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Document ID (ISN)64601
CIS number 95-1067
Year 1991
Convention or series no. NTP 286-1991
Author(s) Rosell Farrás M.G., Guardino Solá X.
Title Occupational exposure to ethylene oxide. Updating of NTP-157
Original title Oxido de etileno: exposición laboral. Actualización de la NTP-157 [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 1991. 4p. 7 ref.
Abstract Information note on the monitoring of occupational exposure to ethylene oxide (EO). Though EO is not mentioned in Directive 91/322/EEC (CIS 92-1427) concerning indicative exposure limits within the Community, a STEL value of 5ppm over 15min has been given by OSHA. Tables indicate various determination methods for EO (NIOSH, OSHA, other methods, direct-reading methods), with their respective advantages. Validation criteria are also given.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; sampling and analysis; ethylene oxide
Descriptors (secondary) evaluation of technique; passive dosimeters; data sheet; sampling methods; sampling instruments
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Ethers
Ethylene oxide