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RECORD NUMBER: 2 OF 2
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|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|
|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|
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.