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Accession Number PB86-102597
Title Health Assessment Document for Ethylene Oxide. Final Report.
Publication Date Jun 1985
Media Count 314p
Personal Author B. Harris D. A. Gray J. Santodonato S. Bosch
Abstract The largest single use of ethylene oxide is as an intermediate in the synthesis of ethylene glycol. However, small amounts of this epoxide are used as a sterilant or pesticide in commodities, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, tobacco, and other items, rep ...
Keywords Air pollution
Assessments
Cancer
Carcinogens
Chemical properties
Ecology
Environmental health
Environmental surveys
Epidemiology
Ethylene oxide
Exposure
Hazardous materials
Health risks
Industrial hygiene
Laboratory animals
Land pollution
Microorganisms
Mutagens
Occupational safety and health
Path of pollutants
Pesticides
Pharmacokinetics
Physical properties
Potable water
Toxic substances
Toxicology
Transport properties
Water pollution



 
Source Agency Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development
NTIS Subject Category 68G - *
57Y - *
41I - *
94D - Job Environment
68D - Water Pollution & Control
68A - Air Pollution & Control
57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
57H - Ecology
Corporate Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Health and Environmental Assessment.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 8602
Contract Number N/A

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