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Document ID (ISN)36741
CIS number 81-2014
ISSN - Serial title 0027-5107 - Mutation Research
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Anderson D., Richardson C.R., Weight T.M., Purchase I.F.H., Adams W.G.F.
Title Chromosomal analyses in vinyl chloride exposed workers. Results from analysis 18 and 42 months after an initial sampling
Bibliographic information 1980, No.79, p.151-162. 13 ref.
Abstract Subjects from a population of workers exposed to vinyl chloride, originally sampled in 1974, were sampled again 18 and 42 months after the initial study. At 18 months chromosome aberrations in 21 exposed workers showed an increase in comparison with 6 off-site controls. In the third sampling aberrations in 23 workers decreased by comparison with previous samples and had returned to the values observed in 8 on-site controls. The incidence of chromosome aberrations returned to control levels during the time at which levels of exposure were reduced to <5ppm.
Descriptors (primary) chromosome changes; vinyl chloride
Descriptors (secondary) exposure evaluation; limitation of exposure
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Antifertility and prenatal effects
Halogenated hydrocarbons
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures