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Revised recommended chloroform standard. I. Recommendations for a chloroform standard (superseded).
Cincinnati, OH: 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. 75-114a, 1977 Jan; :1-5
The recommended standards are given to protect against the hazards caused by chloroform exposure for up to a 10 hour workday, 40 hour workweek over a working lifetime. The workplace air shall be controlled so that the concentration of chloroform is not greater than 2 ppm (9.78 milligrams per cubic meter) of breathing zone air in a 45 liter air sample taken over a period not to exceed 1 hour in duration. Other recommendations are given covering medical examinations, record keeping, labeling, personal protective equipment and protective clothing, informing employees of hazards, work practices, sanitation, and monitoring.
Exposure-limits; Threshold-limit-value; Chlorinated-hydrocarbons; Organic-solvents; Chemical-carcinogens; Control-measures; Carcinogens; Anesthetics
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 75-114a
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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