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Main Title Letter from Hooker Chemicals and Plastics Corporation to US EPA submitting Information on Health Effects Specifically Alleged Injuries from Primarily Chlorine Gas Exposure with Attachment.
CORP Author Hooker Chemical Corp., Niagara Falls, NY.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Toxic Substances.
Publisher 12 May 1978
Year Published 1978
Report Number 8EHQ-0578-0146;
Stock Number OTS-0200444
Additional Subjects Chlorine gases ; Toxicity ; Exposure ; Air pollution ; Hydrocarbons ; Health effects ; Injuries ; US EPA ; Chemical plants ; Occupational safety and health ; Construction workers ; Chemical compounds ; Diammonium phosphate ; Acrolein ; Louisiana ; Respiratory system ; Neurological disorders ; Irritation ; Hooker Chemicals and Plastics Corporation(HCPC) ; Airborne chemicals
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  OTS-0200444 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 90p
Report describing health complaints voiced by construction workers at a construction plant in Louisiana. The plant workers were reportedly exposed to a variety of airborne chemicals including chlorine gas, trichloroethylene, perchloroethlene, hydrogen chloride, and sulfur monochloride (possibly also acrolein, diammonium phosphate, and various hydrocarbons). The workers' complaints included loss of taste and smell, muscle weakness, various neurological disorders, fatigue, and other health problems.