The Resource Acute exposure guideline levels for selected airborne chemicals, Volume 16, Committee on Acute Exposure Guidelines Levels, Committee on Toxicology, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies, (electronic resource/)

Acute exposure guideline levels for selected airborne chemicals, Volume 16, Committee on Acute Exposure Guidelines Levels, Committee on Toxicology, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies, (electronic resource/)

Label
Acute exposure guideline levels for selected airborne chemicals, Volume 16
Title
Acute exposure guideline levels for selected airborne chemicals
Title number
Volume 16
Statement of responsibility
Committee on Acute Exposure Guidelines Levels, Committee on Toxicology, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies
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Sponsoring body
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Extremely hazardous substances can be released accidentally as a result of chemical spills, industrial explosions, fires, or accidents involving railroad cars and trucks transporting EHSs. Workers and residents in communities surrounding industrial facilities where these substances are manufactured, used, or stored and in communities along the nations railways and highways are potentially at risk of being exposed to airborne extremely hazardous substances during accidental releases or intentional releases by terrorists. Pursuant to the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has identified approximately 400 extremely hazardous substances on the basis of acute lethality data in rodents.Acute Exposure Guideline Levels for Selected Airborne Chemicals, Volume 16 identifies, reviews, and interprets relevant toxicologic and other scientific data for selected aliphatic nitriles, benzonitrile, methacrylonitrile, allyl alcohol, hydrogen selenide, ketene, and tear gasin order to develop acute exposure guideline levels (AEGLs) for these high-priority, acutely toxic chemicals. AEGLs represent threshold exposure limits (exposure levels below which adverse health effects are not likely to occur) for the general public and are applicable to emergency exposures ranging from 10 minutes (min) to 8 h. Three levels - AEGL-1, AEGL-2, and AEGL-3 - are developed for each of five exposure periods (10 min, 30 min, 1 h, 4 h, and 8 h) and are distinguished by varying degrees of severity of toxic effects. This report will inform planning, response, and prevention in the community, the workplace, transportation, the military, and the remediation of Superfund sites
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
628.55
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
TD879.H38
LC item number
.A28 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Acute exposure guideline levels for selected airborne chemicals, Volume 16, Committee on Acute Exposure Guidelines Levels, Committee on Toxicology, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies, (electronic resource/)
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http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=867980
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn880451350
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
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remote
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Acute exposure guideline levels for selected airborne chemicals, Volume 16, Committee on Acute Exposure Guidelines Levels, Committee on Toxicology, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=867980
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn880451350
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote

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