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Main Title Status Assessment of Toxic Chemicals: Benzene.
Author Ochsner, J. C. ; Blackwood, T. R ; Zeagler., L. D. ;
CORP Author Monsanto Research Corp., Dayton, OH.;Industrial Environmental Research Lab.-Cincinnati, OH.
Year Published 1979
Report Number EPA-68-03-2550; EPA-600/2-79-210D;
Stock Number PB80-146335
Additional Subjects Environmental surveys ; Benzene ; Chemical industry ; Assessments ; Public health ; Pollution control ; Technology ; Regulations ; Industrial wastes ; Combustion products ; Forecasting ; Manufacturing ; Design ; Process charting ; Economics ; Exhaust emissions ; Motor vehicles ; Solid wastes ; Water pollution ; Air pollution ; Physical properties ; Chemical properties ; Sources ; Utilization ; Path of pollutants
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NTIS  PB80-146335 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
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Benzene is one of the most ubiquitous organic chemicals, widely employed as a solvent, as a fuel component, and for the synthesis of other organic chemicals. This report details the emission of benzene from industrial sources and from the largest source of all, the operation of motor vehicles. Descriptions of the health hazards of benzene exposure are included, and both current and anticipated regulations are listed. The report is concluded with recommendations of areas for further study.