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Criteria for a recommended standard... occupational exposure to acetylene.
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. 76-195, 1976 Jul; :1-84
Criteria document giving recommendations for an occupational exposure standard for acetylene (74862). Sections include recommendations for an acetylene standard based on environmental, medical, labeling and posting and other factors; biologic effects of exposure dealing with extent of exposure, historical reports, effects on humans, epidemiologic studies, animal toxicity, correlation of exposure and effect, and carcinogenicity, mutagenicity, and teratogenicity; environmental data; development of a standard; work practices; and research needs.
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Numbered Publication; Criteria Document
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-195; Contract-099-74-0031
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Stanford Research Institute
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