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Document ID (ISN)106091
CIS number 07-158
ISSN - Serial title 1076-2752 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Borak J.
Title The beryllium occupational exposure limit: Historical origin and current inadequacy
Bibliographic information Feb. 2006, Vol.48, No.2, p.109-116. Illus. 70 ref.
Abstract This review article discusses the historical development of the occupational exposure limit for beryllium and argues in favour of its lowering from the current level of 2µg/m3 at which instances of chronic beryllium disease continue to be reported.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; berylliosis; beryllium
Descriptors (secondary) epidemiological aspects; literature survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Pneumoconioses
Inorganic substances
Occupational exposure limits