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Document ID (ISN)22057
CIS number 74-2051
ISSN - Serial title 0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
Year 1974
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Robinson T.R.
Title 20-year mortality of tetraethyl lead workers.
Bibliographic information Sep. 1974, Vol.16, No.9, p.601-605. 7 ref.
Abstract This study compares the mortality experience over 20 years (1947-67) for 592 tetraethyl lead (TEL) workers and 660 non-TEL workers in a plant manufacturing TEL. The average annual crude death rates and age-adjusted death rates were similar for the 2 groups. There were no obvious peculiarities in the specific causes of death in either group. While recognising some deficiencies in the study, the conclusion is drawn that these TEL workers have shown no adverse experience in their mortality either overall or in specific disease categories.
Descriptors (primary) tetraethyllead; petroleum refining; mortality
Descriptors (secondary) USA; comparative study; survey
Document type -
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Petrochemical industry
Petroleum and natural gas industry