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Main Title Acute Exposure Guideline Levels for Selected Airborne Chemicals. Volume 10.
CORP Author National Research Council, Washington, DC. Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology.; Department of Defense, Washington, DC.; Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
Year Published 2011
Report Number ISBN-978-0-309-21987-7; DOD-W81K04-06-D-0023; EPA-EP-W-09-007
Stock Number PB2012-100104
Subjects Air pollution effects; Environmental exposure; Chemical industry; Disasters; Toxic substances; Hazardous materials; Health hazards; Health effects; Respiratory diseases; Methyl isocyanate; Industrial accidents; Emergency planning; Response; Medical services
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NTIS PB2012-100104 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 03/29/2012
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Abstract This report is the tenth volume in the series Acute Exposure Guideline Levels for Selected Airborne Chemicals. In the Bhopal disaster of 1984, approximately 2,000 residents living near a chemical plant were killed and 20,000 more suffered irreversible damage to their eyes and lungs following accidental release of methyl isocyanate. The toll was particularly high because the community had little idea what chemicals were being used at the plant, how dangerous they might be, or what steps to take in an emergency. This tragedy served to focus international attention on the need for governments to identify hazardous substances and to assist local communities in planning how to deal with emergency exposures.
Supplementary Notes See also PB2011-102499 (Volume 9). Sponsored by Department of Defense, Washington, DC. and Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
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