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Document ID (ISN)41205
CIS number 84-58
ISSN - Serial title Gigiena truda i professional'nye zabolevanija
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Prilipko V.A.
Title Effect of ferrite dust on the body and establishment of hygienic standards for ferrite levels in workplace air
Original title K voprosu o vlijanii pylej ferritov na organizm i gigieničeskoe normirovanie ih soderžanija v vozduhe rabočej zony [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Apr. 1982, No.4, p.23-26. 4 ref.
Abstract Five chemically different ferrites showed weak pneumoconiotic effects and were toxic in chronic inhalation experiments with rats and mice. The ferrites altered protein and nucleic acid metabolism and liver function and produced morphological alterations in internal organs. The extent of the effects depended on the physico-chemical properties of the individual ferrites. Recommended MACs for dusts are: magnesium-manganese and manganese-zinc ferrites, 1mg/m3; nickel-zinc and nickel-copper ferrites, 2mg/m3; barium ferrites, 4mg/m3.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; USSR; respirable dust; ferrites; iron and compounds
Descriptors (secondary) magnesium; barium; manganese; iron; nickel; fibrogenic effects; copper; zinc; metabolic disturbances; animal experiments; hepatotoxic effects
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Iron and compounds
Inorganic substances