||Alternative control technology document : ethylene oxide sterilization/fumigation operations /
||Midwest Research Inst., Cary, NC.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards.
|| United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards ; Available from the National Technical Information Service,
||EPA-450/3-89-007; 68-02-4379; EPA-68-02-4379
Disinfection and disinfectants--United States.
Air pollution control ;
Ethylene oxide ;
State government ;
Local government ;
Cost analysis ;
Operating costs ;
Medical supplies ;
Insect control ;
Materials recovery ;
Volatile organic compounds ;
||Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy.
||100 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
The report presents technical information that State and local agencies can use to develop strategies for reducing VOC (i.e., EO) emissions for sterilization/fumigation facilities. The information in the document will allow planners to identify available control alternatives and evaluate the VOC reduction and cost of implementing controls. The document provides information on sterilization/fumigation processes, EO (Ethylene Oxide) emissions, and emission reductions, and cost associated with the application of control units. Section 2.0 presents a summary of the findings of the study. Section 3.0 provides a description of sterilization/fumigation facility operations and emission sources. Section 4.0 provides a description of alternative control techniques for the reduction of ethylene oxide emissions. Section 5.0 presents a cost analysis that includes a methodology for computing annualized equipment and operating costs. A list of contacts at various Federal agencies who are knowledgeable about sterilization/fumigation processes is presented in Appendix A.
"EPA-450/3-89-007." "March 1989." Contract no. 68-02-4379. Includes bibliographical references. Microfiche.