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Criteria for a recommended standard... occupational exposure to epichlorohydrin.
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. 76-206, 1976 Sep; :1-152
These criteria and the recommended standard apply to exposure of employees to solid, liquid, or gaseous 3-chloro-1,2-epoxypropane, hereafter referred to at "epichlorohydrin include 1-chloro-2,3-epoxypropylene oxide, gamma-chloropropylene oxide, 3-chloro-1,2-propylene oxide, 2-chloromethyl-oxirane, alpha epichlorohydrin, epichlorohydrin, and epichlorohydrin. "Occupational exposure to epichlorohydrin" is defined as exposure to airborne epichlorohydrin at concentrations exceeding the action level. The "action level" is defined as one-half of the recommended time-weighted average (TWA) environmental concentration for epichlorohydrin.
Industrial-medicine; Hazardous-materials; Occupational-safety; Air-sampling; Permissible-concentration-limits; Occupational-exposure; NIOSH-Criteria-Document
Numbered Publication; Criteria Document
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-206; Contract-099-74-0031
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Stanford Research Institute
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