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Walk-through survey report of Monsanto Plastics and Resins Co., Addyston, Ohio.

Authors
Brown J
Source
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, IWS 84-12, 1978 Feb; :1-4
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NIOSHTIC No.
00080657
Abstract
An industrial hygiene survey to assess personnel records and possible exposures to acrylonitrile (107131) (AN) in the Monsanto Plastics and Resins Company, (SIC-307) Addyston, Ohio, for potential use in a retrospective cohort mortality/industrial hygiene survey is reported. The plant is involved in the production of AN polymers (SIC-2821). Levels of exposure to AN vary with the process use. It is postulated that before 1974 levels of exposure to AN may have been greater than 100ppm during periods of peak exposure. Personal air samples taken by the company during 1977 are all below 20ppm with most below 10ppm. The company has an extensive medical program including health maintenance, and individually designed annual physical examinations. Tests considered relevant to occupational exposure are conducted on a regular basis. It is maintained that the personnel records contain suitable data for use in a mortality study.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Survey; Field-Study; Region-5; Industrial-medicine; Medical-examinations; Epidemiology; Workers; Vital-statistics; Biostatistics
CAS No.
107-13-1
Publication Date
19780202
Document Type
Field Studies; Industry Wide
Fiscal Year
1978
NTIS Accession No.
PB-291680
NTIS Price
A01
Identifying No.
IWS-84-12
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS
SIC Code
307; 2821
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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