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Document ID (ISN)36807
CIS number 82-173
ISSN - Serial title Gigiena truda i professional'nye zabolevanija
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Babajan Ė.A., Bagramjan S.B., Pogosjan A.S.
Title The effect of certain harmful chemicals involved in the production of molybdenum on the chromosomes of animals and man
Original title Vlijanie nekotoryh himičeskih vrednostej proizvodstva molibdena na hromosomnyj apparat ėksperimental'nyh životnyh i ljudej [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Sep. 1980, No.9, p.33-36. 9 ref.
Abstract Study of the mutagenic effects of Mo and molybdenite, ammonium molybdate, molybdenum trioxide and butyl and ethyl xanthate as recorded in animals subjected to up to 4 times the TLV of Mo and molybdenite. Workers showed greater incidence of chromosomal aberrations after exposure to Mo and paramolybdate in concentrations either below the TLV or up to twice the TLV. It is recommended to adopt a TLV for ethyl xanthate in workplace air of 0.5mg/m3, and it is proposed to lower the TLV of Mo and molybdenite from 6mg/m3 to 0.6mg/m3, and that of butyl xanthate from 10mg/m3 to 1mg/m3.
Descriptors (primary) molybdenum and compounds; non-ferrous metal industries; chromosome changes; mutagens
Descriptors (secondary) ethyl xanthate; ammonium molybdate; butyl xanthate; molybdenum trioxide; human experiments; molybdenum; animal experiments
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Antifertility and prenatal effects
Smelting and refining operations
Inorganic substances
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures