.
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