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Document ID (ISN)32881
CIS number 80-129
ISSN - Serial title 0097-6326 - Federal Register
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Title Occupational exposure to 1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP) - Occupational safety and health standards.
Bibliographic information 17 Mar. 1978, Vol.43, No.53, p.11514-11533. 5 ref.
Abstract This permanent standard dated 10 Mar. 1978 (effective: 17 Apr. 1978) establishes a TLV of 1ppb as an 8h time-weighted average for DBCP. The employer must ensure that no worker is exposed to eye or skin contact with this substance. The standard contains other provisions concerning: worker information and training, supply of respirators and protective clothing and equipment, employers' compliance programme, selection of respirator type for different concentrations of DBCP, exposure monitoring, cleaning of surfaces, hygiene facilities and practices, medical surveillance (frequency and content of medical examinations, medical reports), emergency situations, warning signs and out-of-bounds areas, labelling. Appendices: safety data sheet (substance identification, health hazard data, first aid, precautions for safe use, handling and storage), chemical and physical properties, medical surveillance and treatment guidelines, preventive medicine. The text of the standard is preceded by background and supplementary information.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; USA; limitation of exposure; Nemagon; nematocides
Descriptors (secondary) welfare facilities; first aid; respirators; hazard identification; information of personnel; supply of personal protective equipment; pesticide production; medical supervision; directive; safe working methods
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
Occupational exposure limits
Halogenated hydrocarbons