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Document ID (ISN)50226
CIS number 88-1576
ISSN - Serial title 0465-546X - Medicina y seguridad del trabajo
Year 1986
Convention or series no.
Author(s) García Goday J.M., Arbizu Duralde A.
Title Atmospheric pollutants - Basis for exposure limits
Original title Contaminantes atmosféricos - Base de los límites de exposición [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Apr.-June 1986, Vol.33, No.131, p.16-24. 7 ref.
Abstract General description of methods used for the determination of safe exposure limits for pollutants, including carcinogenic substances, in the work environment. Coverage: existing exposure limits in the United States (TLVs, ceiling values, combined effects of various substances); determination of TLVs (epidemiologic studies, the use of chemical analogies for new substances, animal and human experiments); limitations of the concept of TLVs; exposure limits in other countries (USSR, France); exposure limits in Spain; exposure limits for carcinogenic substances.
Descriptors (primary) harmful substances; determination of exposure limits; hazard evaluation; limitation of exposure
Descriptors (secondary) carcinogens; USSR; USA; Spain; description of technique; permissible levels; animal experiments; human experiments; synergism; France
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation