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Document ID (ISN)21751
CIS number 74-1686
ISSN - Serial title Gigiena truda i professional'nye zabolevanija
Year 1973
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Dubejkovskaja L.S., Asanova T.P., Rozina G.Ju., Budanova L.F., Zenkevič E.S., Revnova N.V., Gorn L.Ė.
Title Hygienic assessment of ethylene glycol during the manufacture of certain electronic components
Original title Gigieničeskoe značenie ėtilenglikolja v proizvodstve nekotoryh radiodetalej [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Oct. 1973, No.10, p.1-4. 3 ref.
Abstract Determinations carried out in the atmosphere of 2 electronic components manufacturing workshops showed that the mean concentration of ethylene glycol at critical points was 49mg/m3. No cases of occupational ethylene glycol poisoning were found, but the subjective symptoms noted (headaches, general asthenia, fatigue, etc.) and the functional disorders of the nervous system observed in almost half of the exposed workers point to the neurotoxic effect of this substance. A TLV of 5mg/m3 is recommended.
Descriptors (primary) neurotoxic effects; electronics industry; ethylene glycol
Descriptors (secondary) threshold limit values; USSR; determination in air; functional nervous disorders; long-term exposure; symptoms
Document type -
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the nervous system
Manufacturing of electrical appliances and equipment
Glycols
Alcohols
Electronics industry