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Criteria for a recommended standard... occupational exposure to allyl chloride.
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. 76-204, 1976 Sep; :1-87
The recommended standards include an exposure limit of 1.0 ppm as a time-weighted concentration for up to 10-hour work shift in a 40-hour work week, with a ceiling concentration of 3.0 ppm for 15 minutes. Provisions are included for sampling, collection, analysis, pre-employment medical examination, periodic examinations, first-aid, medical records, labeling and posting, personal protective equipment (respiratory protection including respirator requirements, eye protection and skin protection), informing employees, emergency procedures involving allyl chloride, control of airborne allyl chloride, storage, handling and general work practices, waste disposal, confined spaces, sanitation, monitoring and recordkeeping. Criteria include the purpose of the standards, biologic effects of exposure (including the extent of exposure, historical reports, effects on humans, epidemiologic study, animal toxicity, correlation of exposure and effect, carcinogenesis, mutagenesis and eratogenesis), environmental data and analytical methods, basis for previous standards and for the present recommended standard and research needs.
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-204; Contract-099-74-0031
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Stanford Research Institute
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