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ID (ISN) del documento54135
Número CIS 90-1304
ISBN(s) 90-5307-037-0
Año 1989
Número de serie Arbeidsinspectie RA 6/89
Autor(es)
Werkgroep van Deskundigen ter vaststelling van MAC-waarden (Dutch Expert Committee for Occupational Standards)
Título Report on a health-based occupational exposure limit for ethylene oxide
Título original Rapport inzake grenswaarde ethyleenoxide [en holandés]
Información bibliográfica Department of Social Affairs and Employment, Directorate-General of Labour (Ministerie van Sociale Zaken en Werkgelegenheid, Directoraat-Generaal van de Arbeid), Postbus 69, 2270 MA Voorburg, Netherlands, 1989. 21p. 9 ref.
Resumen This report contains data on ethylene oxide: chemical and physical properties, occurrence and applications, environmental and biological monitoring, toxicokinetics; toxicity; current exposure limits in the Netherlands and other countries. In view of the genotoxic effects of ethylene oxide, no advice could be given on an occupational exposure level that would prevent all health hazards. Using a linear model of extrapolation the risk of cancer is calculated for various exposure levels (exposure during the whole working life): exposure level of 0.5ppm (8h TWA): risk 4 x 10-3; exposure level of 12.5ppb: risk 1 x 10-4; exposure level of 0.125ppb: risk 1 x 10-6.
Descriptores (primarios) valores umbrales; óxido de etileno; Países Bajos
Descriptores (secundarios) valoración de la toxicidad; informe
Tipo de documento E - Libros, informes, actas
Tema(s) Sustancias tóxicas y peligrosas
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Occupational exposure limits
Ethers
Ethylene oxide