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Industrial hygiene survey report at Ethyl Corporation, Magnolia, Arkansas.

Authors
Bales RE
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 51-11, 1977 Oct; :1-13
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00106928
Abstract
Worker exposures to vinyl-bromide (593602) and ethylene-dibromide (106934) was surveyed at the Ethyl Corporation vinyl-bromide manufacturing facility (SIC-2821) in Magnolia, Arkansas, on March 23 and 24, 1977. The facility employed 140 workers. Medical and industrial hygiene services were provided. Personal air samples contained 0.1 to 6.3 parts per million (ppm) vinyl-bromide and 0.05 to 0.57ppm ethylene-dibromide. The threshold limit values (TLV) for vinyl-bromide and ethylene-dibromide are 250 and 20ppm, respectively. The author recommends the use of respirators by tank car loaders.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Survey; Field-Study; Region-6; Workplace-studies; Health-services; Safety-practices; Industrial-hygiene; Protective-equipment
CAS No.
593-60-2; 106-93-4
Publication Date
19771001
Document Type
Field Studies; Industry Wide
Fiscal Year
1978
NTIS Accession No.
PB81-232233
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
IWS-51-11
NIOSH Division
DFSCI
SIC Code
2821
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
AR; OH
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division