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Main Title Chemical market input/output analysis of selected chemical substances to assess sources of environmental contamination : task I, naphthylamines /
Author Meylan, William M. ; Howard, Philip H. ; Sack., Milton ;
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Author Title of a Work
Meylan, William M.
Howard, Philip H.
Sack, Milton.
CORP Author Syracuse Research Corp., N.Y. Center for Chemical Hazard Assessment.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. Office of Toxic Substrancs.
Publisher Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Toxic Substances ; For sale by the National Technical Information Service,
Year Published 1976
Report Number EPA 560/6-77-002; TR-76-523; EPA-68-01-3224
Stock Number PB-271 018
OCLC Number 809863342
Subjects Naphthylamines--Toxicology
Additional Subjects Chemical industry ; Industrial wastes ; Environmental surveys ; Process charting ; Herbicides ; Dyes ; Industrial hygiene ; Public health ; Pesticides ; Cost analysis ; Management planning ; Sources ; Sites ; Process charting ; Technology ; Manufacturing ; Carcinogens ; Chemical reactions ; Synthesis(Chemistry) ; Naphthylamine ; Environmental chemical substitutes ; Occupational Safety and Health Administration
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EJBD  EPA 560-6-77-002 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 09/18/2014
ELBD ARCHIVE EPA 560-6-77-002 Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023
NTIS  PB-271 018 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation vii, 95 leaves : charts ; 28 cm
This report considers the sources of environmental contamination from naphthylamines. Because beta-naphthylamine is a proven human carcinogen and there are other alternatives to its use, it is no longer produced and consumed commercially in the United States. However, alpha-naphthylamine, which is a suspected carcinogen, is still manufactured for use as a chemical intermediate for dyes and herbicides. Thus, this report concentrates on the commercial production and use of alpha-naphthylamine. Standards established by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration have controlled the occupational exposure to alpha-naphthylamine and have also had an impact on reducing contamination of the external environment. The OSHA regulations, along with current industry practices, appear to have eliminated the release of alpha-naphthylamine to the external environment. However, firm conclusions on the potential release of alpha-naphthylamine from its uses as a chemical intermediate require effluent monitoring data that is unavailable at this time. Further, it is possible that an alpha-naphthylamine-derived compound could be released to the environment and then degrade to alpha-naphthylamine. At least two possible sources of this type of contamination seem possible.
"EPA 560/6-77-002." Prepared by Syracuse Research Corp., Center for Chemical Hazard Assessment, Syracuse N.Y., under contract no. 68-01-3224, task I, SCR no. L1273-06. "Prepared for: Office of Toxic Substances, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. 20460." Issued March 1976. Includes bibliographical references (pages 93-95).