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Main Title Health assessment document for manganese.
Author Bilinski, H. ; Bruins, R. J. F. ; Erdreich, L. ; Fugas, M. ; Kello, D. ; Erdreich, Linda S.
CORP Author United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Environmental Criteria and Assessment Office.; Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Environmental Criteria and Assessment Office.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Office of Health and Environmental Assessment, Environmental Criteria and Assessment Office,
Year Published 1984
Report Number EPA-600/8-83-013F
Stock Number PB84-229954
OCLC Number 12940364
Subjects Manganese--Toxicology.
Additional Subjects Manganese--Toxicology ; Air pollution ; Manganese ; Evaluation ; Exposure ; Public health ; Toxicity ; Epidemiology ; Health hazards ; Environmental transport ; Air pollution effects(Humans) ; Environment protection ; Environmental persistence ; Carcinogenesis ; Mutagens ; Teratogens
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EHAM  RA1231.M4EPA-600 8-83-013F Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 04/29/2016
EJAD  EPA 600/8-83-013F Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 11/26/1993
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-8-83-013F Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 12/22/2014
EJED  EPA 600/8-83-013F OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 01/01/1988
EKAM  EPA-600/8-83-013F Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 10/13/1995
EKBD  EPA-600/8-83-013F Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 08/02/1996
EOBD  EPA 600/8-83-013F NEIC Library/Denver,CO 10/04/2010
ERAD  EPA 600/8-83-013F Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 02/26/2013
ESAD  EPA 600-8-83-013F Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 07/29/2005
NTIS  PB84-229954 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 28 cm
Abstract The document evaluates data on occurrence, sources, and transport of manganese in the environment and data on metabolism, pharmacokinetics, laboratory toxicological and epidemiologic studies to determine the nature and dose response relationship of potential health effects on humans. Nationwide air sampling data indicate that mean manganese concentrations have declined from 0.11 micrograms per cu. m. in 1953-1957 to 0.033 micrograms per cu. m. in 1982. The effects of major concern to humans exposed to manganese are on neurological and on pulmonary function. The CNS effects have been observed in humans at exposure levels above 5 mg/cu. m. and are incapacitating and generally irreversible. Data are equivocal between 1 and 5 mg/cu. m. but suggest decreased prevalence. There are no reports of these effects below 0.3 mg/cu. m. exposure. Pneumonia and chronic bronchitis occur at levels which are associated with neurological effects. Reduced lung function has been reported in children exposed to an estimated 3-11 micrograms per cu. m. from emission of a ferromanganese plant. However, studies of workers exposed to 40 micrograms per cu. m. did not show respiratory symptoms. Animal studies qualitatively support pulmonary effects of manganese exposure. Respiratory symptoms occur at lower levels than neurological symptoms and are therefore considered to be the critical effect based on available data.
Notes "August 1984"--Cover. "EPA-600/8-83-013F." "Final report." Includes bibliographical references. "May 1984."
Place Published Cincinnati, Ohio
Supplementary Notes See also PB83-217786.
Corporate Au Added Ent United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Environmental Criteria and Assessment Office.
PUB Date Free Form 1984
NTIS Prices PC A16/MF A01
BIB Level m
Document Type BC
Medium unmediated
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Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20160419144057
Language eng
Origin OCLC
OCLC Rec Leader 01305cam 2200325Ia 45020