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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances - 1979 edition.
Lewis RJ, Tatken RL, eds. Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 80-111, 1980 Sep; 1-2:1-828; 1-770
This is the ninth edition of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS). The annual publication of a list of known toxic substances is a NIOSH mandate under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. It is intended to provide basic information on the known toxic and biological effects of chemical substances for the use of employers, employees, physicians, industrial hygienists, toxicologist, researchers, and, in general, anyone concerned with the proper and safe handling of chemicals. In turn, this information may contribute to a better understanding of potential occupational hazards by everyone involved and ultimately may help to bring about a more healthful workplace environment.
Acute-toxicity; Toxic-effects; Toxic-dose; Toxins; Irritants; Dose-response; Lethal-dose; Lethal-concentrations; Mutagens; Mutations; Mutagenicity; Reproductive-effects; Tumorigens
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DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 80-111; Contract 210-78-0050
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